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gnome 3.4 use gnome search/scope to run some web query

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 with gnome 3.4 I wonder if it's possible to use the "scope" - the search line in the desktop overview, to run some web query - like the omnibox in chrome, for example search ...
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Search results in gnome shell 3.8

I have two users on my ubuntu 13.04. Both use gnome shell 3.8 from the PPA. The problem I have is that with one of my user, the search tool in gnome shell does not work well. For example, searching ...
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Nautilus search provider Gnome-Shell Activities / Overview

I do not get search results for files in the Gnome Shell overview except for files that are placed in my Home folder. Currently, I am using Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 with GS 3.8 from the Gnome3 PPA, but have ...
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Konsole like terminal for Gnome

I would like to switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu but so far I couldn't find a terminal emulator for Gnome which had history support like Konsole does. In Konsole you can set the history to be unlimited ...
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Find file by content - Simple GUI-based solution

I'm looking for a GUI way to search for a textfile file by content on Ubuntu precise/Gnome 3 (i.e. find all "*.rb" files which contain the word "script" in "~/Documents" and subdirectories). I know ...
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No recent files in GNOME Shell in 12.04

I upgraded from an almost default install of 11.10 to 12.04. All went well. I can boot into GNOME Shell. Get Activities overview, except that there are no recent files! In 11.10, I used to get Recent ...
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How do I use the GUI to search for files in GNOME?

On the command line I regularly use locate, or more often a locate x | grep y pattern to find a file I know exists but can't find! I'd like something that did this quickly in the GUI. Can't find it ...
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Enable web Search in gnome-shell

Unfortunately i disable gnome-shell web search option with the following command gsettings set org.gnome.shell disabled-open-search-providers "['google.xml', 'wikipedia.xml']" How to re-enable it? ...
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Is it possible to re-arrange the search providers on the GNOME Shell Activities Overview display?

I have added additional search providers (e.g., AskUbuntu, Wolfram, YouTube) in the /usr/share/gnome-shell/search_providers directory. These work great. However, the order in which they appear on ...
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Is it possible to remove 'Contacts' from Gnome Shell?

Whenever I search for a program in Gnome Shell's search panel, some contacts from Pidgin will appear. E.g. when I search for Chromium, by typing chr, Chris Andersen will appear. I don't want this to ...
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Is it possible to remove or replace Google search in GNOME Shell's dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to customise the search engine buttons in GNOME Shell? I am have made a couple of posts about GNOME 3.2. And I know its not technically finished yet. Not ...
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Is it possible to customise the search engine buttons in GNOME Shell?

When searching in gnome-shell, there are two buttons towards the bottom of the screen which can be used to search with Wikipedia and Google. Is there any way to customise these? If, say, I wanted to ...
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Is there a shortcut for Places->search for files in classic mode?

Is there a shortcut for Places -> Search for Files on Ubuntu 11.04 (classic)?
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Filter function in file managers? [closed]

I'm a gnome user (i used to be a kde3 user but i'd rather prefer gnome2 to kde4). The only thing I miss of it is dolphin filter function... It's possible to implement or have it in a gnome file ...