Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical has developed the Unity Smart Scopes project for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, transforming the Dash into a search area, acting itself like a search engine, capable of searching on both the local computer and online websites. Read this article to find out more about the Unity Smart Scopes (100 Scopes).
Also, the Ubuntu developers have decided to anonymize the images before serving them to the Dash, in order to respect the users’ privacy.
Another interesting scope is the Unity Jamendo Scope. It enables the users to easily listed to song for free, provided by Jamendo, directly from the Unity Dash.
To install the Unity Scope Jamendo on Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 13.04, all you have to do is add the needed ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the unity-scope-calibre-jamendo. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unity-scope-jamendo
In this article I will show you how to install the Unity Jamendo Scope on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail.