Ubuntu 11.04 Natty user with Kubuntu Desktop Environment now can install OS X-Lion style takeoff launcher to add to desktop as a full screen app launcher.
Use the commands in terminal to install takeoff from ppa:ferramroberto/nattyextra:
sudo add-apt-repositorysudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install takeoff
After that, in right-click desktop menu select Add Widgets – > takeoff. In its settings window, set number of rows, number of columns:
Takeoff on kde-apps.org