Ubuntu 12.10's Unity to probably gain new default lenses, Unity Gwibber lens and Unity Photos lens
Starting in the latest cycles, Ubuntu gained a development cycle seriously oriented towards its default shell, Unity, meaning, a solid amount of developer "energies" are focused on progressively improving, enhancing, adding new features, etc, as related to Unity, progressive approach that carefully lands, along with fixes and stability improvements, new major features during Ubuntu releases (like for instance, the addition of Unity Video lens in Ubuntu 12.04).
Major focus on Unity means solid focus on lenses and scopes, "pieces" that are to probably receive further development increase effort and long-awaited user-friendly abilities, such as in-depth exposing in Ubuntu Software Center (with proper image previews and scopes listed as add-ons, ability to install and directly use lenses without restarting the computer, etc).
According to a launchpad bug, where lenses&scopes' functionalities are being discussed, Ubuntu's John Lea stated: "unity-lens-gwibber and unity-lens-photos will also both hopefully become default lenses this cycle", meaning, along with the already available lenses, Ubuntu 12.10 is to probably feature Unity Gwibber lens and Unity Photos lens by default.
While Unity Gwibber lens is available via Ubuntu Software Center (with a known usage, exposing Gwibber's events), the Photos lens' functionality remains to be discovered, probably in the near future.
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