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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Whisker Menu is an alternative to the Xfce application menu that tries to make finding and launching applications easier.
The tool allows you to quickly search for the application you want to launch or, if you don't know the application name, you can browse all the applications installed on the system by browsing through categories.
Other features include: customizable menu icon, resizable menu window and an option to show or hide the application description.