When I search in the dash for 'Games', I only get two. If I search for 'Internet', I get only a few results compared to what I get when I right-click 'Applications' in the dock and choose Games/Internet, etc.

Is there some way I can make dash show all these items on appropriate search?


This is intended behaviour.

  • Dash only shows items you have accessed before (you search for things you once used/played/etc) and no we can, at the moment, not change that unless you want to open all games yourself by hand.

  • The 'applications' lens, rightclick, games' will open all installed games. Plus it will show a selections of games you install. Searching here will search both too (installed and not installed).

  • Yeah, I get the default behavior, but I was looking to change it. It'd be nice I could somehow, for example, tag all appropriate programs so they show up when searched. – Rasmus May 26 '11 at 7:32
  • @Rasmus Sorry... no that is not (yet) possible. You will have to open each and every one of them. – Rinzwind May 26 '11 at 8:44

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