Hi. Im very happy right now with smart launcher. But I would like something fully open source. I want something minimal, but that allows me to have desktop pictures, because I make my own wallpapers.

Also it would be good to create folders or apo categories.

Thank you.

@motorondo@lemmy.ml
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I really like KISS launcher. I got tired of trying to arrange home screen app icons. For me, using the app history and searching for apps is much faster.

same here. I also use KISS launcher.

@sharknadoes@lemmy.ml
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Can confirm. Or any minimalistic launcher that’s based on search

Totally agree…

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As someone who is new to the FOSS world, what does an app launcher do and what makes one better than another?

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An app launcher is basically your homescreen on an android smartphone. They are different in design and have sometimes different features like the KISS Launcher which has a search bar and doesn’t have any apps on the page itself. If you have an androur smartphone you can just try one and see if it feels better to you. I really enjoy the KISS Launcher too

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+1 Kiss Launcher. Search is by far the best way to interact with any OS, including phone.

@oshitwaddup@lemmy.ml
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Yep. And being able to set it as the system assistant and open with the keyboard up is great when you don’t have google on your phone

@newhoa@lemmy.ml
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I really like OpenLauncher! It’s nice looking and very responsive even on my very old phone. It does folder/category grouping on the desktop/dock, supports gestures and supports icon packs and color theming. I can’t set the wallpaper directly with OpenLauncher, but I usually set those with the gallery app and that works fine for me.

Multis
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Sentien Launcher - Based on KISS launcher

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Unlauncher. At first it seemed a little… too empty for my tastes, but then I noticed how much time it saved me from my phone.

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I ended up choosing Olauncher, which k think is based on that one and works the same way. I just wanna have my own wallapapers, and I like how smooth and clean it looks. And yeah, its actually amazing.

@guysoft@lemmy.ml
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I still use Lawnchair. That pun never gets old. And I have yet to see a missing feature

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I would try it. But the fdroid version haven’t received updates in a while

@danileonis@lemmy.ml
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Try Omega

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Luke Launcher best launcher!

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