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Albert launcher crashes (?) on linux Mint

I'm using Albert launcher on linux Mint 20.2, and some time after I launch it, I just notice it's not running anymore. Don't know if it crashed or something else killed it. In a different pc with same ...
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How to disable image caching in albert launcher

I'm trying to develop an extension to show a color code as the icon, however, Albert is caching the images used (SVG/PNG). Here is the snippet: # import cairosvg import albert import time import os ...
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Issues with Albert hotkeys

Albert on some systems may have problems like this: Setting a hotkey gets refused A particular hotkey is not allowed Hotkey issues on niche system XYZ Can't set single modifier hotkeys The set hotkey ...
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How can I make albert adopt the widget theme of my system?

On my Gnome desktop Albert widgets look like this although I use the ArcDark theme: How can I make albert adopt the GTK theme?
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When does albert launcher update its index?

I am enjoying using the Albert Launcher on Wasta Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 with Cinnamon desktop manager). It usually works well, but sometimes doesn't find files I am looking for. In my experience, search ...
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Why are my icons are not displayed correctly in albert launcher?

Under some circumstances Albert launcher does not show the icons correctly. Either the system theme is not picked up or the icons are simply empty. What should I do to let Albert display the icons ...
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Key <XY> could not be registered

On Ubuntu 20.04 the key binding Super+X doesn't work. The key sometimes does work sometimes not. What is the problem and what should I do to get my hotkey set up properly?
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How to set albert shortcut key to just 'super'

I want to trigger albert by just pressing the 'super' key. But everytime I do so in albert's settings, it only shows 'meta + ?' How do I make it happen?
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Getting python extensions to work in Albert

I installed Albert on Ubuntu 18.04 from here: https://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=home:manuelschneid3r&package=albert Then I cloned the Github python extensions repo as described ...
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Albert: Why are some applications not shown in the results?

I realized that some of the apps installed on my system are not accessible using albert. Why do they not show up when I query them?
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Albert looks weird on HiDPI screens

I have a high resolution display. When I start Albert the frontend appears extremely small. Can I somehow make Albert have the same scaling as my desktop environment?
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Can I let Albert ignore certain files/folders?

The files extension indexes a huge amount of files I actually never need. Can I tell albert to ignore particular files and subdirectories?
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How to avoid black border/background, i.e. no transparency, on albert?

I'm observing some weird behavior where there is a large black box behind albert. albert should just consist of the rounded rectangular shaped field in the middle of that black box - the black box ...
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Which application is used when I open a file item using albert?

When I open a file X application Y is used to open then file. But I'd rather like to see albert use application Z for it. How can I set the default application albert is using to open particular files?...
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How to install albert keyboard launcher?

I want to install a launcher similar to what i had in macOS that can search for files and folders and do various things, this is a far better way of navigating the file system instead of searching for ...
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Why are albert result items not sorted the way I prefer?

I would like to move the result items of the application extension up in front. Albert seems to have no particular order for items and actually I dont like this fact. How can I achieve something ...
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How can I autostart Albert?

Since I want albert to be always running, I want albert to start on desktop login. How can I make albert start itself on login?