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

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Ubuntu Touch change scope “today”

Does anyone knows how to change the content of scope today? The news displayed there are totally unusable for me. I'm from germany and really not interested in news from El Pais or Cinco Dias. Is ...
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Uninstall default scopes in a ubuntu phone

I am using an ubuntu phone (version OTA-9.1). I want to delete extra scopes. When I search them in the Ubuntu Store with the keyword scope, i cannot reach more than 100 entries. This means that I ...
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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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Dash search does not find all of my files

For example: I create the file X.odt and then export it as pdf. After I click on dash search (the files filter is active) X. The X.odt appears with no problem but the X.pdf does not. That happens ...
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Where can I find more Ubuntu 13.10 unity scopes

I want to find more unity scopes for ubuntu 13.10 because I am new to Ubuntu and I want to use lots of unity scopes, if you can help me find some that would be awesome.
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Unity Scope doesn't search contacs

I migrated from Gnome 3.x to Unity, the one thing I miss is the contact search from Gnome. Mine online contacts Google and Facebook are successful synced with online accounts. When I looked in Gnome ...
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How to pass phone number to phone application from scope

I'd like to be able to pass a phone number to the phone application from within a preview of a scope. Is that possible? Is it done with action widgets? Is there an example of this somewhere in ...
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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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How to uninstall banshee scope in 13.10?

13.10 comes with a banshee scope. But it doesn't appear as an uninstall option like other scopes offer. So how does user uninstall this scope/lens?
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How to get working Firefox bookmarks scope?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, and saw that there is now a package "unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks", and I see in the dash sources list: However, I cannot find any of my bookmarks from the dash (the ...
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customizing scopes/lenses?

In the video scopes it shows 2 of my movies in my ~/Videos/Movies(/Media/Videos/Movies) folder. When I have some 20 movies in there. The scope wont show my TV shows either under ~/Videos/TV_Shows/. I ...
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Amazon app: how can I change the amazon country?

When I start the Amazon app on my M10 with Ubuntu-Touch this app starts automatically the UK store. I´m located in germany and would like to start the german store with this app. When trying to change ...
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Error during setup of unity-js-scopes-tool

I am going to create a Scope for Ubuntu Touch with the Ubuntu SDK. I used this JS-Tutorial. So I did the installation process within a fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox with the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't see installed software

I've install the "Ask Ubuntu Lens" from the software center but it didn't show up is the lenses and I can't search for it as an install app ! What should I do ?
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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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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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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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Youtube scope for unity dash

I just added the scope-youtube from the Lens for Unity ppa (atareao/lenses) along with the yavol needed lens to work with. I can open the yavol config tool to select browser/download/whatever, and the ...
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Searching Content Inside of Pictures and Scans?

I'm pretty exciting by the "scopes" within Ubuntu to search. However, I've had trouble finding any concrete answers on the following. I love using Evernote and Google Drive because they both search ...
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Ubuntu Touch Store App and Scope sources

In the ubuntu store of ubuntu-touch there are open-source licenced apps and scopes. How can one gain access to the source of those apps/scopes?
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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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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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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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How to develop Ubuntu JavaScript scopes in Ubuntu trusty?

I have tried to build a JavaScript scope as described in https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/scopes/tutorials/developing-scopes-javascript/. My host is running Ubuntu 14.04 trusty. I have the Ubuntu SDK ...
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Scope department not triggering refresh on click

I've added a department with subdepartments to my scope. It filters fine if I manually pull to refresh after selecting the filter, but it does not trigger by default on the selection. I wasn't sure ...
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What determines font color of “Pull to refresh” text

As (barely) seen in the my scope screenshot, the "Pull to refresh" font color needs to be adjusted. I'd assume it would be done in the data/app.ini.in file under [Appearance], but I've been ...
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Cannot load scope

I have written a basic ubuntu touch scope and I am trying to run it on an emulator. However, I get the following error: scoperunner: unity::ResourceException: Cannot load scope ...
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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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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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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 ...