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Ask Ubuntu A lens to search and interact with Ask Ubuntu. Instructions: How do I install the Ask Ubuntu Unity Lens, and how do I use it?


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The Ask Ubuntu Lens is a way to search askubuntu.com via your desktop in Unity. You can search for anything on the site. Questions, tags, users, and badges all show up in the search results and then it will take you here. Depending on your Ubuntu version: For 12.10 and above In 12.10 and above, the Ask Ubuntu Lens is now just a scope of the Help lens, ...


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Dash-based Calculator The scope works using GCalctool – the default calculator installed in Ubuntu. With such a robust backend the scope is capable of handling most basic mathematic operators and requests such as ‘+’, ‘-’, ‘%’, ‘sin’, ‘pi’, etc. Currently still in testing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa sudo apt-get update && ...


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Google Books A lens to search books and authors on Google Books. Instructions How do I install the Unity Books Lens, and how do I use it?


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Pirate Bay Scope & Torrent Lens The technology itself is perfectly legal, but it has been debated if its implementation in connection with copyrighted material or otherwise illegal material makes the issuer of the bittorrent file, as opposed to the copyrighted material itself, liable as an accomplice or infringer. Allows you to search torrents without ...


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Ubuntu Cities Scope Gets you a Map, the time, temperature and wind-speed in almost any city in the world for you in the dash. Temperature is in Celsius and Fahrenheit and wind-speed is in kilometers/hour and miles/hour. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-utilities ...


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Recoll Lens Recoll is a full text search desktop tool which indexes the contents of many file formats including OpenOffice, MS Office, PostScript, MP3 and other audio files, JPEG and more. Besides regular searches, Recoll also lets you perform some advanced operations like searching for the author, file size, file format as well as operators like ...


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Wikipedia Lens The Wikipedia Lens is pretty self-explanatory: it allows you to search Wikipedia for various articles. Instructions This lens is available in a PPA for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.10, and can be installed using these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ...


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YouTube Scope & Lens Allows you to search and filter YouTube videos from the Dash. Now opens video in VLC (if installed as well). You can configure sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/lenses sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install yavol scope-youtube Once both elements have been installed you will need to log out and back in before ...


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You use a lens to look at the data returned by a scope. For instance, you have one single music lens, which uses different scopes to display its results: local music, music in the Ubuntu One Music Store, music from the Amazon MP3 Store, etc. The main idea is that there can be lots of different, but very similar, data providers. The scope is used to make ...


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There are several ways to do this, though one would think the easiest thing for ubuntu to do would be to have some easy to access configuration options from within the dash, but that's just crazy talk. If you're confident using the terminal then I recommend option 1, because the behaviour of the software center will be misleading and confusing. Option 1 - ...


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Unity Music Lens for 11.04 "Unity Music Lens uses Zeitgeist to search for music played on your computer and displays it in a Unity Lens." Starting in Ubuntu 11.10, the Music Lens also lets you search the Ubuntu One Music Store. Instructions For Ubuntu 11.04, run the following in a terminal (source): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:markjtully/ppa ...


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Web Sources Lens This lens lets you perform a web search from your desktop without having to open a separate browser first. You type in your search terms and select which "source" you want to use to search with. Instructions Add ppa:cscarney/unity-web-place to your Software Sources, then run in a terminal: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...


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Google Docs Lens The Google Docs Unity Lens can be used to search in all your Google Docs files, open them in a browser and sort your documents by various criteria such as file type or ownership. Instructions It can be installed from the Web Upd8 main PPA. Installation: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...


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This is possible in Unity version 5.0, which will be part of Ubuntu 12.04. To get rid of the "Apps Available for Download" section: launch dconf-editor (which is part of the dconf-tools package) navigate to /desktop/unity/lenses/applications uncheck the display-available-apps box (There's also a display-recent-apps option available to disable the ...


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https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Unity/Lenses What lenses for Unity are available? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/04/five-neat-unity-lenses-in-development/ It is a graphical interface for a task, it is also linked in with the dash for search results. for example when clicking the application lens it shows the apps in a nice, slick interface , with other results ...


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You can't remove the Unity Shopping Lens in Ubuntu 13.10 because there's no Shopping lens. Ubuntu 13.10 comes with a feature called Unity Smart Scopes (or "100 scopes") which uses a huge list of scopes to display results in Dash and among these, there are some used for shopping. So if you don't want shopping suggestions in Dash, you must disable these ...


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Note: The user visible name is Lenses, however in the code and packages they're still referred to as Places. "Places" as a term will be fully retired in 11.10 Both default Lenses, unity-place-files and unity-place-applications, are in fact based on public API exposed via libunity. Unfortunately there are no API docs available for libunity yet - but that ...


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Unity Calendar Lens Allows you to easily search and access your calendar. Unity Calendar lens categorizes its events in Recent and Upcoming, events filterable by Personal and Birthdays & Anniversaries. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:markjtully/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity-calendar-lens If you want to use Unity Calendar lens ...


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Unity Graphic Design lens Unity Graphic Design lens is a specialized tool, aimed towards designers, acting as a global place that can easily offer various resources needed for design, all in the comfort of the Dash. The lens comes with four scopes: Designs gather data from Dribbble, website also known as Twitter for designers (here you can abundantly find ...


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Unity DuckDuckGo DuckDuckGo is a search engine that provides a clean interface together with a no-tracking privacy policy. It uses information from crowd-sourced sites (such as Wikipedia) to augment traditional results and improve relevance. The search engine policy emphasizes privacy and does not record user information. With users free from being ...


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Run the command gksu gedit /usr/share/unity/places/applications.place and add ShowEntry=false line below Shortcut=a and below ShowGlobal=false for removing the application lens. Run the command gksu gedit /usr/share/unity/places/files.place and add ShowEntry=false line below Shortcut=f for removing the fie lens. Source.


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Unity Web History lens: Firefox and Chrome History in Unity Dash Source: iloveubuntu.com Browsing the web is a daily activity, where thousands and thousands of webpages are visited, helping us to obtain informations related to subjects of interest, downloading packages, etc. Unity Web History lens gathers, categorizes and displays one's visited webpages ...


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Tomboy Lens The Tomboy Lens provides a number of basic features. The Lens itself presents a note-only overview of your saved notes for easy launching, along with a ‘New Note’ entry for the creation of new notes. The search bar within the Lens lets you search through the contents of all of your notes so you can whittle down and find whatever it is you’re ...


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Reddit Lens As described by a post on WebUpd8: A Reddit user has created a cool Unity Lens for Reddit (a website where you can find what's new and popular on the web with a very active Linux section). By default it displays /r/linux, /r/ubuntu, /r/iama and of course, the main stories. The search field for the Unity Reddit Lens is basically a filter ...


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Gwibber Lens for Unity Gwibber Lens for Unity lets you to search, view and access posts, replies, messages and even images posted on your favorite social networking applications. Instructions Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 LTS Click to install: unity-lens-gwibber Ubuntu 11.04 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwibber-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...


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Unity Dictionary Lens The Ubuntu Dictionary is an Unity Launcher plugin that allows you to find the meanings and definitions of words directly from the Unity Dash, using the GNOME Dictionary tool. To install the Unity Dictionary Lens plugin in your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating system, open a terminal window (hit the CTRL+ALT+T key combination) and paste the ...


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Cooking Lens Searching for offline and online recipe's from unity has never been easier. Current support for: Recipefy.com (International social network for recipes, about 6,000 recipes) Recipepuppy.com (Specialized search engine) local Gourmet Recipe Manager recipes PLEASE NOTE: I have to remove the support for following sites, due to "copyright ...


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Adult Lens & Porn Scope It should go without saying that in-order to use the lens you must be of legal age within your country or province. The following ‘Adult Lens and Scope’ set which lets you search, filter and watch adult videos directly from the Ubuntu desktop. The lens is accessible by clicking on the ‘X’ icon in the bottom row of icons in the ...


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You can perhaps index the files on a different drive using tracker-gui . Install it using the following command: sudo apt-get install tracker-gui After installing it, open it and go to Locations tab. Click on the + button and add whichever drive or specific directory that you want to index. It goes without saying that the drive has to be mounted ...



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