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Can the C++ API be used to develop scopes for Unity 7?

I want to develop a Unity 7 scope for Ubuntu 14.04. I've found a nice introduction here, but unity-scope-tool depends on Unity 8 which I don't won't to install. As I can see, most of the other scopes ...
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Unity Scope to read XMP metadata from local files

I have seen various tutorials on writing Unity Scopes, including the one on developer.ubuntu.com However, they all appear to concentrate on scopes that download data from various web services. I am ...
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0answers
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Porting a Unity Lens to Ubuntu 13.10

All in the title. I have a lens written in Python which used to work. Doesn't anymore on Saucy because it seems that everything changed. Is there a guide somewhere to help with porting ? J.F. Dockes
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1answer
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Which scopes are available in the default Ubuntu installation?

After I've installed Ubuntu, which scopes are readily available to return results from the Dash?
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1answer
336 views

How do I debug my Unity Scope?

I've started writing a scope for the Unity Dash, but it seems not to return results. I'd like to find out why: how can I debug my scope?
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1answer
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What programming languages are scopes written in?

I'd like to get started writing a Scope for Ubuntu. What programming languages are available and what should I choose?
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1answer
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What opportunities do scopes offer to mobile operators?

Mobile phone operators are often concerned with providing a means to provide differentiation in the OS they ship, while not increasing the maintenance cost due to potential fragmentation. This might ...
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1answer
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Is any personal or sensitive data collected as part of the Smart Scopes Server?

The Smart Scopes technology implies submitting search queries online for them to be processed by the Smart Scopes Server from Canonical. Is any personal or sensitive data collected as part of the ...
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1answer
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What are Smart Scopes?

I've heard Ubuntu 13.10 will ship Smart Scopes technology. What are smart scopes?
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1answer
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Where on the filesytem could a user find the Unity scope files?

I am wanting to find the Unity scope folder so that I can study how the scopes are set up and programmed. Where on the filesytem could I find the Unity scope files?
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How to create a scope?

I'd like to create a custom scope that searches and returns results from an online source for personal use. Is this possible? And if so, how?
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1answer
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What are differences between a lens and scope?

Well it seems those two terms are the most popular ones since 11.04. What truly are the differences and similarities between them (lenses and scopes)?
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How do I start developing a lens for Unity? [duplicate]

I would like to know how to create one of those lenses for unity. I know how to program. but I don't know where to start. Are there certain libraries I should use or docs that I should read? Are there ...