Setting Opera Searches to your local Google/Google Linux
One of the thing Opera can do it address bar searches. I like this feature alot, as around 75% of new tabs I open lead are for doing some sort of Google search.
The keyboard shortcut to enter the address bar is either
F8. I used to use F8 more until I started using Epiphany which is only
To do a normal google search simply type “
g I want to search for this”
Easy as hey?
So now I live in Australia I want this to default to Google Aus. To change it do this:
Tools -> Preferencesor
ctrl-F12then Search tab.
http://www.google.comto your local Google, in my case I added .au to the end so the string became
Whilst you are there, you might as well check that Google is the default and tick both
default search engine and
Speed Dial search engine.
Now, I also use Google Linux alot, so I’ve created a new search called
gl. Can you guess why?
To do this:
If you want to use this as default, then check the default boxes.
Now you can type
gl wajig and it uses Google Linux!
On a side note, change the part of the string
num=50 to another number to change the number of results on each page.