Unity Tomboy Lens Available For Ubuntu 13.04, Supports Dash Previews

Unity Tomboy Lens has been updated to work with the latest Unity available in Ubuntu 13.04. Also, the lens now supports Dash previews so you can quickly take a look at your note contents by right clicking the note in Dash.The lens allows you to search and open notes via Unity Dash and the notes [...]

How To Install Unity Smart Scopes In Ubuntu 13.04 [PPA]

Ubuntu 13.04 was supposed to get a new Unity Smart Scopes feature, which eventually didn’t make it, but if you don’t want to wait for Ubuntu 13.10 to try it, you can install it right now in Ubuntu 13.04, by using a PPA.Smart Scopes tries to provide a better and smarter Dash search experience by [...]

Install Friends App (Gwibber Rewritten In QML) In Ubuntu 13.04 Or 12.10

Gwibber, the microblogging client available by default in Ubuntu, has been rewritten in QML recently and is now called Friends App. Also, Gwibber Service (the backend) and the Gwibber Unity Lens have been replaced with “Friends Service” and Unity Friends Lens and the new packages have landed in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail for a while, but [...]

Get Movie Information And Play Trailers In Ubuntu Using Unity Movie Lens (With Previews Support)

Lorenzo, who has developed many useful Ubuntu tools (appindicators, lenses, etc.), has released yet another cool Unity lens with previews support: a Movie Lens.The Unity Movie Lens can be used to search for Movies and using the Previews feature (which can be accessed by right clicking on a search result) available in Ubuntu 12.10, you [...]

Alternative YouTube Video Lens Updated With Previews, More [Ubuntu 12.10]

A while back, Lorenzo has created an alternative video lens and YouTube scope for Unity, which can be used to easily search and play YouTube videos using an external player of your choice.Unity in Ubuntu 12.10 does have its own video lens, but it only supports YouTube Shows, Movies and Educations, so most YouTube results [...]

Ubuntu 12.10 Gets Option To Disable Online Search Results In Dash [Unity 6.8.0]

Unity 6.8.0 has been released in the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal proposed repository today, along with updated default lenses, bringing many bug fixes as usual, along with an option to disable online results from showing up in Dash.Starting with the latest Unity 6.8.0, you can disable Dash online search results by going to System Settings [...]

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Available For Download

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal beta 2 has been made available for download today. There are quite a few changes in Ubuntu 12.10 beta 2, including a new Unity version which brings some more polish and tweaks along with 3 new Unity lenses, Amazon and Ubuntu One Music store webapps installed by default, a new default [...]

Evernote Ubuntu Client `Everpad` Gets Unity Previews Support

Everpad, an application that integrates the popular note taking service `Evernote` with Unity through an AppIndicator and Unity lens, was updated recently, the new version bringing a cool new feature for Ubuntu 12.10 users: support for Unity Previews, being one of the first unofficial lenses which takes advantage of this new feature.The Unity Previews feature [...]

Everpad Integrates Evernote With Ubuntu Unity (AppIndicator, Lens)

Evernote is a note taking service in which the notes can be text, images, voice memos, handwritten notes or file attachments. There are Evernote clients available for Windows, Mac OSX, Amdroid, iOS and WebOS, but there’s no official Linux client.On Linux, you can use NixNote (previously Nevernote), an unofficial Evernote client written in Java but [...]