[qutebrowser] keyword bookmarks

José Alberto Orejuela García jose.gif at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 23 09:41:55 CET 2017


I know that it's not a function of qutebrowser, but other way of searching almost wherever is, provided you have duckduckgo as your default search engine, using bangs. For example, an equivalent of

> :set searchengines yt https://youtube.com/results?search_query={}
> :open yt foo.

would be

:open foo !yt

Obviously, this is slower as you have to load (a very light version of the) duckduckgo page first, but I think it might be of your interest.

José Alberto


On lunes, 20 de febrero de 2017 9:23:14 (CET) Florian Bruhin wrote:
> Hey Amos,
> 
> Sorry for the late answer - I was busy with exams and your mail got
> filtered as you're not subscribed to the list ;)
> 
> * Amos Joshua <amos at asperasoft.com> [2017-01-29 22:20:29 -0800]:
> > I am trying to recreate the keyword-bookmark functionality in pentadactyl -
> > I've read through the docs several times and cannot figure out how (or if)
> > I can have a bookmark with a substitution, e.g. I'd like "yt foo" to open "
> > youtube.com/results?search_query=foo". Is this possible and if so, how can
> > it be accomplished?
> 
> Bookmarks can't do that in qutebrowser, but there are search engines.
> When you do something like:
> 
>     :set searchengines yt https://youtube.com/results?search_query={}
> 
> (untested) you can do :open yt foo.
> 
> Florian
> 
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