Mar
13

PC-BSD Teams With DuckDuckGo to Provide Enhanced, Secure Web Searches

From the press release:

DuckDuckGo is a general-purpose search engine that offers real privacy, less spam/clutter and instant answers. Well-known and widely acclaimed for its privacy policy, DuckDuckGo does not store or track user information, ensuring a truly private search experience.

The most recent edition of PC-BSD updates the suggestion list of the search bar with DuckDuckGo to provide users with a discreet, clutter-free search option. Additionally, DuckDuckGo offers many benefits including the ability to use shortcuts to directly search many websites and instant answers that provide topic summaries from a variety of web sources.

PC-BSD users concerned with security can be confident in the knowledge that requests submitted through DuckDuckGo will remain confidential. “We are pleased to make DuckDuckGo available to PC-BSD users, providing a reliable, yet completely anonymous search experience,” says Kris Moore, Director of PC-BSD Software Development at iXsystems.

We are delighted to partner with PC-BSD,” says Gabriel Weinberg, DuckDuckGo’s founder and CEO. “DuckDuckGo and PC-BSD have a shared philosophy on the value of open source and choice.”

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Written by dru. Posted in 9.0, new features

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Comments (7)

  • SuckSuckSlow
    March 13, 2012 at 8:06 am |

    startpage.comI’ll be sticking with ixquick’s StartPage
    https://​www​.startpage​.com/

    • March 14, 2012 at 8:24 am |

      Thanks for the tip! No more google cookies irritation…

  • Cyril Sebastian
    March 13, 2012 at 8:58 am |

    This is a very good news to know that I can even do a specific search in PCBSD with Duckduckgo.

  • flatdog
    March 18, 2012 at 6:32 pm |

    Good partnership, a happy ducky user here.

  • Citizen_Jimserac
    March 19, 2012 at 9:06 am |

    Bravo! Good choice.

    Thanks!

  • March 20, 2012 at 2:09 am |

    I have also been using Ixquick’s secure search since I read about it a few years ago & it works great. Just as accurate as Google as far as I can tell without all the annoying stuff Google has.

    Thanks a lot Dru and everyone else who works on the PC-BSD project, it keeps getting better and better! :)

    • March 20, 2012 at 4:38 am |

      You’re welcome!

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