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HUD, New Video Lens Land in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity Update

Unity 5.4 has landed in Ubuntu 12.04 ‘Precise Pangolin’.

Alongside a tonne of performance, stability and bug fixes come a handful of minor visual changes and features.

New in Unity 5.4

The new Unity Video Lens, which we revealed news of yesterday, joins the ranks of default lenses shipped in Precise.

Pulled in by the Unity 5.4 update, the lens comes with a handful of additional search sources than previewed yesterday –

New Unity Video Lens

Ubuntu’s much hyped HUD feature makes the transition from testing PPA to the desktop. Press Alt to reveal it.

HUD in precise

The tweaked Launcher tooltips and Quicklists we showed off a day or two back feature in the update:

New Unity Tooltips

Dash window controls are now consistent with the rest of the Ubuntu theme: –

Chameleonic Ubuntu button, workspace switcher and trash can launcher items:

The title of the in-focus tile during Alt+Tab switching is displayed in the panel: –