A tool designed to search for information on the World Wide Web and FTP servers.

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Search with Wildcards and Quotations

I'm trying to find sentences of the following syntax (in French): "Paris, une ville ancienne, est la". Thus I typed the following into Google and Google Books: *, une * *, est la. Yet my search ...
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Is there a hotkey to blacken a search bar? [migrated]

Want to know whether there is a default hotkey for blackening a webpage search bar. By "blacken" I mean to make the search bar black so that we can type what we want to type without first removing the ...
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How to use Facebook Graph search to find pages by amount of likes?

How to use Facebook Graph search to find pages by amount of likes? I use for example: Shopping & Retail places in United Kingdom And It return all Shopping & Retail places from United ...
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Bing search for exact phrase containing “@”

When I search "@test" in Google, the results contain exact @test phrase (which is right) but in Bing it ignores @. Is there anyway to change Bing's behaviour?
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Using quick-search with startpage.com?

Opera offers shorthands to use with web searches. Recently I discovered startpage.com and would like to make use of it with the shorthands I am used to, replacing Google. From looking at the queries ...
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is there any way to know which web sites put a link to a specific web site [closed]

I want to know is there any way to know which web sites put a link to a specific web site? is there any way to solve ?
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Search more efficiently for videos containing specific people?

As an instantiation, I'm interested in finding all videos and interviews with US Supreme Court Stephen Breyer. So I typed in "Stephen Breyer" on youtube.com and was presented with ...
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Access furk.net without https?

Is there a way to acces http://furk.net without https?
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Can I exclude spam domains from my search results?

Sometimes when I search for something, there are plenty of links to sites with no content (those who only have the premade templates which the search terms), spammers, and leechers (as in copying ...
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Google Search to show only results with IP addresses

Is there a way that I could get Google Search to return only results with IP addresses in the URL? Please let me know. Thanks
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How to search within a limited number of domains with Google? [duplicate]

Is there a feature in Google Search (advanced search, etc.) or in other Google products where you can limit your searches to only a specific set of sites? I tried searchterm site:xyz.com , abc.com, ...
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Any way to find 100% downloadable FTP links?

In Google Search Box, I wrote the command below to search in FTP files: inurl:"ftp://" -inurl:"http://" -inurl:"https://" field data analysis repairable system Google brought results but I can't ...
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Google search engine alternatives

We all use the Google search engine, and it makes life easier. It's the best at the moment, but that doesn't mean that there won't be rivals or alternatives to Google. Are there any search engines ...
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Possible to specify multiple sites to search using Bing?

If I want to search the site mysite.com on Bing, I can type: my search terms site:mysite.com Is there a way to specify multiple sites to search? I've tried: my search terms ...
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Prevent many results from same domain in Google search

A few months ago Google changed their default behavior so that there is no limit to the number of results listed from the same domain. Previously, it would list one or two results and provide a link ...
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Search engine that can find videos based on animated gifs

From time to time you find animated gifs especially on social media sites that were probably made from videos e.g. from youtube. Is there a search engine out there which let's you find the respective ...
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Is there an advantage to using google.com rather than google.com.au as my search engine in Chrome?

I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I use Google Chrome as my primary web browser. Out-of-the-box, Chrome's combined address bar/search box will return results from google.co.th. That's fine but not ...
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How to identify common queries for a topic? [closed]

I'm trying to understand the most common queries entered on Google (or Bing or Yahoo!) for a given topic, in the context of a study. This is not exactly SEO, but it's closely related. In my study, I ...
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Why do the “privacy versions” of Google search (i.e. Scroogle, StartingPage) not return exactly the same results?

There are at least a couple of "don't track me" search sites which get their search results from Google. (I'm thinking of Scroogle.org and StartingPage.com). [Note: I don't know exactly how ...
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what search engine returns pages with all keywords in query nowadays, if Google seems broken?

I have a nagging suspicion that Google has changed their algorithm to return pages for "relevance" rather than for faithfully containing all the keywords in a long query. They also, conveniently, got ...
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Is there a search engine that allows you to search for a specific string including special characters that has similar coverage to Google [duplicate]

Let's say I want to search for "100-Coins Star" (with the speech marks to tell Google to search for that specific term). Google comes up with results for 100 Coins Star. Ignoring the spaces and dash. ...
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How does Google keep web history?

Say I search for something in Google and click on a few results. After some time, if I again search for same thing, the search results show the earlier clicked links with different colours and ...
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How to search the internet for terms with special characters

As I learnt from this post, Google has no ability to search for special characters. Let's say I want to search for ss!. Are there any other search engines that can achieve this? Please do not propose ...
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The relationship between search engine results and user query?

When googling a topic, there are [x] number of results. Logically, these are the number of results tagged with the keyword/s. Does this link with the popularity of a tag, in the sense of the degree ...
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How can I set translator link in the new Google design?

I see Web, Images, Maps, Shopping and More, but even in more there is no Google Translator. Why are Shopping and Books links, but no Translator link? How can I get it back? In the old design, with ...
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Finding a video using a clip from the video

Is there any solution for finding whole of a video using some of its snapshot or a clip of it?
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How to search escape words in Google or other engines?

Maybe this question is a bit silly, however I always fail to get the right result when I search Google for some particular words like $@( in bash) and other escape words. For instance, when I use bash ...
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How to remove spammy search results from Google [duplicate]

Often, when I search for something, I get results like www.<site>.com/Search/<my search terms>, which are nothing but the exact same search repeated on www.<site>.com and are of no ...
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What does the “good” filter of Torrentz.eu mean?

By default, http://torrentz.eu displays results using the "good" setting of their quality filter. There is a further quality level called "verified", for which I was able to find a reference ...
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What are DuckDuckGo goodies?

I just discovered these cool looking 'goodies' on DuckDuckGo, but I have no idea how to use them, or what they are. Can someone enlighten me?
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How to search for words with the same suffix on Google? [duplicate]

I thought it was possible by using the asterisk but that returns no result.
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Is there a service like skyscanner for trains? One which includes all train companies' timetables. [closed]

Is there a service like skyscanner for trains? I mean a comprehensive web service including all train companies' timetables so I'm sure I'm not ignoring any train connection.
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Search a single website using regular expressions?

Is there a way to search a single web-domain using regular expressions? I've been mirroring sites with WinHTTrack and then using dtDesktopSearch but it's an incredibly inefficient process and I was ...
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Google Search with Regular Expressions [duplicate]

Is it possible to use regular expressions or very simple regular expressions in google search? Like search the term "goog?e", where the ? indicates a character or a number.
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How to find the webpages linking to a pdf?

I found an interesting PDF with my last Google research, via a direct link to it ( Google result was like "http://example.com/somefolder/interesting.pdf"). I would like to put the pdf in context, ...
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Where can I search the web for sites that are hotlinking JavaScript from a particular domain?

Similar to Google's inanchor: operator, I'm looking for a search engine that will let me search for sites that are using a particular JavaScript. For instance I would like to search to compare the ...
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How can I search with wildcard on Google Search?

I want to search URLs like this: "blablabla.com/a1234568" "blablabla.com/a8564654" "blablabla.com/a5648979" So as you can see I want to make a search like this blablabla.com/a* But I can't do ...
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How to search through IRC channel logs

Is there a service that allows me to search through the logs of IRC channels? To be clear, I'm not interested in finding a particular channel. What I would like is an online/web-based search engine ...
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Can one use any search engine in order to find a set of keywords on a site (not page)?

The problem I'm trying to solve is that I'd like to buy a set of products online (FYI: Topeak F25, F66, F55, iPhone DryBag, and ProPack Small). For convenience, and to save on shipping costs, I'd ...
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How to search for '{search text}' on Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to search the internet for terms with special characters I have been trying to do a literal search in Google for text exactly like: {example} I have tried all ...
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Googling for a string not in another

Is there a way to search Google for a Web page that has a specific word even not as part of a specific phrase? For example: Let's say I want to search for license, and my search turns up many pages ...
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Is there a way to search on LifeHacker?

So, this may certainly not be the right forum. But it's the closest I could find of all available in this family of sites to ask the question. Please educate me if this isn't the right location. Am I ...
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Is it possible to search for a specific HTML tag within a site using a search engine?

I want to search a single website for pages that do or do not have a canonical URL specified (<link rel='canonical' href='http://www.site.com/pageCannonicalUrl.htm' />). Is it possible to do ...
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Is there a tool where you give a list of things and it returns related words?

Is there some kind of tool you can enter simple queries and it will use AI to process it and provide you an answer relating your query to it's possible meanings? For example: relate: animal, fast, ...
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What do these Google search operators/attributes mean?

In the Google Chrome search engines, there is the default engine URL defined as: ...
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How to search within a specific area in Google Search

Is there any way to search for some information on sites belonging to a particular area without specifying the area name as a keyword in the search string? or Is there any way to search for some ...
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How do I search the Web for pages posted before a certain date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Date criteria for Google search How to do a Google search for webpages last updated within 2 years? I'm looking for information on a certain topic, but there's been an ...
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How to turn off Google's page preview in search?

How to turn off scripts in Google Search, in particular the page preview?
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How to get rid of Google's language detection permanently? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I access google.com outside the US? Using Chrome 15 on Windows (all tho' I've learned it doesn't matter what browser you use), when using a Google product it ...
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Font Search App [closed]

I read about an webapp that you can point at an image that contains text and it will tell you what font was used to create it. Unfortunately I can't remember what it was called ... does anyone have a ...