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Firefox Google Search

Postby LibroBrother on Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:44 pm

In the upper right hand corner of my Firefox browser there is a permanent search window (what's the proper name for that?) that is set to search google. However whenever I use this search window it takes me to a "Linux mint google" search instead of a pure google search. Why does this do this? I want to set this search window to go to the "pure google" search engine. Thanks.

Here is the difference:

I search for the word test and instead of a "pure google search results" http://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=test&aq= ... 70ea1f7ec2

I get a "Linux mint search results" http://www.google.com/cse?cx=0026834153 ... &sa=Search

Thanks,
LB

PS - How do you make hyper text links in this forum that hide the url and instead show just the text (what is the proper terminology here)?
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Re: Firefox Google Search

Postby gibbs1984 on Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:41 pm

Use the [url] tag:

[ url=http://www.yourlinkhere]Text here to display.[/url] (no space at the beginning of this code though).

With regards to the Mint Google search, this has been discussed to death on this forum, do a search and you'll find loads.
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Re: Firefox Google Search

Postby LibroBrother on Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:26 pm

Thanks for the url format.

As to searching I must be a complete newb because I've searched several times and found nothing.
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Re: Firefox Google Search

Postby LibroBrother on Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:15 pm

Ahhh, found some stuff:

LINK: Is there a LinuxMint/Google spy team?
LINK: Linux Mint Blog - Firefox Google Plugin

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