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SVG search engine

Yes, Google can search for SVG files. Lifehacker agrees. January 28, 2011 Google Image Search Indexes SVG Files Last year, Google announced that it started to index SVG files, but the ...
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A web search from the Linux command line

What's wrong with Lynx? Try this: lynx http://www.google.com/search?q=search+from+commandline :) Basically, once you know the URL syntax for performing a search, you can call it directly. To make ...
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General internet search engine showing only non-commerical sites?

1. Briefly about Kristinita'S Search I have long been worried about the problem, which raised in @agc question. Recently I begin to develop Kristinita's Search — search engine, which searches for ...
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A web search from the Linux command line

As Izzy point out, doing a web search directly on lynx works like a charm. However, if you are not comfortable with that solution, googler can do what you asked (but for searching google only). You ...
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Blog search engines: are any of them still alive?

One of the recent contenders which is gaining popularity is feedle. Few smaller search engines provide filters for searching blogs and “small web” sites, see Marginalia (with "Blogosphere" ...
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Search documents & display results in snippet view like Google books?

I'm going to recommend AstroGrep which has a very similar layout to the Google Snippet view. It supports plain text files. It is based of the UNIX utility "grep" and is completely free to use. It ...
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Firefox plugin to help me switch search engine

For exactly this purpose I'm using Second Search. This addon extends the search box of Firefox: Second Search (click images for larger variant) The screenshot shows this very nicely: Type the ...
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General internet search engine showing only non-commerical sites?

Searx's Science only search will search 10 or so engines dedicated only to science! This will leave out Wikipedia though. It is a metasearch engine. Find instances here. https://asciimoo.github.io/...
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Software to text-search a LARGE set of files (ebooks)

The open source DocFetcher has indexed over 10.000 epub books for me. The indexing process is quick, and conducting a full-text search across all of those books (after indexing) takes only a few ...
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Browser extension for reverse image search

dessant/search-by-image Search by Image extension, MIT-licensed, available on Chrome and Firefox enables you to initiate a reverse image search. Supported search engines: Google Images Bing Images ...
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Alternative search engine with independent web crawler

The search engine https://dropicon.com meets your requirements.
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Solution to build a quick web-based documents search engine

You can use a standard Document Management Systems here. As an example I know (no endorsement): For TYPO3 CMS you can use the built-in search "indexed_search", or you can install various ...
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Search engine software specialized in serving links that work with a no-script browser

As I could not find any fitting solution, I developed my own available here: https://noscript.jod.li
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Search engine over text corpus

In addition to Windows built-in Search indexing, I find free DocFetcher a very powerful indexed search tool. As you set it up, you define the folders (and all subfolders) to index and to be watched by ...
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Recommended browsers/search engines which prevent tracking of search terms (NB: not anonymous browsing)

Have you checked out the Search Engine https://duckduckgo.com ? Here is their privacy page of what data they collect and don't collect: https://duckduckgo.com/privacy
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Software / API to track new concepts or ideas from web searches

Google Trends might fit. Alexa.com can do it too. Not just by checking site click changes but I think it actually does what you asked. But you must pay. And they probably focus on trendy topics unless ...
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Tool to track web traffic of various third-party websites over time

If you are looking for "done for you" list then try rankedy seo or if you want the data on demand mangools.com is good. Both of these wont cost you anywhere near ahrefs or semrush, but both are super ...
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Is there an application that allows to search across Evernote, Todoist, Google Keep, Twitter

Searching directly to so different build applications and getting back results is quite difficult and I don't believe such a product exists. What you might be able to do is through IFTTT create ...
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Launch search from desktop

I would suggest firstly for you to take a look at Quicksilver. Excellent productivity tool and it is open source. Has a lot of plugins and I used it before I decided to buy Alfred. My second ...
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Check source code for plagiarism

I only read about it and therefore i have no experience with the tool, but you could try MOSS. http://theory.stanford.edu/~aiken/moss/
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Which server-side search technology to use for a multi-table string search?

A bit late but Elasticsearch was probably your best bet, since it's pretty much the industry standard currently. The primary alternative is Sphinx Search, which afaik does what you listed and might ...
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Search engine for Schema.org structured data

I found this dataset based on Common Crawl which would provide the needed answers: http://www.webdatacommons.org/structureddata/2017-12/stats/stats.html. Searching through this dataset to identify ...
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Software for performing a reverse search - matching a body of text to a known phrase

What you are trying to do is a part of Natural Language processing and one of the significant tools for this is the Python Natural Language Toolkit (nltk). A good starting point may be found in an ...
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A catalog of online study groups

I would assume that you are looking for something like Moodle. It's an e-learning platform we use at our university. All students and teachers are registered by the management team and then assigned ...
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Search engine to which I can apply my own filtering/reordering

Anyway: that's my advice: Try to make your own SE: https://gitlab.metager3.de/. You may combine the work for your own with the possibility to earn some money: The Hackaton: see: suma-awards.de (german ...
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Web search engine that fully supports boolean operators

Supposedly DuckDuckGo does. https://brettterpstra.com/2019/03/07/the-ultimate-guide-to-duckduckgo/ I have not tried it.
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A web search from the Linux command line

Google Check out these Python scripts which allow searching and downloading files from the command-line. It's based on the Google search results. google_dl script (recommended). Usage: ./google_dl ...
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Easiest full text search engine for a small corpus with proximity search

I went with Python, Flask, Whoosh, and gunicorn. It was an absolute cinch, I had it running almost immediately, and the Python nativity of Whoosh has been quite nice. Very advanced search, easy ...
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

Try this Highlight Search Keywords extension for Chrome.
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

This extension does this: find+ | Regex Find-in-Page Tool by B. Richardson. There is also a Github repo. "A find-in-page extension for Google Chrome with support for regular expressions." By default ...
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