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Quotation marks in google search

I have been always using quotation marks " " to find exactly what I was looking for in the google search engine. Example: even if you typed in google something awkward like "9dj 9j 90a j0 32" it ...
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Using search prediction with custom Search Engine in Chrome

I am using a custom Search Engine in Google Chrome. Since I've changed it, URL predictions have completely stopped. How can I enable them again like they were earlier without changing the default ...
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Is it normal for Firefox to connect to yandex.ru when the default search engine is Google? [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox 43.0.3. Today, as I typed a search phrase in my address bar, I noticed (in the lower left corner of the application window), Looking up yandex.ru.... This got me concerned; I checked ...
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Toggle between search engines in Google Chrome

How can I easily toggle between DuckDuckGo and Google in the omnibox? Is there a way to achieve it? Any plugins, shortcuts or so? The problem narrows down to changing the default search engine of ...
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Best way to check google results number for 1000,000 search words?

I have 1 million species in a data file and i wish to rewrite the file using only species which have more than 300 search results in Google, Bing, or another broad search engine. Instead of doing 1 ...
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What are recommended characters and guidelines to name files stored in Google Drive to achieve maximum power when searching by filename? [closed]

I use Google Drive to store files and sync it to a local folder in Windows 7 using Google Drive App. I have to set up a naming convention for thousands of files. The objective is that between Windows ...
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Google: reverse search image by date?

Each time I try to combine the two I fail, yet this would be great to find the original version of an image. For time range: ...
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No Country Redirect + Predictive search ( search suggestions) in Chrome omnibox

As I can see predictive search works well with default google search engine. As described here, I change search engine to NCR mode: ...
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Is there a way to automatically hide some search results? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to hide some search results based on their address for example. I'm interested about a "permanent" way, not a query-based one (like "-stuffIdontWant"). I'm thinking about a ...
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smartsputnik.ru became my default search engine, replacing Google search [duplicate]

I had a major problem trying to get smartsputnik.ru from being my default browser. I'm pretty sure that it came from some weird Japanese game my neighbor's kid downloaded recklessly from some site. ...
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Different font in Linux Mint KDE affecting Google search and Gmail: why, and how to customize?

In Linux Mint KDE 17.2 (KDE4) the Google search fonts are different than in other systems. In Linux Mint Xfce 17.2 (that is, the same OS, different DE), it is normal one, that is the one that I ...
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How do search engines know what is an official site? [closed]

Well after recently switching to DuckDuckGo, I noticed that after searching for certain sites a certain result might say that it's the official site. Here's an example. Obviously you know websites ...
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Opera 31: Remove default Search Engines?

Up to and including Opera 30 you could follow this link here which simply directs you to delete some .json file containing the default search engines. Starting today, with the latest Opera update ...
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Is there an extension or setting to quickly change the default search engine for chrome?

I've found that I now use the ombibar for searching anything and everything. I've got a plugin for rally for work, a plugin for steam for play, 'kipedia for research, and a handful of plugins for SE ...
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Why is my website is getting redirected from search engine results?

I have a website hosted on GoDaddy. The issue is, when I search for it on Google or Yahoo the result corresponding to the website has the right URL and description displayed, but when I click on that ...
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How to identify a song from an audio file? [closed]

I heard part of a song in a video on Youtube. I can get that portion of the song in an audio file. I want to identify the song. I did some research, there are some mobile applications that supposedly ...
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Scroll down with Pentadactyl on DuckDuckGo

I would like to use the DuckDuckGo search engine. But there's an annoying problem that makes it unusable for me: I use Pentadactyl (the Vimperator fork) with my Firefox. On a fresh DuckDuckGo result ...
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Opera Browser (28.0): How can I switch the country-specific default search engine set?

I've recently switched from Firefox to Opera. Unfortunately, I downloaded and installed it while in Turkey, and now have a set of default search engines suitable for Turkish users. I've tried ...
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Directly open top three Google results from address bar in Chrome

Recently a friend of mine noticed that I often open the first few Google results in tabs without looking at them first. Now I'd like to directly open the best Google results from the address bar. I ...
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How to prevent additions to Chrome search engines (not just default)

This question is not about how to protect the default search engine in Chrome (which is, unfortunately, the only advice I can find when I try to search for the answer to this). I use and edit the ...
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Search W3Schools with search-URL?

It seems that the domain http://www.w3schools.com/ can be searched only if I go to their website and MANUALLY enter the search term into the search field. Is it possible to search this domain (not ...
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Current method to set Firefox address bar search URL?

I've done a bit of reading on this, but still can't figure out a nice way to do it. It might be worth mentioning that I'm using Vimperator with Firefox. I want to set the default Firefox address-bar ...
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Anything faster than grep? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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)?