Firefox location bar search engine: scroogle & startpage

What a wonderful world it was when scroogle.org was running smoothly!
It has become annoying recently, however, because Google seems to be blocking Scroogle by declaring it a bot.

So I was looking for alternative engines for my default address bar search, which feature the same google-based powerful results.

Startpage

Startpage has even more features than scroogle!

Open search results via a proxy

Open Link via Proxy

Personalized – but anonymous – searches

Startpage Advanced SearchStartpage Settings

Open about:config
and replace the entry in keyword.URL with

https://startpage.com/do/metasearch.pl?language=english&cat=web&query=

Chuchuu

Is a another alternative search engine that claims to provide anonymous search results, not only from Google, but also from Bing, Yahoo and Dropbox.

However, I get localized search results in German based on my IP, which is a deal breaker to me.

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