Introducing Ubuntu Web Sources Lens for Unity

Allows to quickly search the web directly from Unity

By on December 28th, 2011 19:41 GMT

Following our previous articles, Ubuntu Gwibber Lens, 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 Web Sources Lens for Unity.

Ubuntu Web Sources Lens is a Unity Launcher plugin that will allow users to quickly search for things on the web without opening a web browser. The results are web sources instead of web pages, which are much more understandable.

For example, if you want to search your favorite musician, the Web Sources Lens will list the musician's Wikipedia, MTV.com, MySpace, YouTube, Last.fm, Amazon, official website, etc entries.

To install the Unity Web Sources Lens 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:cscarney/unity-web-place

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-place-websearch


You'll have to restart your session after the installation. Be aware that it is available ONLY for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal).
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