- plugins available for running applications, calculate math expressions, open Chrome or Firefox bookmarks, open files, run system commands (shutdown, lock, suspend, etc.), run terminal commands, control VirtualBox and search the web;
- the extensions are configurable: you can edit, add or remove web searches, configure which directories and file types the Files plugin should index, etc.;
- supports fuzzy search (this is disabled by default and can be enabled individually, per extension);
- you can modify the actions taken by pressing the modifier keys;
- configurable hotkey, maximum number of proposals, and more;
- ships with 35+ themes.
Albert 0.9.0 was released recently, bringing a new "External extensions" plugin that allows running programs and scripts as if they were Albert extensions. An example of such an extension for GoldenDict can be found in the Albert 0.9.0 release announcement. For writing and using external extensions, see the Albert documentation.
Other changes in Albert 0.9.0 include:
- added option to clear input text on hide (off by default);
- improved icon lookup performance;
- fixed random lagging while typing;
- various other performance improvements and bug fixes.
Install Albert in Ubuntu or Linux Mint via PPA
To install the latest Albert in Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04 or 14.04 / Linux Mint 18 or 17, use the following commands:
If you don't want to add the PPA, download the deb from HERE.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt update
sudo apt install albert
via Web Upd8 - Ubuntu / Linux blog http://ift.tt/2jGzwpg