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Old 07-11-2010, 03:30 AM   #1
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LXer: DuckDuckGo: A New Search Engine Built from Open Source


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DuckDuckGo is a new search engine focused on relevant results and respecting user privacy. Actually a mash-up of several other sites like Wikipedia, About, Bing, and Yahoo, DuckDuckGo also uses it's own web crawler, the DuckDuckBot. DuckDuckGo uses what it calls Zero-click search results to try to guess what you are looking for and give it to you directly in your search results. I've been using DuckDuckGo for a few weeks now, and I'm impressed. What further impresses me is that the entire site is built on open source tools, ranging from FreeBSD for the operating system to good old-fashioned Perl for the logic.

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Old 07-11-2010, 04:13 AM   #2
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Looks good, I will be trying it out.
 
Old 07-11-2010, 09:13 AM   #3
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Silly name, but it looks OK. Added it to my Firefox search engines list.
 
  


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