Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Duck Launcher is an open-source dock and application launcher, written in Python and Qt, being available for the most popular Linux systems, enabling the users to easily open their favorite files and folders and launch applications.
Among others, the Duck Launcher has a menu search bar and an integrated file manager, for opening files. The apps can be organized in groups and directories, for an easier usage. The latest version available is Duck Launcher 0.64, which has been recently released.
In this article I will show you how to install Duck Launcher 0.64 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Duck Launcher 0.64 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the duck-launcher package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:the-duck/launcher
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install duck-launcher