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Turnkey Distributed Search Engine Solution on the Pi. YaCyPi

Jose CerrejonLess than 1 minuteRaspberry PIRaspberry PI

Turnkey Distributed Search Engine Solution on the Pi: YaCyPi


Google was our favorite search engine when Yahoo or AltaVista taught to us what was the advertising. Now Google and his "Don't be Evil" slogan, sell our information and unfortunatelly we have a strong dependence to use it today.

What about get your own search engine with your Pi? I'll teach you a new Kickstarter project with this idea in mind.


"YaCyPi is a turnkey solution for the Raspberry Pi with the goal of turning a common ordinary Raspberry Pi (Model B) into your very own search engine. Using the software YaCy, you no longer need to be bound by Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc for your internet queries."

Like I said, It's a new Kickstarter project who has reached this goal in a short space of time.

It's based in a Puppy Linux OS. It's a decentralized search engine technology based on a peer-to-peer index-sharing network, under GPL license. You can run this OS not only in the Pi: Odroid3 and BeagleBone Black are included.

More info and current project status in the link below.

Link: > YaCyPi - Turnkey Raspberry Pi based Internet Search Engineopen in new window