Allows to easily search manual pages directly from Unity
Following our previous articles, Full Text Search Lens, GMusicBrowser Scope, Launchpad Lens, Dictionary Lens, 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 Scope, Ubuntu Calendar Lens, Ubuntu Web Sources Lens, 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 ManPages Search Lens for the Unity interface.The Ubuntu ManPages Lens is a very useful Unity Launcher plugin that allows users to search for manual pages directly from Unity and display them with Yelp.
To install the Unity ManPages Lens plugin in your Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) 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:stolowski/manpages-lens
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y unity-lens-manpages
You will also need to restart your session after the installation. Keep in mind that this is only availalbe for Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot).