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I want search engine to find sites containing the most the rare proper nouns I search for

I want to find all apps that do a certain thing. People all over the internet make lists containing some of these apps. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified Self apps. I first search ...
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Google reverse image search in a specific country

I want to use Google to search for a specific image inside a specific country (IP)! Using http://images.google.com/ gives me results for all sites, but I can't sort results by country. It would also ...
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Can I filter Google results to two specific domains rather than just one at a time? [duplicate]

I often search Google for programming-related questions I have, and rely heavily on the site:stackoverflow.com filter to restrict results to Stack Overflow posts, for example. In some cases, like ...
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How to avoid sharing location to Google?

When I make a search on Google, the results are sometimes in my native language and the websites listed are from my country. That being even if my query is in English. At the bottom of the page, I can ...
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Searching only bmp file - Google

I'd like to search only bmp file in google; to do this i used for example the string: filetype:bmp keyboard arrow but it doesn't find anything. How can i search only bmp file on google?
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Can't use enter key shortcut on Google search results anymore

Up until last week, Google used to place a blue arrow on the first search result. Using the arrow keys, one could select different results. Finally, pressing enter would enter into the selected result....
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How can I search for websites excluding the path using Google-search

I am looking for a Google search operator pattern that searches for links without a path attached/query. I have been looking around the internet, looking into google search operators, trying out ...
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Make Google search results link directly to linked page

Google search results usually link to google.com/url with a bunch of gibberish. How can I make them link directly to the result? I'd like a solution that works for both Chrome and Firefox
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How do I do a search for a phrase at the end of a sentence on Google Books?

I am trying to search for a string of words on Google Books and restrict the search results to sentence endings. For example, I would to search for "is the best." as the end of a sentence. ...
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Does Google have an || (or)? Particularly for searching particular sites?

Say I wanted to search site:wordpress.com site:livejournal.com gelato. Doesn't work, because it tries to && those results instead of ||ing them. Say I want to do this for a number of sites ...
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How can I add bookmarks to Google Collections from desktop browser?

This page says that (for some inexplicable reason) you can only add images and job searches (though they forgot to mention that you can save map locations from as well) from a desktop browser to your ...
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Find web page(s) that links to a specific page in Google Search

I got an article from some page, I don't know which. Is there some Google search way of finding the parent page? Say for example from page A I navigated to page B. Page B is a PDF document. How to ...
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Chrome custom search engine - help to make it work on some sites

Can someone help me with a problem I'm having? Setting up custom bookmarks just doesn't seem to work on some sites. I for example want one for playstationtrophies.org and it doesn't display search ...
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How to disable Google search results in Russian language?

My region is Ukraine so it is not a "mistake" that there are some relevant search results in Russian. However, can I filter out any results in Russian language anyway?
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How do you find the searched on text after we get Google search results?

How do you find the searched on text after we get Google search results? After we get to the page where is the relevant answer?
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How to look up a specific Google phrase having punctuation in it [duplicate]

Before run yum remove ceph-release, I would like to look up ceph-release. But quotes like ' and " still brings results like ceph releases, release ceph. So how to look up exactly "ceph-release"? ...
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How do I filter news articles out of my Google search?

I'm trying to google a topic which has a lot of heavy media coverage. I'm looking for technical details though, not any media coverage. The problem is the most combinations of search queries end up ...
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Why did my Google search results suddenly change to have boxes around them?

Boxes around my Google search results only appear when I'm logged into my Google account. They appear regardless of my browser and I can't figure out how to get rid of them
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How to reduce a google search URL to an anonymized version

If I enter a search term in DuckDuckGo I get a pretty simple url and query string https://duckduckgo.com/?q=python+tips&atb=v1-1&ia=videos&iax=web If I do the same in google I get a ...
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Is there an URL to jump straight to the timer in Google/Chrome?

If you enter "5 minute timer" in the Chrome search bar, it leads to a Google Search page topped by a countdown timer, ticking down from 5 minutes. Handy. Is there a formal URL to just get this ...
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Searching google videos of a particular size

Is it possible to search videos on http://google.com with different parameters like size in MB, GB or resolution or file type etc. Just like we have for Images. Is it possible to apply some query ...
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How to schedule reviewing Google search results and manage their manual analysis?

When I have a big research project, I need to do Google searches about it and review many search results. For example, I open 30 search results in new tabs and review them. How can I schedule ...
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To block private Instagram profile from Google Search?

Many social media application have setting by which you can prevent your profile in Google search. However, Instagram does not have it. They also ignore the users' feedback by not offering customer ...
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Only include search results that must exclude multiple words

Consider this search: rick's haven -bbq -barbeque -menu I am trying to find all results related to Rick's Haven as it relates to the movie Bird Box. However, there is a really famous BBQ restaurant ...
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How to get Google Docs results to appear in Google Search results?

I use Google Docs rather than a blog to write articles and I'd like them to be readable by the public. But I've never seen Google Docs results in Google Search results. Is it possible? How do I make ...
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Google search Site with wildcard in its URL and multiple intexts

There is a website that has many images in the following style: https://www.website.nl/app/uploads/Image1.jpg https://www.website.nl/app/uploads/Image2.jpg https://www.website.nl/app/uploads/Image3....
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How to avoid seeing bottom two bars at google.com, the ones that say “United Kingdom” and “Advertising” etc.?

When I browse to google.com I get a bar at the bottom saying "United Kingdom" and another saying "Advertising" "Business", "How Search Works", "Privacy", "Terms", "Settings". How can I avoid seeing ...
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Advanced Search in only URLs matching a certain string

I want to search in all GitHub sub-pages containing the word "ja.po", like this page: https://github.com/xfce-mirror/thunar/blob/master/po/ja.po?fbclid=...
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Is there a way I can search some info in Google from Google Sheets?

I have a Google Sheet that contains information of companies and names, and I would like to have their job position. Is there a way I can look for it in Google without doing it manually?
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How to filter out a long list of sites from Google search?

I have a list of sites I would like to permanently exclude from Google search results. These are the large family of sites plagiarizing (and some of them garbling with machine translation) Q&A ...
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Wildcard character search in Google, but for individual letters?

For instance, I would like to search on a website "3XX lessons". I know that Google allows "XXX lessons" with "* lessons", but how do you use the wildcard symbol for individual characters in a string?
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Search Engine that will return results based on date

Is there a way to use a search engine, preferably Google, that will yield results based on a date? For example, I would like to search on a term and only return results as if I was searching for that ...
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Is there a way to use Google, to get results from the past? [duplicate]

In other words, is there a way to exclude results from after a certain date in Google, or in some other web browser? Use case: a recent film with a one-word, common-dictionary-word title and a big ...
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Why Google showing featured snippets in german language?

There is an issue while using google search engine. My language preference is set to english and google is giving me the first result in the German language. May I ask please what is the issue of such ...
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Filter Google search results to keyword appearing in subdomain or domain itself

While I'm aware that an allindomain operator doesn't exist, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to achieve this with allinurl or similar in Google Search. allinurl: returns results containing the ...
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How to disable Google's doodle

I am at work, and wanted to Google something, but then I saw the Halloween Doodle (and I played with it). Now I have no idea what I was searching for. How can I disable Google's doodle, to stop it ...
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Where do the new images in Google search definitions come from?

I often look words up quickly using Google Search. For example, I might search define:belligerent to quickly get a definition, check my spelling, or find synonyms. Today, for the first time, I ...
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Redirect Google search to YouTube in one click

I don't really know if I'm in the right place to ask the question, and I apologize for my poor English. At the time, Google had this thing called black bar, some liked it, some didn't like it, some ...
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Why is google results behaving strangely?

I search something on google i get the result. But after one second the result changes to This happens every time, for all the results. What is this strange behaviour? I want the previous result ...
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Google search for my full name showing irrelevant results - how to remove?

When I search my full name (very unique), and scroll down all the way to the bottom of the 1st page, it shows links to 2 prisoner's information in the county that I live in, but I'm not affiliated ...
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How to stop google.com from showing recent search drop-down list?

In google.com page, it makes me annoying that showing my recent searches in drop-down list since they are irrelevant to what i'm going to search. I know that it won't appear after I clear my history ...
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Syntax to for phrase match whilst excluding domains for search results

I'm trying to search Google for: "Alpha Beta" + "Charlie Delta" -excluding(pinterest.com), -excluding(facebook.com) What I'm trying to achieve here is to find results that contain the phrase "Alpha ...
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Google Search and user display name

I made a google search of my full name to see results related to my name on the web using chrome. I had some YouTube videos results and wondered how these videos are chosen to appear on results. ...
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How do I exclude sports-related results from Google Search?

There is nothing I hate more than searching the name of a city I’m visiting on Google and having all the relevant results that come up be related to football. Is there a way to tell Google that I’m ...
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Searching for a name when missing some chars of it

I was wondering if there existed a way to search for the name of somebody when some letters of its name were missing. For instance, let's say we know the profession of somebody but only have the first ...
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Does case:yes make Google Search case-sensitive?

I'm not duplicating this because it's from 2010 and doesn't mention case:yes. Enabling case-sensitive searches  |  Code Search  |  Google Developers But case:yes "unclear is if" didn't work?
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Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced when logged into Google?

Are Chrome 'Other search engines' synced across devices when a user is logged into their Google account? See: chrome://settings/searchEngines > Other search engines Exploring the data that is ...
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How do I escape Google functional characters?

How do you search searches that include Google functional characters, like - * " on Google? For example, how would one search for "Hello World" with the quotes included into the search?
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Difference Google Operator OR vs () [duplicate]

By studying the definiton of OR and () in google search engine, a question come up to my mind: Given two websites, how to find the results containing the word "operators" and "use" for both websites: ...

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