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How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system?

How do I configure the Google Chrome / Chromium address bar to perform a search instead of trying to access a file on the local file system? I would like to be able to enter a file name in the ...
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Chrome Omnibox: Custom search without hitting space

I know it is possible to add a custom search to Chrome, which would allow me to use a specific search url. To search YouTube I'd have to enter yt searchquery. What I don't like on this solution is the ...
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Stop Chrome autocompleting address by default

I do not want to disable autocomplete, I just want to stop the following scenario; In the address bar type example and enter, then exam and enter. For me it searched example again! It autocompleted ...
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Chromium Omnibox not showing search suggestions?

Chromium omnibox is not showing suggestions, i have checked the settings, prediction is enabled. When i changed the search engine to bing it was working fine with suggestions but when i revert back ...
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Search for Images from Omnibox directly in Google Chrome

Is there anyway to configure Google Chrome's Omnibox to search directly for Images instead of default Web search? Relatively any possibilities for making news search and rest types?
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“Press Tab to search <site>” in Chrome not working

The problem After partially entering a URL like meta.st, Chrome adds in the rest of the URL highlighted in blue and says "Press Tab to search Meta Stack Overflow". But on pressing, instead of showing ...
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How to disable address bar search option in Firefox

I couldn't access subfolders in my wamp www directory through Firefox 12.0 a few days ago by typing this in the address bar: http://localhost/folder/subfolder Firefox 12.0 starts Google search when ...
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Turn the Firefox location bar into Google search

A few months ago, when I typed something completely irrelevant in the location bar of Firefox, it would take me to Google search results. When I typed something like "facebook", it would take me to ...
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How to disable Comcast mistyped address page?

I upgraded my Firefox to v7 (I am on Ubuntu if this matters). Before, I could type in the address bar "ebay" or "gmail" for example, and it would take me to those sites. After I upgraded, it redirects ...
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Drag text to address bar to search

Is there any way to enable functionality to drag text to the Firefox Address bar to search Google? I want Firefox to work like Chrome, in that respect. From LifeHacker: But what most people ...
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Binding Google Chrome's bookmarks

I used to type y QUERY in the Firefox address bar and get http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%s&aq=f (http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=QUERY&aq=f in this particular ...