[Unity Search - Don’t trust us? Erm, we have root] was Re: Unity!

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 25 23:44:05 UTC 2012

On 09/25/2012 10:29 AM, ssc1478 wrote:
> I happen to like the look and feel of Gnome 3.  One shortcoming I
> think is the search only searches for programs.  I think unity also
> searches for files.  Otherwise, it works well for what I need.

Not to worry, when you install 12.10... Ubuntu/Unity not only performs
searches on your local machine, but when you do a (what you think is a
local) search it also 'automagically' sends all of your formerly private
local searches out on the web in plain test to sabfl & amazon.com:

[Don't include remote searches in the home lens]
login & click on the 'Does this bug affect you'. It's up to 265 so far...
Other interesting bugs for unity-lens-shopping:
and Edubuntu:
[[UIFe] Please remove unity-lens-shopping package from Edubuntu

"Don’t trust us? Erm, we have root. You do trust us with your data
already." - Mark Shuttleworth
I also wonder how Ubuntu 'sabfl' knows: "Most of our users use Amazon

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