PSA: duckduckgo has !-keywords that redirect searches to other sites
!w - wikipedia
!g - if you want to be a heretic
!aur - the AUR lol
!gh - github
!wa - wolfram alpha
so to search wikipedia for the article on crabs you type
if you set ddg as yr default search you can jump to literally all of the webbed site searches with minimal keystrokes
@haskal There are even localized variants, like !gfr for the French version of Google, or !wfr for the French version of Wikipedia.
And my favourite : !gtfr for Google Translate from [detected language] to French (works with !gten, !gtde, etc).
@haskal !i leads to the ddg image search
!w leads to wikipedia, i.e. !wde for de.wikipedia.org
!debpack for the Debian repos
!yt for YouTube
@haskal you can also set up your favourite ones within your web browser so you can type `w crab` without having to go through ddg
!worldcat Worldcat union library catalogue
!hn Hacker News
!ngram Google Ngram Viewer
!trends Google Trends
!dict and !define: dictionaries
!etym Online Etymological Dictionary
!se Stack Exchange
!ud Urban Dictionary
There are *thousands*.
!bang <term> to search bangs.
All from the navbar as DDG is my default search engine.
@uint8_t does this feature allow one to show google results within the ecosia search page or does it redirect to it?
I’ve been trying to use ecosia but the results are just so terrible that I keep using startpage instead.
I feel like as soon as I want any more in-depth results with more than a word long query it starts to fall apart with bing. Especially since quoting a word to mean it has to be in all results seems to be not working.
@haskal I'm sure you already know this, but adding it to the thread because it's another fun thing that duckduckgo does:
Do a search for:
@haskal found out by accident you can also do a ddg version of "I'm feeling lucky" with just ! and a space before your search term
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