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Im feeling lucky of other search engines

So google has the I'm feeling lucky thing: http://www.groovypost.com/howto/howto/firefox-4-im-feeling-lucky-addres-bar/ Duck duck go has their own version its called ducky. You type in ! before ...
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Is there a google service that allows to upload a folder and maintain the urls/paths/filenames of each image? [closed]

I have a folder with 30 or so images, so my paths are images/a.jpg images/b.jpg images/c.jpg ... I'd like to reference them from many blogger pages with these paths, but any images uploaded to ...
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How to increase LinkedIn X-Ray search result count?

I am using LinkedIn X-Ray Search to get information. Problem: Maximum number of results is 1000. I had tried start=1001 it is not working. How to overcome this problem?
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How to specify a search query as a whole word, not as a part of a word

I'm trying to search, amongst others, for the word 'EAN' in Google Search. However the results I'm getting treat my query as a part of a word, e.g. results with the word 'mean'. My question is: how ...
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Duplicate Google+ Page with same verified address

I have one Google Plus account with two pages, I own them. The two pages a verified on the same address. When I visit Page Setting, I can't remove link to google map for any page. What can I do to ...
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How to migrate and forward entire free Google account to Google Apps?

I just upgraded the to Google Apps Unlimited from the free version of Gmail, the free version of Google Photos, and the free version of Google Drive. I'd like to transfer all my settings, photos, ...
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How to get a notice by gmail if someone plans a meeting in my Google Calendar?

Had this numerous times: someone planned a meet in my calendar without getting a notice somewhere (preferrable by mail) that this happened. Result: getting of meeting notice 10 min before, without ...
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Cannot load google.com [migrated]

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 to recover the Gmail address previously locked up my YouTube channel name?

Many years ago I linked my Google account with username abc@gmail.com to my YouTube channel with username xyz (note that usernames are different). Recently YouTube prompted me to add a Google+ ...
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How do I separate two accounts on the same Google Mail?

I have got two different Google accounts on the same mail address, one of them has got my real name on it, the other one my YouTube account name. Is there a way to erase one of the two accounts ...
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Google Form : Allow ONLY one response each day

I want to allow each user ONLY one response each day. i.e After login i submit the form, it shouldnt allow me second response today, which is possible easily, but it should be allow 2nd response ...
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How do I change my display name on Google?

The name displayed on my Google account is someone else's so I need to change it, however I can't figure out how to do that. I deleted my Google+ account in the hopes that that would do it but it ...
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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

If my users are using Google Takeout, should I get an email alert with notification that xyz user has used Google Takeout and downloaded their data. I do not want to restrict, but just monitor, being ...
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Google account shows unknown device logged in. Password reset and 2FA does not make this device go away [duplicate]

When I login to my Google account and list the devices that have accessed my account, I see an unknown device access from India. I do not recognize this device and have subsequently changed my ...
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Google account shows unknown device logged in. Password reset and 2FA does not make this device go away

When I login to my google account and list the devices that have accessed my account, I see an unknown device access from India. I do not recognize this device and have subsequently changed my ...
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How to fix a repeatedly hacked Gmail account (where 2FA is enabled and passwords are changed)?

A friend of mine came to me for help with this issues. Her Gmail account has been hacked and keeps sending out spam emails to her contacts. This is happening to her on a monthly basis. Each time it ...
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How to search a particular Google Group and Body (versus Subject)

I'm trying to search for a past post to the Google Group Android Security Discussions. The search I used is: app rating site:groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/android-security-discuss I'm getting ...
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possible to link to a single layer in google maps?

In Google Maps, you can create layers over maps to show custom information. Is it possible to link to a specific layer (or the map showing that layer), rather than the map showing the first defined ...
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Google Play Music Gapless playback on web app?

I read that Google had added Gapless playback a while back, in apps. Does anyone know if there is a way to get gapless playback on the web version? I don't use the service on my Phone or iPad nearly ...
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How to convert PDF to google doc for several files, to save space

I'm trying to save space on my google drive. I noticed I have several PDFs stored, most of which are over 1MB. According to the website, Google Drive can convert PDF to google doc (which is nice as it ...
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Create direct links to videos on Google Drive

How to create non-expiring direct links to video files on Google Drive that will download the file instead of opening them in the browse ?
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How to delete contacts in People imported from Google account that is now closed?

I closed and deleted all contacts from 2 google accounts. But all the contacts are still showing up in People. Is there anyway to delete them?
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Forgot my username and password for my Gmail account [duplicate]

I need help as I am unable to access my phone. Someone used the incorrect pattern to unlock my phone and now my phone is Blocked. In order for me to unlock my phone they require my username and ...
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Why is my iPhone registered in my Google Account Permissions?

Having realized that I was still using app-specific passwords for my Gmail account on my devices, I just switched to OAuth. I had a look at my account permissions which showed the following: The ...
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How to search for products from small websites only?

I am interested in browsing the inventories of small business websites, not the larger well known ones. It is enjoyable to find a product on some low-budget website, and then support the owners by ...
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Change or add email address to Google account

My primary email address is going to be invalid soon. So I want to change my email address for my Google account. However, it seems that I can't change my email address and I can't even add a new ...
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How to search for an email address in Google

You know how there are operators and other functions to make Google Search easier… Is there such thing for searching email addresses? For example, if you wanted to search in a website, you can type ...
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How to utilize Google Maps from PC to mobile device?

I want to use the destination that I search for in Google maps on a computer, and send that to a mobile device. How is this done? Is a functionality that is part of Google maps.
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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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Google Slides Displays Emoji in Black & White

I am using emoji in a slide show. However, when I play the slideshow, the emoji show up in black & white. Any idea how to fix this? I know I can download the show as a pptx file, but I also want ...
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How to create a Google Cloud SQL instance?

I'm trying to create a Google Cloud SQL instance but always getting the error Could not complete the operation. See screenshots below. Any idea what's going on? Thanks.
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Search Site on Google Exclude a Folder

I'm familiar with searching a specific website on Google. site:yahoo.com I'm in a situation where I need to exclude a certain folder. Which I would have expected to be as follows. site:yahoo.com ...
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Deleting links to multiple google accounts

How do I delete links to various google accounts that have been set on my computer? Some belong to friends who used my computer when visiting, one is an old shared account which I no longer use, but ...
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My google chat window and contacts have disapeared [duplicate]

How do I get my chat window and contacts to come back on my gmail screen? I have gone through the settings and made sure its on and the labels and such are there. Nothing has helped
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Delete second row in a cell in Google Spreadsheet

In order to create some list, I've been copy some data from the web. Unfortunately it looks like it has been added second row for each record it need. For example: Each record is in the same ...
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How to merge multiple spreadsheet content having the list of keys to them?

Input: column of Google keys for spreadsheet that contains tables with some data, eg: date | refNum | Name | Description Require: a sheet that will contain a merged table with data from ...
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“Google Photos” my drive and Google+ confusing

I see a new feature in Google drive which says Google photos. I now have a Google photos folder on my computer. Can I upload to this folder by transferring photos into my local file system and have ...
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I have been tagged in a photo on google plus

I deleted the post from my phone, but did deleting it take my name off of it? Or does the person who tagged me still have it? I'd like to know if, on my settings, I can stop anyone from tagging. Or ...
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How to stop google from changing results according to the links you press

Basically the title. I'm talking about how Google results seem to change to stuff about your region, and on links that you click often, it seems to rise to the top. Is there a way to stop that? I ...
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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance It allows me to use the googlemail account almost without hitch (at times hangout will simply keep ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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How to have keyboard shortcuts in Google Search not skip over results?

Using Firefox 36; I look up this query in Google Search, with Javascript enabled for google.com: https://www.google.com/search?q=something&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=something+pdf Then I click on ...
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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How do I get my custom email domain back from gmail?

My uncle who recently died hooked me up with an gmail account through his company, Radsoft. My email was ******@radsoft.com It expired february 22 and now I can no longer receive emails from that ...
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Finding what terms would return a given image in Google Images

If I go to images.google.com and type in a search term (for instance "clouds") I get a number of images returned as a result. But for a given image in the search results, how can I find all the ...
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What does {:literal} mean in a Google search?

I searched for Adam Sandler today and I saw this: I couldn't find anything in Google search docs about {:literal} search operator. Any idea why I might've seen this and what it's supposed to do?
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Google reverse search phrase--where does it come from?

I am using Google Chrome, and I use the Google reverse search engine, by right-clicking on the image and choosing the "Search Google for this image". For some images that you have used with this ...
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How to search for “python” the programming language on Google Trends?

If I type ruby on Google Trends then it suggests "the programming language", which is what I want. But if I type python then it doesn't suggest the programming language. Question How can I get it ...
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Why did Google Search stopped showing me site descriptions?

Suddenly Google Search results stopped showing me descriptions. Why?
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Google account History/apps/bookmarks sync between two different accounts?

Have changed my Google account and want to copy all my browsing data & apps etc.. to my new chrome account. Is it possible?