Sort Gwibber Updates From Unity Launcher With Gwibber Unity Lens

Gwibber is the default micro blogging client for Ubuntu and works with other GNOME desktop operating systems.

The Gwibber Unity Lens is  Unity Launcher lens which enables sorting messages, replies, posts, images, videos, links and private messages within the Ubuntu Unity launcher.

The Gwibber client will have to be configured to make this lens work. You can install Gwibber Lens by entering the following commands in a Terminal window:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwibber-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unity-lens-gwibber

Once installed, you can select items to view by clicking on the Gwibber icon in the Unity Launcher.The available options include, posts, replies, images, videos, links, private messages, public and everything.

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Click on the Gwibber lens icon and enter a term to start viewing updates from your configured Gwibber accounts such as Facebook and Twitter.


To view a demo of this Lens, check out the below video.

You can download the Deb package from link below to install Gwibber Unity Lens.

Download Gwibber Unity Lens