Safari 4.0.3 vs Inquisitor

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by pugu, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. pugu macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2008
    London, UK
    Hey All,

    I Installed Safari 4.0.3 but for some reason the Google Suggestions drop down menu is no longer disabled and appears on top of Inquisitor. This is annoying because I prefer to use Google UK.

    Does anyone know how to disable Google suggestions in Safari 4.0.3 or as a work around make Safaris default search engine Google UK?

  2. iStudentUK macrumors 65816


    Mar 8, 2009
    I'm having the same problem. Been searching and can't find a solution, getting annoying!
  3. pm-r macrumors newbie

    Aug 16, 2009
    Brentwood Bay BC Canada
    I finally found the answer thanks to another site - hit the 'esc' key to temporarily remove the Google suggestions window.

    Now I'm trying to confirm that my Inquisitor choice for using the site is actually still working.

  4. chaos86 macrumors 65816


    Sep 11, 2003
    I'm sure the inquisitor folks will update to fix this soon.
  5. davidwarren macrumors 6502a

    Aug 28, 2007
    ah, glad I am not the only one. I have uninstalled inquisitor twice now thinking that would fix it...
  6. Genjoke macrumors newbie


    Nov 14, 2008
    Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
    I am trying to switch to safari: its faster then firefox no doubt.

    However I am having trouble with some firefox features I am used to and cant emulate on safari. Well, multiple search engines was one of them, but thanks to inquisitor thats one less on my list.

    I hope the "hit-esc-key" issue be solved by inquisitor developers soon!

    I also would love that one could select a search engine and make it temporarily default, as one can do in firefox…
  7. Cougarcat macrumors 604

    Sep 19, 2003
    Better just say your goodbyes to Safari + Inquisitor now, guys: Snow Leopard got rid of Input Managers. I'm not sure what I will do once SL arrives; switch to Firefox, I suppose. But I dislike it's unmaclike feel, and I love Safari's Coverflow history. Sigh. Come on Apple, give Safari proper plugin support!

    Edit: After reading a very informative thread over at Arstechnica, apparently plugins will continue to work IF you run Safari in 32-bit mode. That means no fancy 64-bit features like faster Javascript or crash protection, but I can live with that.
  8. iamse7en macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2007
    So I jumped on installing Snow Leopard today, and I was crushed by the changes to Safari. (I guess I hadn't updated to 4.03 yet.) From reading this thread, I had Safari open in 32-bit mode. However, Inquisitor only "kinda" works. The google suggestions still come down and when I press the down arrows, it goes through the Inquisitor search results, but the google suggestions pull-down menu (default in Safari) covers them.

    I hope there's an update soon to fix this.

    On top of that, Adblock no longer works, even in 32-bit mode. This is a MUST-HAVE for me.

    Also, iStatMenus no longer works in Snow Leopard. This is killing me!
  9. MacManiac76 macrumors 65816


    Apr 21, 2007
    White Mntns, Arizona
    I kicked Inquisitor to the curb long ago after finding out about Glims. Glims is so much better with way more options and customization. Glims also gets out updates much faster than Inquisitor so hopefully if it's not functional in SL it will be after a quick update.
  10. cuban macrumors newbie

    Aug 21, 2009
    How to disable Google recommendations

    You can disable the Google recommendations, and restore the Inquisitor suggestions, by typing the following command in terminal:

    defaults write DebugSafari4IncludeGoogleSuggest -bool NO
  11. MacManiac76 macrumors 65816


    Apr 21, 2007
    White Mntns, Arizona

    This was for the Safari 4 Public Beta. I don't think it works for the Final releases as the debug options were removed from the code.
  12. Jookbox macrumors 6502

    Jan 19, 2002
    I apologize for bumping this thread, but has anyone found a solution for getting rid of recent searches? I'm switching from firefox, and I'm having some growing pains.
  13. Cougarcat macrumors 604

    Sep 19, 2003
    The latest update fixed the problem. In snow leopard, glims works great--they even added 64-bit support in the latest release.

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