Author: Christoph Lohmann <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, 13 May 2017 10:45:56 +0200
TODO, updating searx-instances and justify.
2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
# Searx Tools
-The searx tools help you to maintain a privacy-aware search in the web.
+The searx tools help you to maintain a privacy‐aware search in the web.
-Searx is mainly hosted at searx.me, which creates a burden for the hobby
-developers of this project. The goal is to decentralize. Your first goal
-should be to setup your own searx instance. But, if your instance is
-working, publish it. If you are the only user of the searx instance it is easy
-to track you down. The privacy gain of searx is to have many users and hide
-yourself behind the flare of common search queries to all kind of searxh
+Searx is mainly hosted at searx.me, which creates a burden for the
+hobby developers of this project. The goal is to decentralize. Your
+first goal should be to setup your own searx instance. But, if your
+instance is working, publish it. If you are the only user of the searx
+instance it is easy to track you down. The privacy gain of searx is to
+have many users and hide yourself behind the flare of common search
+queries to all kind of searxh websites.
The searx tools help you to maintain this.
@@ -26,6 +26,12 @@ Plumb the search for some query:
% searx where is my house?
+## Updating the .searc-instances file
+You can use a cron job for this. Beware that as of writing (2017‐05‐13),
+the instances website is really slow, so I decided to only download the
+working instances on demand.
## Replacing plumb
Open the file »searx« and change »plumb« to for example »xdg-open«.
diff --git a/TODO.md b/TODO.md
@@ -0,0 +1,5 @@
+* retrieve the .onion URIs for the online instances and use them in case we
+ have some tor proxy set