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Old 10-13-2006, 02:29 AM   #1
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Apple Crap on http://google.com/linux


Does anyone else find it annoying that google.com/linux seems to be flooded with idiotic apple user questions since OSX came out? I've been writing google pretty frequently to try to get them to filter out apple OS stuff and I would suggest anyone else who is bothered by this do the same. I mean fine, OSX is 'Linux Based' but it has nothing to do with the actual linux OS and I for one dont want to see 50 results containing questions about how to make your powerbook not suck when I'm looking for actual linux related information.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 02:45 AM   #2
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This is a bit like saying "How about all the junk on Google.".....Even with "/Linux" added it is still the same general-purpose search engine. It is not a moderated forum such as LQ. (And even here, we get some irrelevant stuff... )

Actually, OS-X is NOT Linux-based. If I understand my limited reading correctly, it is built on top of Open-BSD.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 02:59 AM   #3
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Yeap, that's very annoying.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 03:01 AM   #4
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it isn't hard to add "-OSX" to your search queries.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 04:49 AM   #5
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in google by typing "-OSX" its going to remove any search result that contains the word OSX. It's quite handy...

I dont think they will remove the results from it, the most (i think) they would really do is just add -OSX to it, but still i think this is quite unlikley. I think we will just have to put up with it, its not that bad is it? Still a bit better than using the normal google search.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 06:07 AM   #6
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Not technical, not even a question about Linux on a technical level, moved to General.
 
  


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