Home Run Kicker 1.2.0 lets you access your favorite applications. Here's how you can install it in Kubuntu 14.04 or 13.10.
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:blue-shell/homerun
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install plasma-widget-homerun-kicker
The menu provides the apps displayed in categories and a search bar. Also, bug-fixes for systemd and a bunch of GUI enhancements have been integrated in the latest version of Homerun Kicker.More at Linux G