Posted by admin on October 25th, 2008
Katapult can be installed using one of the following 1-click installs based on your openSUSE version.
openSUSE 11.0 ( Katapult-0.3.2.1-123.1)
openSUSE 10.3 ( Katapult-0.3.2.1-36)
openSUSE 10.2 (katapult-0.3.2.1-68.1)
NOTE: Click here to enable 1-click install in openSUSE 10.2
This should download the YaST MetaPackage file (YMP) and launch the YaST Package manager for installation. Click next on the window showing the selected repositories and next again on the package selection window and finally click Next on the installation proposal window. This should add the required repositories (click import when prompted to import the GPG Keys) and install “Katapult” and required dependencies. Click Finish when the installation is completed succesfully.
This installs Katapult under “Applications – Utilities – Desktop” as “Application launcher“. Click Application launcher to start Katapult for the first time. Katapult sits in the system tray. Click on the icon or press <ALT>+<SPACE> and start typing. When it disappears in the background, use <ALT>+<SPACE> again to bring it to front.
To configure Katapult, press <ALT>+<SPACE> and then <CTRL>+<C> and select “Configure Katapult” or simply right-click on Katapult system tray icon and select “Configure Katapult”
Lets get Katapult in action,
Do a Google search
Katapult isn’t as powerful as GNOME Do but certainly a very good application launcher for KDE users. Click here to visit the project homepage.