It allows you to shop online directly from Unity Dash
Following our previous articles, Photo Lens, Radio Lens, RuneScape Wikia Lens, German Ubuntu Forum Lens, Web History Lens, Rotten Tomatoes Scope, Clear Dark Sky Lens, DuckDuckGo Lens, News Lens, Pidgin Lens, Bliss Lens, Wikipedia Lens, Bookmarks Lens, ManPages Search Lens, 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 Shopping Alternate Lens for the Unity interface.The Ubuntu Shopping Alternate Lens is an unofficial alternative to the default Ubuntu Shopping Lens announced by Canonical for the Ubuntu 12.10 operating system.
With this Lens you will be able to shop on the Amazon and Ubuntu One Music Stores. It allows you to filter search results by country.
To install the Unity Shopping Alternate 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 apt-add-repository ppa:markjtully/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y install unity-lens-shopping-alternate
You will need to restart your session after the installation. This Lens is available only for the Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) and Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) operating systems.