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Web Search From Clipboard Extension

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Web Search From Clipboard

You can set your own Search Engine, or localize the default Google for your country (ie from google.com to google.de) and you can also set the shortcuts.

web-search-duckduckgo

The weakness is that you need actually to copy the text on the clipboard (and not just select it, and that slow down the things a lot.

TIP: In GNOME you can select a text, and paste it with middle click

Specs

The extension is available for Shell 3.4 and 3.6

{
  "_generated": "Generated by SweetTooth, do not edit", 
  "description": "+S - search\n+G - open url", 
  "dev-version": "0.1", 
  "name": "Web Search From Clipboard", 
  "settings-schema": "org.gnome.shell.extensions.web-search-from-clipboard", 
  "shell-version": [
    "3.4", 
    "3.6"
  ], 
  "url": "https://github.com/awamper/web-search-from-clipboard", 
  "uuid": "web_search_from_clipboard@awamper.gmail.com", 
  "version": 1
}

Get it @ https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/550/web-search-from-clipboard/


 
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