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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 to and you can also set the shortcuts.


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


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": "", 
  "shell-version": [
  "url": "", 
  "uuid": "", 
  "version": 1

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