Searx v1.0.0 Release Notes

  • Core

    
    - ⬇️ drop support for Python 3.5 ( #2459 )
    - ➕ add support for Python 3.9 ( #2397 #2459 )
    - ⚡️ update Python dependencies ( #2428 #2459 #2206 ) ⚠️ pyopenssl is not longer required
    - ⚡️ automatic update of searx.data ( #2555 #2585 #2595 #2592 #2600 )
    - ⚡️ update searx.data ( #2604 #2605 #2606 #2607 #2415 )
    - ➕ add ability to send engine data to subsequent requests ( #2615 )
    - ➕ add checker ( #2419 #2476 #2481 #2682 #2682 #2657 )
    - 0️⃣ by default allow only HTTPS, not HTTP ( #2641 #2659 )
    - 🌐 replace /translations.js with an embedded JSON ( #2660 )
    - activate raise_for_error by default ( #2557 )
    - 👀 don't dump traceback of SearxEngineResponseException on init ( #2635 )
    
    📚 Documentation
    
    • ⚡️ update nginx configuration ( #2618 )
    • ↪ document workaround for using 2 languages simultaneously ( #2479 )
    • 👌 improve admin-docs about result proxy (morty) configuration ( #2509 )
    • 🛠 fixed typo ( #2457 )

    🆕 New settings.yml

    
    - `general.contact_url` : add link to contact instance maintainer to footer of each page ( #2391 14c7cc0e118f1d0873b32b34793cdec2c5c9c13e #2412 )
    - 🚚 `brand` : move brand options from Makefile to settings.yml ( #2408 #2473 )
    
    Themes
    
    • oscar: Hide links panel in mobile screens ( #2458 )
    • ⬆️ oscar: upgrade dependencies ( #2346 #2673 #2662 )
    • ✂ remove legacy, courgette and pix-art themes ( #2344 )
    • ➕ add hyperlink to searx instances list in error message ( #2387 )
    • preferences: a tooltip is shown when the mouse is over the engine names ( #2661 )
    • Ignore double-quotes when highlighting query parts ( #2553 )
    • ⚡️ update autocomplete ( #2593 )

    🆕 New engines

    
    - ccengine ( #2533 )
    - mediathekviewweb ( #2541 )
    - solidtorrents ( #2626 )
    - solr ( #2652 )
    - rumble ( #2588 )
    - wiby.me ( #2452 )
    
    🛠 Fixed engines
    
    • apk_mirror ( #2556 #2642 )
    • bing ( #2602 )
    • duckduckgo ( #2560 #2559 )
    • library genesis ( #2448 )
    • ina ( 0ba71c3644c4d20f70528c10eed1385399ec1c82 )
    • invidious ( #2451 )
    • json_engine ( #2562 )
    • google ( #2482 )
    • google images ( #2482 )
    • google play apps ( 88657fe9c2a41b9be38ee5146e5870672416db12 )
    • google play movies ( 50ba2b9e87ef61e96da124f906d3aff4c7870e3f )
    • google news ( #2483 #2498 )
    • google scholar ( #2611 )
    • google video ( #2482 )
    • hoogle ( 6255b33c9dcf0d28f0a3307af988565f69259ce2 )
    • naver ( #2542 )
    • semantic schollar ( f596f5767bed915a5c3bed59ae26283e53f975ca f596f5767bed915a5c3bed59ae26283e53f975ca )
    • startpage ( #2396 )
    • seznam ( #2564 28286cf3f2308113bf440fb6e7cf326c6ed07889 )
    • wikipedia ( #2554 #2565 #2681 #2681 )
    • yacy ( #2669 )
    • yahoo news ( #2640 #2655 )

    ⚡️ Updated engines

    
    - duckduckgo ( 5f450fda74e80bf350eb1493f66cfa61deaf5cea )
    - geektimes ( 45f0e1a859fa12ce2ae0c24dc356922fcad50c8d )
    - lobste.rs ( 06b754ad67aa6066aed6df77b5ffb74aabebb040 )
    - soundcloud ( #2671 )
    - peertube ( #2570 )
    - recoll ( #2539 )
    - yggtorrent ( #2573 )
    
    ✂ Removed engines
    
    • acgsou ( #2654 )
    • google_play_music ( #2558 )
    • metager ( #2538 )
    • voat ( #2445 )
    • yandex ( #2566 )

    🐛 Bug fixes

    
    - 🛠 Fix empty colon in query from selecting Chinese ( #2454 )
    - 💻 Get correct locale with country from browser ( #2531 )
    
    ♻️ Code refactoring / reduce the technical debt
    
    • ♻️ refactor searx.search.SearchQuery and searx.search.EngineRef ( #2398 )
    • 👍 dynamically set language_support variable ( #2499 )
    • engines: add about variable ( #2460 )
    • 🖨 processors ( #2225 5c6a5407a0b124c3323e73c33b81ec1fbd7d2fce )
    • ✂ remove Fabric file ( #2494 )
    • 🚚 use unittest from py3, remove unittest2 from py2 ( #2608 )

    Github

    
    - ➕ add notice for the issue templates ( #2447 )
    - every Sunday, call utils/fetch_*.py scripts and create a PR automatically ( #2500 728e09676400221a064627509a31470d8f6e33bf )
    - minor change: replace "travis" by "CI" ( #2528 )
    
    🏗 Build scripts
    
    • ⚡️ update secret key check ( #2411 )
    • 🛠 fix makefile targets books/{name}.* and books/user.pdf ( #2420 #2530 )
    • 🚀 upload-pypi-test & linuxdoc has been released on PyPi ( #2456 )
    • 🛠 fix makefile target gh-pages : flatten history of branch gh.pages ( #2514 )
    • ⚡️ optimize creation of the virtualenv & pyenvinstall targets ( #2421 )
    • ⚡️ update pyenv pyenvinstall Make targets ( #2517 )
    • 🚚 makefile.python: remove duplicate pyenv-(un)install targets ( #2418 )
    • ⚡️ [fix] make targets engines.languages and useragents.update ( #2643 )
    • [fix] utils/serax.sh create_pyenv() - drop duplicate 'pip install .' ( #2621 )

    Install scripts

    
    - ⬇️ drop Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) support ( #2619 )
    - replace ubu1910 image by ubu2010 image ( #2435 )
    - LXC switch to Fedora 33 / Fedora 31 reached its EOL #2634 (  #2634 )
    - ➕ add package which to CentOS-7 boilerplate ( #2623 )
    - use SEARX_SETTINGS_TEMPLATE from .config environment ( #2417 )
    - determine path to makefile.lxc in a LXC ( #2399 )
    - ✂ remove unused code ( #2401 #2497 )
    - 👌 support git versions <v2.22 ( #2620 )
    
    Announcement
    

    🚀 We, the searx maintainer team, would like to say a huge thank you for everybody who had been involved in the development of searx or supported us in the past 7 years - making our first stable release available. Special thanks to NLNet for sponsoring multiple features of this release.