The Shopping Lens is included by default in Ubuntu 12.10 onwards. It will search Amazon.com for potentially relevant products to display alongside your local results when doing a search in the dash. Canonical receives a small cut of the revenue from online purchases you make using this lens.

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How to remove “Amazon”? [duplicate]

I wanted to remove "Amazon" from my 14.04 and tried to follow the instructions given here: How can I remove Amazon search results from the dash or disable the feature? However, even after logging ...
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Amazon makes computer unresponsive [duplicate]

Just installed 14.04 LTS. Did some updates. When i click on the amazon from the sidebar, it makes my computer unresponsive. I can still move my mouse, but that's about it. I can't open, move, close ...
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How to remove Amazon? [duplicate]

Can I completely remove Amazon from Ubuntu?
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Why is Amazon Lens on by default?

Why by default? And how do we get Canonical to listen to it's users/customers? I wanted to start programming and contributing to Ubuntu on the user friendly side of things but I just can't get past ...
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How to hide unity dash “More suggestions” (NOT unity-lens-shopping)

After removing "unity-lens-shopping" remain some annoying tips from the Software Center.
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How can I move Amazon search results into a dedicated shopping lens and out of the home lens?

I don't want Amazon search results to show up in the home lens and prefer to access them in an independent shopping lens. How can this be accomplished?
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Can the shopping lens be changed to display results from Amazon.co.uk?

How can I configure the dash's shopping lens to fetch its search results from www.amazon.co.uk instead of www.amazon.com? Is there any program for controlling the lenses or another settings under ...
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Make Amazon web app and Unity lens search Amazon.co.uk instead of .com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can the shopping lens be changed to display results from Amazon.co.uk? I'm from Portugal and I use Amazon.co.uk a lot. The problem is that the web app and the new Unity ...
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Can I install the Amazon lens in 12.04?

I want to stay with the LTS release cycle but I would like to support Ubuntu with my Amazon purchases. Is there a way I can install the Amazon lens in 12.04?
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How do I make sure that Canonical get affiliate benefits when I buy from amazon?

Ubuntu 12.10 has a new feature to search and buy from Amazon, either from the Dash, or from a unity WebApp. This is quite controversial, but for my part, I quite ok with it. So when I buy something ...
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How can I remove Amazon search results from the dash or disable the feature?

How can I disable Amazon search results in the Unity dash?