I know a similar question was asked by EmyrB How do you change the search location of the Music Lens?, but the answer says that the lens uses Banshee, but I don't use Banshee, I use Clementine. Is there a way of getting the lens to actually read the music folder instead of Banshee's database? If not, how hard is it to create a lens to look at your music folder?
There is currently no way to use another player besides banshee with the music lens. In order to have the music lens read from clementine, you would need to write a clementine scope.
Help documentation for this is available at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/Lenses#Creating_a_Scope.
"You can install Rhythmbox, Clementine and Guayadeque scopes in Ubuntu 11.10 by running following commands in the terminal.
All of these three scopes functions perfectly with the default Banshee scope of Unity music lens. When you search for a particular song, results from all four scopes are displayed in the music lens."
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