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1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
54 views

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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3answers
129k views

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 ...
2
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0answers
105 views

Userscript to add website screenshot for each google search result?

Before the "preview pane" for google web search results came out from their labs, there already were userscripts to have a visual snapshot for each and every website in a web search query result. ...
4
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2answers
678 views

Why does Google Chrome ignore “last_known_google_url” property in “Local State” file?

I want to force my Google Chrome web browser (version 21.0.1180.89, 64-bit) to use non-localized search (thus Google in English) through address bar, using the default Google search engine. To ...
0
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1answer
4k views

How to modify the language used by the Google Search Engine on IE 9.0?

I would like to know how we can modify the settings of the Google Search Engine used in Internet Explorer 9.0 to force to use a specific language. Our problem is the following: as it uses geolocation ...
0
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1answer
269 views

Can't do Google UK searches with Firefox Search Box when HTTPS Everywhere is active

When HTTPS Everywhere 2.0.2 extension is active, searches in the built-in Firefox Search Box go to https://encrypted.google.com (instead of https://www.google.co.uk as desired). This means that I ...
4
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1answer
3k views

can't add a new search engine in chrome

After I enter a new search engine and its URL, how can I actually add it? There is no button to push, actually there are no control elements whatsoever. I will appreciate your help in this matter.
0
votes
4answers
6k views

How to add Google as search engine in Internet Explorer 8

I don't have Google listed among available search engines. Search for "Google" in the IE Gallery finds nothing.
0
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2answers
385 views

Google Chrome custom search engine for secure Wikipedia through Google search

I have this custom search engine set up in Google Chrome: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Aen.wikipedia.org+%s&btnI=1 It searches Google for site:en.wikipedia.org {query}, and the btnI=1 ...
2
votes
1answer
373 views

Custom Chrome Search Engine for site with frames does not work

Usually when I search something on a site, Google Chrome automatically adds it to Preferences -> Basics -> Search -> Manage Search Engines -> Other search engines. However, even though I searched ...
7
votes
1answer
6k views

How do I change linux mint's default search in Chromium to normal?

I've used Linux Mint for over 6 months, and have been loving it until I installed Mint 11 today. Everything was great until I loaded up chromium and saw that it only allows you to search through ...
0
votes
1answer
285 views

Add google as my search engine again

Experimentally, I removed google from the list of possible search engines in the search bar on firefox. Now I can't find it again--apparently so few people need to actually add google that it's ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Why would image thumbnails not be showing in all search engines in all browsers?

For over a week now, when I search for a word at Google, it correctly gives me some preview image thumbnails: But when I click on "images", it doesn't show me any thumbnails: The same thing ...
0
votes
1answer
285 views

How do I get country specific results when using iGoogle?

Since I signed up for iGoogle, my search results have become less useful. Before, results would be weighted towards my locale - UK - so that I'd get shopping results in pounds, and .co.uk sites first. ...
1
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5answers
112 views

Common searching mistakes [closed]

I'm writing a paper on how to use search engines (directed towards people who weren't raised by Google) and I'm having troubling thinking of examples of bad searches (that people actually do). The ...
0
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2answers
222 views

Firefox protocols and Google advanced search operators

When using the Firefox location bar as my search box I can't use advanced search operators like **site:*google.com hello* because this warning box pops up. Is there any way to get around this?