Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Search News, Wikipedia and many other things directly from Ubuntu Desktop

Although I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 for last two months I could not use various lenses and search the web directly from Ubuntu Desktop.

Today I installed Wikipedia Lens which was available in Ubuntu Software Centre and could search for God Particle Article on Wikipedia as seen in the screen shot below:

Then I decided to use the Unity News Lens and installed it as follow
 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
 sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-news

After installing I logged out and logged in

Following is the screen shot:

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