Following our previous articles, Ubuntu Books Lens, Ubuntu Cities Scope, Ubuntu Grooveshark Scope, Ubuntu Calculator Scope and Pirate Bay Torrents Lens for Unity, today we are introducing the Ubuntu Gwibber Lens for Unity.Ubuntu Gwibber Lens is a Unity Launcher plugin that will allow users to quickly search for social networking posts from your very own Twitter, Facebook or Identi.ca accounts, which are sign-in in the actual Gwibber client app.
To install the Unity Lens Gwibber plugin in your Ubuntu operating system, open a terminal window (hit the CTRL+ALT+T key combination) and paste the following commands (one by one, hitting Enter after each one):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwibber-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-gwibber
You'll have to restart your session after the installation. Be aware that it is available only for Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 10.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 9.04, Ubuntu 8.10 and Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.
Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) users can manually install the .deb package from here.