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I am currently on Ubuntu 10.10 and use Alt+F2 quiet a lot.

  • I can enter commands
  • I can enter paths

... and I have autocompletion for example to open /home/myuser I can type /ho/my

I will upgrade to the newest Ubuntu and do not like Unity etc. so I will switch to KDE.

Is there a replacement for that functionality in KDE?

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Yes. KDE has a replacement of it. It can also be accessed with the same shortcut - Alt-F2. This is called Krunner.

Here is a screenshot

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Yes I saw the krunner, but it does not support autocomplete. – Alex Sep 26 '12 at 8:00

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