Introducing Ubuntu Dictionary Lens for Unity

Allows you to find definitions of words directly in Unity

By on 6 Mar 2012, 17:41 GMT

Following our previous articles, Stock Quotes Lens, Cooking Lens, Music Search Scopes, Reddit Lens, Tomboy Lens, Ask Ubuntu Lens, Ubuntu Flickr/Shotwell Photos Lens, Ubuntu Spotify Scope, Ubuntu DeviantArt Scope, Ubuntu SSH Lens, Ubuntu Binary Clock Lens, Ubuntu YouTube Lens and ScopeUbuntu Calendar LensUbuntu Web Sources LensUbuntu Gwibber LensUbuntu Books LensUbuntu Cities ScopeUbuntu Grooveshark ScopeUbuntu Calculator Scope and Pirate Bay Torrents Lens for Unity, today we are introducing the Ubuntu Dictionary Lens for the Unity interface.

The Ubuntu Dictionary is an Unity Launcher plugin that allows you to find the meanings and definitions of words directly from the Unity Dash, using the GNOME Dictionary tool.

To install the Unity Dictionary Lens plugin in your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 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:scopes-packagers/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y unity-dictionary-lens

You will also need to restart your session after the installation. Be aware that this is only availalbe for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin).

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