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


It would be cool if there was a switch like that per-lens. So you could
only have approved lenses going online.

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Brandon Watkins <bwat47@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Super quick mockup:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Brandon Watkins <bwat47@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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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