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Google has discontinued its specialised Linux and BSD search pages. The services at google.com/linux and google.com/bsd offered search which was limited to a specific topic by searching only relevant web sites, message boards, blogs and other hand-selected sources of information. Users are instead now redirected to google.com/webhp, a standard search page.
In a statement to Search Engine Roundtable, a Google spokesperson confirmed the closure of the pages saying "These services were established many years ago to offer search across a limited index of the web, which in the past was a better way to find this information.