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It’s somewhat apt that Ubuntu’s ‘Lenses’ feature has brought Unity into clearer focus for many of its initial critics.
The search-orientated display windows – called ‘Lenses’ – make finding specific files, apps or information easy to do thanks to their tuned ‘search backends’ – called Scopes’.
Below are 10 of the best Lenses and Scopes available for Ubuntu 11.10. Before going any further you will need to add the following ‘Super Lens’ PPA to your Software Sources so you can take advantage of the ‘one click install’ buttons used in this article.