QuickAccess is a free and open source global menu application for Linux. Using QuickAccess, you can access user defined folders and create and run custom commands. It is background and system tray app. You add folders and sub folders in your menu. And manually execute the app or process using the add command features.
How to install QuickAccess on Ubuntu
You can install QuickAccess app via flatpak from the remote flathub. First install the latest version of flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.
Now open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below QuickAccess flatpak installation command. It will install the latest version of QuickAccess on your system.
flatpak install flathub com.georgefb.quickaccess
After the installation open QuickAccess using below command.
flatpak run com.georgefb.quickaccess
It is a system tray app . Using settings you can folders and custom command. After that open QuickAccess global menu using below commands.
dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=com.georgefb.quickaccess /QuickAccess com.georgefb.QuickAccess.showMenu int32:x
dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=com.georgefb.quickaccess /QuickAccess com.georgefb.QuickAccess.showDelayedMenu int32:200 int32:x
qdbus com.georgefb.quickaccess /QuickAccess showMenu x
You can change and replace x with a number from 0 to 9 to set the preferred position where the menu should open.