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Disable SSL for Google in Firefox

Since a couple of weeks I'm having problems with Google (Firefox 47.0 x64), specific with the SSL certificate. Every time I'm tried to load a Google page: Gmail, Search, Plus, Maps, Wallet, PlayStore ...
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Easy to read Google search URL agurment _Image Tab Results_: q=how+to+create+google+search+url+argument+open+images+view+only [migrated]

I like to be able to create easy to read URLs and I want to know how to modify the google search URL so that the results return showing the _image_I cannot see how to open Google results on images tab ...
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Can I google search a word of specific length?

I am trying to search a term on google knowing its starting 2 characters and the word length but not the proper spelling. The * wild card only place hold a word or letters but not letter of specific ...
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How to setup Google search to *never* return results for translated keywords? [migrated]

I am interested in - using or studying - several different languages, and I often Google-search a unique word to gain context about its usage or meaning (within the context of the language it belongs ...
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I got a strange banner on Chrome asking me to “update my account”. Is it legitimate, or is it some sort of malware?

tl;dnr: A vaguely written banner appeared while I was searching on Google (description in 1st paragraph), asking me to update my account, and not much more, which didn't seem right. What is it, is ...
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Google search results greyed out on Firefox

I logged in to my work computer today and came across this weird issue: It's worth noting that none of these websites were visited by me. I tried opening Firefox in Safe Mode but the issue ...
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Is there a way to remove items from Google's Personal Blocklist in Safari under OS X?

I've used Google's Personal Blocklist in the past in order to not see search results from sites with no value to me. I've got a problem now though where I have a lot of items being blocked, and they'...
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Search a keyword exactly only on a specific list of web-pages?

I have a list of 307 web-page URLs. Is it possible to tell Google (or another search engine) to search a specific keyword EXACTLY only on those 307 websites? I have read some advices which tell to ...
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How can you track the requests your network sends to google?

I get the "Unusual traffic from your computer network" even after checking for malware on every machine on my network, checking extensions etc. The pattern in which the "Unusual" error appears is ...
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How should I google git's .. syntax?

I'd like to look up the documentation for Git's .. syntax which is used, for example, in a command like git log master.. that lists the commits in my branch and not in master. I'd like to know how ...
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Mozilla firefox “The connection was reset” on google results

When I search for something on Google (which is mostly about programming and computers etc.), it shows some results. But when I click on them, or open them in a New Tab, I see this error on Mozilla ...
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How can I find out the number of Google search results for an advanced query?

With its search results, Google reports an approximate number of hits. For instance, for the query site:win.tue.nl, it returns: About 272.000 results. (It probably won't for you - but you should get a ...
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Not sure how to build detailed sitemap for website that is a web application

I've just recently begun building web applications, using Java servlets and JSP pages, so I'm a relative newbie to some of the other downstream implications. I've built a website, and because I've ...
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Google searches with “link:” don't seem to work

According to https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?p=adv_pages_similar&hl=en&rd=1, link: should find pages that link to a certain page, but that feature doesn't seem to work. ...
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Google search site stucks after ADSL credentials renewal

Some times I have to reset my ADSL modem, after that google search won't work, I tried browsing other sites like bing.com and duckduckgo.com without any problem, it just gets stuck when I enter either ...
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Web browser extensions for Chrome & Opera that bypass redirect links in Google Search? [closed]

Similar question & answer for Safari. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/23359/safari-extension-to-get-rid-of-google-redirect-links-in-search-results Rewrite the google search results ...
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Google Chrome pre-pends % sign in front of search query in new tab

I have an issue where Google Chrome pre-pends a symbol to my search query when I open a new chrome tab and type a search query in the url bar. For example. I open a new tab and type in "news" and the ...
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How to view search results from both Google and DuckDuckGo in one step?

I am trying to use DuckDuckGo more and more in my daily work as a replacement for Google. Though, from time to time I find that Google returns more relevant results for my queries. So, I would be ...
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how to get google search in Goldendict

I have a desktop with Windows 7 OS. I have installed the Dictionary lookup program GoldenDict-1.5.0-RC-482-g8717a56. I am extremely happy with this software. The only place I am stuck is in trying ...
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How can i create this search program?

I want to make a program that searches google periodically for images relating to or containing highly specific text and images, downloads them, and outputs them with the right trigger for Windows, ...
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Choosing Google autocomplete suggestions without moving my hands from the home row

When I'm searching google.com and get autocomplete suggestions I use the down keyboard key to choose one. This causes me to move my hands from the home row and wastes too much time. Is there another ...
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Cannot load google.com

I am able to load all other websites, but not google.com and asana.com. This happens quite often for me. google.com gives the following error message. This webpage is not available ...
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How can I Use Google Search mobile version in desktop browsers? [duplicate]

As you're all know there are different version of Google Search is available respective to your client device (Mobile/Desktop). Since, Mobile version uses less bandwidth I was trying to access the ...
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How do I phrase what I'm looking for here?

There is a feature I'm looking for on Windows in the command prompt - and I don't think it exists - but rather than looking to see whether it exists in any way - I'm looking to see how to properly ...
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Prevent Google Search from focusing on search box on (almost) every key

The opposite question (Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?) has the accepted answer that amounts to "... just begin typing again". How can you prevent this? I'd ...
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Disable Chrome suggesting that I search on “How I Met Your Mother” wiki [duplicate]

If I type a question into Chrome search that begins with the word "How", it suggests that I search in the How I Met Your Mother wiki: It's been doing this for years. I have been to that wiki on ...
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Chrome Search looks weird?

I am running windows 8.1. I am sure that Google search doesn't look like this. Please tell me the steps to bring back search to its original state. Small thumbnails and it looks exactly like this:
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Description text missing from google search

As you can see, descriptions are missing from google search. This only occurs on a certain google account which I am signed into (I've cropped that from the image for privacy). If I use incognito ...
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Why do these Google search result counts appear to be inconsistent? [closed]

I was reading about options (the financial instruments), and found that both "option expiration date" and "option expiry date" are commonly used terms for the same thing. I decided I would use Google ...
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Google Chrome: changing the omnibox default search engine [closed]

When I run a search for the Google Chrome omnibox (which works as both a URL address bar as well as a search box) the search engine google.de is used and when I type google.com in the address bar it ...
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How can I prevent Firefox from switching to search tab?

In Firefox when you highlight Some Text and click right mouse button there is option Search Google for "Some text". It is all nice, but Firefox switches to the search tab immediately, how do I prevent ...
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Trying to webharvest images of fractals

I am trying to webharvest all of the images from this google images URL for a project: https://www.google.com/search?safe=off&sa=G&tbs=simg:...
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Why do I see Google ipv4-URL CAPTCHA redirect when I do normal searches?

Sometimes when I normally search on Google, a Google CAPTCHA appears on the screen. The last time I just tried to search "soffione" on Google, it shown me the following page; note the ipv4.google.com ...
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Google search not showing his full content [closed]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Are there any keyboard shortcuts for the Google search page? [closed]

I really hate having to leave my keyboard to select links after a Google search. Are there any keyboard shortcuts built in to the Google search page? A while back, I seem to remember being able to ...
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Best file format for Image search [closed]

Which image file format is recommended to be used for best results from image search engines, eg, Google Image ?
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Google services links in Chrome new tab missing

After making some changes to default search engines in chrome, on new tab I lost the bar in right top corner with direct links to G+, Gmail, Google apps drop-down list, notifications and account. Also ...
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Google search filter on URL of links on a page

Is there a way to search within a specific website for pages that contain links whose URL contains a certain search string? For example: - There is a website, www.website.com - The website has a page ...
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Why can't I use Google Search keyboard navigation with Chrome?

Roughly about a week ago I stopped being able to use keyboard navigation in Google Search (i.e. press tab and up/down arrows). I had no issues before, and I've changed nothing as far as I can tell. ...
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Bold 'Google search' words

Let's say I'm searching for "Stackexchange" in Google... Why are not words that I'm searching for are not BOLD in results? Is it the same for everybody or should I change anything in Settings?
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My wi-fi connection is not allowing google search. How to make it possible?

Got a new wi-fi router (DLink) couple of days ago, and connecting to net thru it. When I try to search (at google), it is showing “unable to connect to proxy server”? Why this is happening, how to ...
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How to focus efficiently on the google search bar in vimperator?

Search bars can normally be focused using f or ;; and <enter>, but this doesn't work on the Google search bar for some reason. Suppose I just did a search :open hello world, I currently do the ...
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How to highlight specific domain in Google search results?

I want to see domains in search results which defined before by me. For example if I search example and if my defined domain is example.com, I want to highlight that results like changing background, ...
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How to make Google Search look dumb? [closed]

I know its a silly question,but i want the search results to be intentionally inaccurate. Sorry, i am not fluent in english,so i will explain using the images below with Breaking Bad tv series as an ...
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How to get https Google search if it is “turned off” in your network?

When searching on Google over public WiFi at a cafe, I am getting the message: SSL search is off This network has turned off SSL search, so you cannot see personalized results. The ...
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How long does it take for deleted profiles to disappear from google search results? [closed]

I apologize if this is the wrong stackexchange site, but I did see questions tagged with Facebook/Google+ and what not. Anyway, I deleted a few online profiles I had (g+, soundcloud, etc...) however ...
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using google to search for webpages from a given time period

I would like to search google for a given string, eg. "how to train zombies", but I only want the newest information on this exciting topic, say all information written after 2013. Google has an ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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Add Google Custom Search Engine to omnibox

I've created my Google Custom Search Engine here https://www.google.com/cse When I add it to omnibox with rightclick and try to use it I receive: It's not unexpectable because search url in that ...
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View most popular keywords used in conjunction with X

I know how to use Google trends to explore the popularity of keywords over time or resolved by the geographical region. I would however also be interested in finding out what other keywords are ...