Tag Archives: ubuntu

A call for help regarding github lens

Hey guys, so it turns out I’ve got a bit of an issue. I’m trying to get the GitHub Lens into the Ubuntu Software Center, but I can’t with the current set of icons (as they are against the GitHub policies). If anyone reading this is super awesome (both as a person and as a […]

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Probably last one for awhile — unity-scope-thesaurus ready for testing

Well, my last scope was a dictionary, it seems only natural that the next one would be a thesaurus, right?  It’s building in scopes-packagers/ppa as we speak, and should be available for downloading and testing soon.  This uses the same api as the dictionary scope, but gives you a list of synonyms, as well as […]

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unity-scope-dictionary ready for testing!

So in a ever-so-slightly different bit of news, today I’m announcing a new Unity Scope, instead of a whole new Unity Lens.  This scope is a Dictionary, using the Wordnik API, which I have built into David Calle’s awesome Utilities Lens for Precise.  What this means, is that there will be no icon or anything […]

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Unzipper lens for unity

So I asked reddit what kind of lens they’d want to see in Unity, and to my surprise, their top answer was: “I’d like to see a lens that shows the contents of an archive without having to unzip it”.  I guess this makes sense if you want to verify the archive’s contents without having […]

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Now introducing: the unity github lens!

After writing + releasing the pypi lens, I was still in the mood for some random coding. Since I now feel I have a bit of a grasp on Unity Lenses (thanks to Michael Hall’s Singlet + Quickly), I decided I may as well keep going, and make as many lenses as people would find […]

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Introducing Unity PyPi Lens

So I wanted to try my hand at some Unity Lens writing again (the first time being unity-lens-vm).  After thinking all day Sunday for what kind of lens I wanted, I eventually came up with a lens for PyPi.  For those that don’t know, PyPi is the python package index, which allows users to find […]

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libfitbit packaged

Like many people who sit in front of a computer all day, I could use a little bit more exercise.  To help with this, I got the FitBit Ultra some time ago (http://fitbit.com) only to be disappointed in the lack of Linux support.  After some googling, I found a nice little client written in Python […]

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