“Users who experienced problems with keyboard controls for the Dash have had their worries answered, as full keyboard control has returned. Where as before you may not have been able to start typing straight into the search box or navigate with the arrow keys to the desired application, in Precise these bugs have been fixed.
“With the popularity of programs such as MyUnity, allowing you direct control over some of the more advanced Unity settings in a graphical interface, Canonical have decided that now is the time to give users an “official” way to tweak the environment. Available in the Appearance settings are now options for the size of the icons in the side launcher, and advanced settings for the behaviour of the side bar. Intellihide has been removed this release as well due to inconsistencies in the way it worked.”