Aw smokes, not another emacs vs. vi thread
Just for the record...
I use Nano
Congrats on coming over to the dark side, mahesh, I and others here are at your service should you need it.
On that note...Gnome-Do
is, I think, the closest to what FARR does, and Docky
is it's launchbar cousin.
Keep in mind it is written in Mono
, which some find unappealing, but that also means If you're familiar with C#/.NET, then you'll probably find it easier to tweak/extend/bugfix.KRunner
is the KDE counterpart.Launchy
, and Kupfer
There really isn't an alternative to URL Snooper, aside from the online video download services.
Maybe there's a Firefox extension that does something similar?
AutoHotKey is hard to beat, but there are quite a few powerful scripting languages readily available in most Linux distros, in fact perhaps too many.(G)Awk
, and Lex/Yacc + Flex/Bison
are all classics that deserve a look for their powerful regular-expression integration.Python
you already know, Ruby
, are some higher-level ones you might get familiar with, though they all have their quirks and advantages.PyGTK
would be the alternative to PySide, though I'll admit Qt takes the prize for cross-compatibility
makes for a good alternative to QtCreator as well.
If you just need to pass a few infos to your shell scripts via simple dialog boxes, Zenity
or it's fork Yad
will do quite nicely.