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Re: suggestion – add a local search lens to the default Ubuntu install


How about adding an online/offline switch to the home lens? One click you
could take the dash on/offline.

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 7:02 PM, Thibaut Brandscheid <randaltor@xxxxxx>wrote:

> Now that the home lens searches the net too it would be nice to have a
> lens that searches only locally. This way people could switch between
> searching online and offline easily without the need to deactivate some
> scopes.
> Coupled with my other suggestion 'set default lens in system settings'
> user could set there default lens to the local one and only search the web
> if they want to.
> This way Ubuntu could deliver the whole web and specialized lenses for
> special topics thing without scarring the more privacy aware people.
> I for myself like the web, but doesn't like when all my search patterns
> are send through the net by default when using the default lens aka home
> lens. If both suggestions would be implemented I could just set my default
> lens to the local lens, but when searching for files using the file lens
> being able to find Google Doc files too. The best of both worlds.
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