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google exact search when a search phrase contains minus (-) [migrated]

The Google search engine explains that When you put a word or phrase in quotes, the results will only include pages with the same words in the same order as what's inside the quotes. Note: Only ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get more search engines in Chrome right click?

Right now, if I select something and do a right click, the only search option I see is Search Google for 'whatever I selected' For example: How do I add more search engines to this list?
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Does bing have advanced search operators? [closed]

I'm interested in search operators you can type in the search box, not the Advanced Search interface. Does bing have search opeartors? Where's the documentation for them?
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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.
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Change the default search engine for Firefox's address bar

I love the ability to just type something into Firefox's address bar and do a Google search. But I was wondering if there was some way to customize what search engine Firefox used?
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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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Full-Text Search Through My Bookmarks?

I would like to be able to search through pages which I have bookmarked. Like a Google search but limited to my bookmarks. Firefox allows you to search through your bookmarks but only the URL, Title ...
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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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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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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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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 -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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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 ...
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Is there a 'file indexer' for EVERY file on linux? [closed]

I'm using winXP and openSUSE... On win, I have 'search everything' tool, which indexes every file in comp.. Is there a similar tool for linux.. It saves me much time... Thank you... ...
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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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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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Firefox: Add a custom Google search including pre-defined keywords

I'd like to figure out a way to have customized Google searches to choose from in the Firefox search bar in the top right corner. By customized I just mean the possibility to add specific pre-defined ...
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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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how to make a browser/search engine ignore detecting current location

A lot of people are annoyed (including me) when a browser/search engine detects the regional settings. If I am in Romania, it redirect the search engine to google.ro and sets the language to RO. I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...