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Anything faster than grep?

I am looking for a tool that will be faster than grep, maybe a multi-threaded grep, or something similar... I have been looking at a bunch of indexers, but I am not sold that I need an index... I ...
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Search engine short-cut missing in Firefox 34

In the past version of Firefox you could define short-cuts for search engines. (by clicking on the black small arrow/triangle) and then "Manage Search Engines" - then you could define short-cuts) ...
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How to set firefox search back to google

The latest version of firefox now has Yahoo as it's search instead of Google. I don't like this, I want to change it back to Google - how? I have already tried setting the keyword.URL in about:config ...
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How to exclude search results that match a URL instead of the content of the URL

Is there a way to tell major search engines to ignore search results where the matching phrase is in the URL itself and not the content of the URL? This came up while thinking about The First Number ...
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Windows 7 common search engines hosts don't work or responde to icmp

I have a windows 7 computer every site works... EXCEPT google.com, yahoo.com duckduckgo.com The websites IP also does not answer, the webpage keeps trying to load but the HTTP/ICMP request leaves the ...
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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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Get search results using IP

What I want to do is give a search engine my IP and ask it to return all the searches I've ever made with my IP. From what I understand, search engines store all data of its users. Is this possible? ...
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How to take Google search query and append modifers to the end of it in Greasemonkey discussion script

This is a greasemonkey question. What I'm trying to do is modify an old google discussions script. What were wanting to do is be able to take the google search query and add modifiers to the end of ...
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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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What is the difference between Firefox search engine keywords and bookmark keywords?

I know the obvious answer is: One is for search engines and the other is for all kinds of bookmarks. But I'm referring to the "Add a keyword for this search" functionality when right-clicking input ...
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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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Default search in Opera

When I am in Chrome, and I need to do a search by selecting some text in a page, I do Right Click on the selection, say 'some text', and Seach Google for 'some text'. In Chrome I can change the ...
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Redirect URL's in .htacess and Webmaster tools

Is it best SEO practice to redirect "dead" URL's via .htacess AND remove from Google Webmaster Tools? For instance, we have a discontinued product at https://www.example.com/product1/ So in my ...
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Opera (v21/ v22) - where does it store the (order for) default search engine? (Win x64)

I've read through what I could find, but nothing was useful. After changing the default search engine in Opera to wikipedia, I looked at both the AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera and the ...
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How -exactly- do I change the default address-bar search on Mozilla Firefox? [duplicate]

Sigh. I fired up firefox today and it is somehow now set to use yahoo as the default search engine on the address bar. This solution here no longer works, because keyword.url has been removed. I have ...
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How to remove web shops from search results? [closed]

Whenever you search information about some product you get bombarded by CEO optimized shopping sites and it is hard to get some real information about some product. If it is a really popular product ...
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Change “Google.co.uk” to “Google.com”

My Opera uses "Google.co.uk" instead of "Google.com" for searching. How can I change it to "Google.com" as default search engine? (with auto-suggest feature)
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How to see more autocompleted search queries?

I was just playing with entering "how do I make " and "how to create " (yes, with a space) so that Google would show me popular search queries beginning with that text. It's pretty interesting to ...
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Wrong URL redirecting to search engines for all browsers (yahoo in my case)

I am getting a strange error first time. Whenever I enter a wrong URL/domain, it redirect me to following link:- ...
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108 views

Get DuckDuckGo non-Javascript version in Firefox search bar

I installed the DuckDuckGo AddOn that adds DuckDuckGo to the list of search engines in Firefox. This is the dropdown list in the upper right just to the left of the search bar that lets you pick which ...
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How to add arXiv.org as search engine in Chrome?

I would like to be able to search the academic preprint server The arXiv from the Chrome omnibox. The actual search box I am trying to replicate can be found in the upper-right-hand corner of the ...
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Disable omnibox search engine change suggestions in Chrome

Is there a way not to let Chrome suggest me to change omnibox search engine from "google.com" (which I want to have) to "google.??" (like google.ca, google.cz etc.) with a yellow bubble-like message ...
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Setting a custom search engine as default in Opera

I would like to use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine in Opera. Opera versions 17+ come with a search engine manager (Menu Settings > Search > Manage search engines...), where you can add custom ...
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Are Extended Attributes Indexed?

Are desktop search applications like Beagle or Tracker able to index extended attributes like they do with the other file's attributes? If so, that means that a user can define this extended ...
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Consistent I'm Feeling Lucky macro for Google

I'm making a little script with Autohotkey to quickly go to the first Google result of a search term. My problem is, the only method I've found for doing this though the URL is acting a little ...
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Tutorials for 'mastering' Google search? [closed]

Background It is a simple question but I have realized that maybe my usage of search engines (mainly Google) is rather naive. I am aware of using quotes ("") to search for exact occurrence of ...
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Removal of Smart Web Search from system

Somehow Smart Web Search has been activated in my system. When I searched about it, I figured out that it's a hijacker program. Is there any way to remove this thing? I tried to remove it but was ...
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Best personal search engine? [closed]

I have large amount of data files which I continuously need to run search queries on. Previously the best solution to searching a large personal database was google desktop search. But now, the ...
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How can I customize Firefox's search engines?

Recently I decided to use duckduckgo instead of google, and I installed it as a search engine. The problem is that Firefox uses https://duckduckgo.com/opensearch.xml to know the search url. But I ...
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How do I view the occurence of my search on Google?

Often times when you type something into google, your phrase will come up in the little search preview but when you click the link itself lo and behold you cannot find your phrase anywhere. I remember ...
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How to get back the black bar on Google search/mail/translator/etc/ page?

I was always just one click away from the translator, image search etc.. Here is how it was: Now I need to click on the small icon on the right and scroll down, because the translator is for some ...
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Is there a way to find recently created websites?

Is there a way to find/search recently websites appeared in internet ? For example I want to find out latest games websites (not pages)?
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Bing predictive search in Chrome doesn't work

I recently changed my default search engine in Chrome to Bing custom search (http://www.bing.com/search?setmkt=en-US&q=%s). After this, I am not able to use predictive search in Chrome. It seems ...
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Remove site from single Google search results [closed]

I want to remove a specific website from a single searches results to find what I am looking for. An example (the one that brought me here) is searching for Avery divider marker templates. The Avery ...
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How do I add, edit or manage custom search engines in Opera 15 or higher versions (Chromium-based)?

The recently released Opera 15 is now based on the Chromium engine and now doesn't manage custom search engines like the previous versions. I found this method of managing custom search engines for ...
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Opera autocomplete in custome search engine

Some build-in search engine of Opera have auto-complete feature. How can I add these capability to my custom search engines? `
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Is there a discussion group about google search? [closed]

I figured that google search efficiency is getting worse over the years(and yes I can't find anything regarding this question with google search), either my searching skill is deteriorating or SEOs ...
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change of default search-engine on Safari

So I got this problem - I installed Internet Explorer on my Mac and an add-on program came with it (XQuarz). And after this all the default search engine in Safari is got changed to ChatZilla (wtf?!) ...
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How to get rid of “mixi.dj search” engine in Chrome? [duplicate]

Every time I restart Google Chrome, the defalt search engine is set to "mixi.DJ search", even if I remove it from the list of search engines. How to definitively get rid of it ?
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How to restore the default Google search engine in Chrome?

How do I revert to the default Google search engine in Chrome? Most sites have a simple querystring search, like http://mysite/search/?query=%s, but Google has some weird query string, and I'm not ...
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how to remove the chatzum search engine from my browser

I'm using Google Chrome on a Windows 7 computer, and I've noticed that when searching for something by just typing in the address bar, it now returns a search results page from something called ...
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How to search within specific websites at once?

Is there any way to search through specific websites at the same time ?? I mean , if i want to search for a movie, song or whatever Can I search for it, only through my Bookmarks Using any search ...
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remove AVG Secure Search

I am running a Dell laptop computer with a Windows 7 Professional operating system. I have Google Chrome and Internet Explorer installed. When I open Internet Explorer the home page I get is a ...
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Bing search page locks up (the front page, not results)

I'm encountering a strange problem. I've been using the Bing search engine for a while now, and have been happy with it. I still am. However, starting either last night or early today, when the ...
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how to install open source galago search tool?

Anyone know how to install galago search on windows 7 SP1? So far I have tried to install galago search engine from galago.bat in the bin folder. The problem Iam guessing lies in the galago.bat ...
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how do i search for certain word in a website? [closed]

Is there any way to search within a website without manually checking out every link? Suppose there is some website www.somewebsite.com and I want to search for a word in all of the pages ...
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Can't get Chrome search shortcut for IMDB to work anymore

Tried http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s&s=all http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=%s But when it loads the page, it loads http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all;q=%s (note ...