Scopes are the back ends used to provide results for searches performed through the Unity Dash.

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Ubuntu touch devel emulator not recognized by sdk ide

I want to test my scope on an emulator, so I created an i386 emulator instance with the devel channel. I can start the emulator from inside the sdk ide and it will boot properly (I can unlock the ...
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Ubuntu SDK emulator starts up but the Devices tab says “The device is currently booting…”

I'm trying to setup an Ubuntu emulated device with a click package. But even after the emulator starts up the devices tab show that the device is booting. Pressing the refresh button does not help ...
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How to test a javascript scope on a real phone?

I'm developing my first scope, hoping to enter the scopes showdown contest. I've decided to make a javascript scope. I'm having fun with the SDK and following along the javascript scopes tutorial at ...
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Error when running CMake Ubuntu SDK IDE Setup Wizard

I'm trying to create a C++ Unity scope the ubuntu SDK IDE. Using the setup wizard I have created my project, but the CMake wizard cannot run CMake. I get the following error: E: Failed to change to ...
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Reinstalling the El Pais scope on Ubuntu phone

The other day I was cleaning my Ubuntu phone from apps that had been installed by default and I didn't want. I uninstalled El Pais thinking it was a webapp not related to the scope, which I find way ...
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Which aggregator scopes exist in ubuntu scope?

I was thinking about developing an aggregator scope for ubuntu touch, but I can't find a list of some sort that shows which aggregator scopes are already available. On the ubuntu website, they give a ...
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JavaScript scope online accounts - OnlineAccountClient error

I'm trying to run a Unity JavaScript scope which uses online accounts on Ubuntu 15.10 on the Unity Scopes Tool, but I get an error when using the OnlineAccountClient class. I followed the Online ...
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Error when running scope on emulator

I'm trying to run the template scope in the emulator of the Ubuntu SDK in 15.04. The scope builds just fine, but when I try to run it in the emulator, it gives me the following error: scoperunner: ...
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Can't install needed python3-scope-harness for Ubuntu Scopes dev in Go

At https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/scopes/tutorials/developing-scopes-go/ it tells me to run sudo apt-get install unity-scope-tool golang git bzr python3-scope-harness mercurial But I receive ...
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Ubuntu SDK error running scope example

I'm learning to create a Scope for Ubuntu Touch with the Ubuntu SDK (installed from PPA) in Ubuntu 16.04. I created a C++ Scope from template. When I'm trying to run I'm getting this error: ...
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Where do I submit a bug report for video scope on ubuntu phone?

I can't seem to find the right place to submit a bug report for the Video scope on the Ubuntu phone. Its not listed here https://launchpad.net/unity-scopes
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How can I remove scope from Ubuntu phone home screen?

I've had my Ubuntu phone, a BQ E5, for a week now, and after first problems with Internet access (it's ok now), I'm getting to like it. What I'm very unhappy with, however, is the fact that the scope ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 4: scope number and background colour queries

I've rooted and installed ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu on a Nexus 4 and everything seems to be working. I have two queries and I can't find the answer online so hoping for help here! 1.) I only seem ...
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How to scale images on Unity-Scope

Does anyone know how to scale images on Unity Scope's Previews? When I try to emulate my Scope on the Ubuntu sdk the preview image shown well, with reasonable size, but on real device the scope ...
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After updating to 15.10, my scopes projects fail to build for the unity-scope-tool. “error: g++ version must be 4.9!”

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10. I have been making scopes, and many of my scopes projects stopped building after the upgrade. My work process consists of running the scopes first in the ...
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How to center text inside an Ubuntu scope card?

I originally posted this in StackOverflow, but got no response, so I'm now asking here. I'm creating a scope for Ubuntu touch and I'm having trouble figuring out how to style the text inside a card ...
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location problem scopes without wifi and without gps

Im not sure if this it's a bug or not. When i have disabled the wifi and gps scopes always locate me in Madrid. I thought that with the data of the sim you can know your location with less of 2 km ...
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Days ahead setting in upcoming events & agenda calendar in ubuntu touch (phone)

I would like to know how to change view setting on how many days ahead are displayed in Upcoming events scope (currently limited to two days from now) and/or view setting on how many days ahead are ...
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No weather information in the scopes

My BQ aquaris E5 no longer displays weather information in the scopes. No information in the "the weather channel" scope and no weather information in the "today" scope. Localization is on and the ...
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Scopes reboot non stop, language of the system is changed, computer can't open the peripheral

I got a problem with my ubuntu touch phone (aquaris E4.5). Today there was an update, I thought it was the OTA-4 but checking the parameters it was display ubuntu 14.10 (r22). Everything worked ...
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What is the difference between Unity scopes and lenses? [duplicate]

From what I understand, Unity has two different types of "plugins", scopes and lenses. What is the difference between these two?
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Globally disable “include online search results”

We have started replacing some Windows desktops with Ubuntu for some users in the organization I work. Because of our policies we need to globally disable the following features: The Include online ...
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Show upcoming events in the today scope on ubuntu phone

I would like to see more upcoming events in my today scope (e.g. all events of this week or the next 5 events). Is there a way to show more then just the events that are actually today? Thanks, for ...
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In which package is the more_suggestions.scope located and what does it do?

I can see that there are several scopes in Ubuntu 14.04 like searchin.scope web.scope books.scope news.scope more_suggestions.scope recipes.scope etc. What functions do these scopes perform? ...
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Today and Nerby scopes have disapeared

Turned my bq Aquaris 4.5 ubuntu edition phone on this morning and the "Today" and "Nerby" scopes have disappeared. Apps,News,Video and Photos are still working. Any ideas? I have rebooted the phone ...
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No events in the Today scope on Ubuntu Phone

My BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition has access to my Google account, but none of my Google calender items is shown as part of the Events section of the Today scope. Why is there no events in the Today ...
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scope developing / how to change scope result inside perform_action

I became bit lost with how to set a result attribute or trigger scope search (refresh) inside Scope::perform_action method or in methods of ActivationQuery object. The idea is to change data in a ...
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Background image for the scopes

is it possible to change the white background image for the scopes and system settings and use for example the same image as the lockscreen?
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Correct way to create Ubuntu Scope Project?

Recently I tried to write an ubuntu scope project using ubuntu-sdk in 15.04, I found that no matter what I set the name, nickname and scope name, the appid (or package) will have the name at the ...
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Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5 today screen does not automatically change

I have a new Ubuntu Aquaris E4.5 phone (latest updates installed). Locale UK Timzone British Summer Time. The Today Scope screen does not automatically change days, so for example today is Thursday, ...
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Where to report a bug/feature for the Today scope of Ubuntu Touch?

The "Weather" section of the "Today" scope on my Ubuntu phone shows temperatures in Fahrenheit units. I am using the metric system and would like to see Celsius degrees. I suppose this is related to ...
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Extending scopes

Is it possible to extend existing scopes on ubuntu-touch? Take the news scope for example, would it be possible to add additional news sources besides the ones already present (bbc news, euronews, ...
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How do I reorder scopes on Ubuntu Touch?

I accidentally unfavourited the Today scope and some others whilst exploring the UI of my Aquaris E4. I found how to add them back but not how to reorder them? I want the Today scope to be first.
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Difference between Scopes and Apps in Ubuntu touch

In the last couple of years I made several apps for Android (Native and with Cordova) and now I want to develop apps for Ubuntu Touch. I am not yet in the possession of a Ubuntu supported phone (I ...
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Unity lens - what is 'locked-scopes'

Pulling up the .dconf editor GUI, under unity/lenses, there is the 'locked-scopes' field. What does it do?
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Unity 8 scopes: changing the card color has no effect

The example scope that comes with the ubuntu-sdk implements a client for the OpenWeatherMap API. If I specify "card-background" in the category renderer template (because I want to have background ...
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Documentation / guides for offline ubuntu phone scopes

I've been working on an Ubuntu phone scope that is NOT connecting to the internet, it is retrieving local results. I am having difficulty, which is mostly due to not having a guide for how to write a ...
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Scope settings - what does “list” type returns?

i am trying to get the string selected from a list (defined in the settings.ini with name [listname]) using this code: unity::scopes::VariantMap config = settings(); std::string selected_string = ...
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How do I add categories to a scope?

I'm playing around with the Ubuntu SDK. At the moment I'm trying to create a Unity 8 Scope. Currently I'm stuck with the following: How do I add categories to the scope (the selection list above the ...
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Cannot build unity scope from qt creator

I am trying to do the unity scope tutorial from ubuntu developer's site. I follow the following steps Create new project (unity scope) Set name and directory parameters As kit i choose i386 ubuntu ...
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Testing existing Ubuntu scopes without a supported device

I'm interested in participating in the Ubuntu app Showdown in which you have to make a scope. But before I begin developing I'd like to see how scopes work and what scopes are available. I don't ...
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Force Dash and/or Smart Scopes through Tor Network?

When I enter keystrokes into Unity Dash with an original 14.04 setup, my understanding is that these are sent to local- as well as cloud-based "Smart Scopes" on Canonical servers. How can I configure ...
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A required package was not found - Ubuntu SDK default template has this error

I want to do some Unity Scope development and I'm getting this error: CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPkgConfig.cmake:283 (message): A required package was not found Here's a quick ...
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dash doesn't show askubuntu search results on 14.04

Unfortunatly I get no search results from askubuntu, although it should be integrated in unity-scope-home. Could anybody explain how to reconfigure the dash to get it working? I tried reinstalling ...
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How do you add The Pirate Bay scope?

So, I've installed unity-scope-piratebay, but it doesn't work in 14.04. unity-lens-torrents is not published for trusty and even after installing from a .deb file it doesn't work. There is no lens and ...
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Cannot run the Unity 8 openclipart scope example

Following the instructions of this page, I have installed the Ubuntu SDK and downloaded the tutorials source code. The openclipart scope builds correctly, but I have a runtime error: $ ...
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Does lens exist in Ubuntu14.04?

When I import 'Lens' from 'gi.repository' in Python, it shows that the Lens doesn't exist, as well as 'Scope'. But 'SimpleScope' exist. Is there any structural changing between Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Adding lenses and scopes to Unity in Ubuntu 14.04

Ok, so I've recently gone through this post, and want to add some of the scopes mentioned there. I wanted to add the scope for Wikipedia, so I used the following code : sudo add-apt-repository ...
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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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How to plug a custom scope in the dash

I have followed the tutorial for creating a scope found here http://developer.ubuntu.com/scopes/tutorials/unity-8-scope-example-openclipart/ I managed to modify the code and have the scope retrieve ...