is a versatile mini command-line. You can use it to start applications, open web pages, access bookmarks, search through your desktop data, calculate short equations, and many more.Pressing F2 opens the dialog. You just start typing and will start searching matches as soon as you've entered more than two characters. You can open the settings dialog to learn about ’s functionality, provided by plugins. You can navigate through the matches using the tab and arrow keys.

If you want to know what is going on on your system, there is the Show System Activity button, giving you quick access to a list of windows and processes, with options to monitor their output and kill processes.