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Old 03-06-2005, 02:59 AM   #1
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Why not a Search button in the browser?

When I look at my browser(Konqueror) I see a menu on top with icons below that and below that is the location box for typing in URL's. But it seems to me there should be a Search button. Like say you want to use your favorite search engine(Google or MSN) to search for something. Yet there is no Search button anywhere. There should be a box for you to type in a subject and next to it a button that says Search or Go next to that.
Old 03-06-2005, 03:13 AM   #2
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Heh, It's there alright.

Try typing a search term into the address bar itself.

You can adjust which search engines will be used by going into Konqueror's configuration screens.
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For konqueror, type in gg: followed by your search terms. The GG is a web short cuts. If they are not enabled, go into the konqueror setup and select the 'Web Shortcuts' icon. It's right below fonts. Then make sure the 'enable web shortcuts' is enabled. If you select a default search engine, then you don't need to enter in the GG:

Besides entering a Search engine, you could for example enter in 'info:bash' for a info2html manual of the bash shell. Or how about 'man:fstab'. I find reading the manpages this way to be easier on the eyes. Also, a better display might make is more memorable.
Old 03-08-2005, 02:11 AM   #4
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Download Opera. They have a Linux version. They had a search button on the browser. It defaults to google which is the main search engine I use anyway, but you can change which search engine it uses.

I like Opera better anyway. It's a very fast browser and has tabs for different windows. I like the older version better than the newer ones. I like the 7.23 version better.

Give it a try


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