Unity Torrents lens updated with fresh new icon set
Accessing frequently used applications, recently opened images, played clips, edited text files, etc, can be easily performed via the Dash, where the mentioned items are, for optimized access, managed via categories and filters, that are to help the user to easily open a preferred item via time ranges, size, rating, sources, etc, bundle of parameters needed for fast clickable overall filtering process, consequently, the user is to make noticeable time "economies" when, for instance, searching a specific text file by simply clicking the Documents filer in the Files lens.
Nevertheless, along with Ubuntu's default filters, an important role, when searching in the Dash, is played by the used icons, especially when dealing with numerous file formats in the same lens.
Unity Torrent lens (the piratebay scope) has been updated to another interesting release, introducing a completely new set of icons used for the searched&found items.
The newly landed icons feature a proper design with clean, light elements, that bring an accurate identification of the displayed items, by presenting clean elements related to their specific category, such as a penguin on white background for an Ubuntu ISO, a white-ish text image for PDFs, etc.
With the mentioned identification functionality, the new lens has also gained a more visually pleasant look&feel, removing (due to the white background) visual unpleasant artifacts, like the improper black-ish background specific to non-square icons exposed via the new card view.
How do we install Unity Torrents lens 0.1?
Add the following official PPA (Precise, Quantal)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unity-lens-torrents unity-scope-piratebay
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