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Questions tagged [search]

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Finding relevant aswers

How does one go about finding questions and answers that are up to date, not 5 or more years old. I ask this so I can avoid the "THIS Question has been asked." that I see in every question. This is ...
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How to search AU for a string containing “$”?

Today I tried to search for this answer, but the only thing I could remember from it was $_, so I tried to search for this term: https://askubuntu.com/search?q=%24_ To my surprise the result page ...
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Why is Ask Ubuntu not using elasticsearch for searching its content?

I am asking because I am new to Elasticsearch. So, I want to know more technicalities.
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Search not indexing groups of URLs

There are a couple of images used on Ask Ubuntu a lot (namely bit.ly/software-[large, small] and hostmar.co/software-[large, small]). All of the bit.ly images are outdated and need to be updated to ...
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isanswered:0 in searches returns both questions and answers, and answers include either wiki or non-wiki accepted or positively scored answers

From How do I search? - Help Center: isanswered: yes/true/1 returns only questions that have at least one accepted or positively-scored answer; no/false/0 returns only questions with no accepted or ...
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1answer
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Search users by more than just username

I need to search AU users by more than just username - actually by location, bio or website. Is this possible? In the users tab search only works by username only.
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1answer
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any way to search a user answers by tag

I want to search in the specific user profile in his/her answers parts by clarify a tag ? Is there any way? Like search for all answers which have a network tag from specific user.So is there any way?...
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1answer
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query askubuntu.com through dashboad[unity]

Is it possible to quesry askubuntu.com for any query/question/issue through unity search . Is there any plugin or a specific setting on the local box ? Primarily I don't want to open browser for each ...
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1answer
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How to search askubuntu.com on the fly (like google search)

In Google search we can see search results on the fly while we type. How to do this in askubuntu.com ??
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How to search in the favorite questions in AskUbuntu account?

I m starting to have lot of favorite questions in my AskUbuntu account. So it takes me some time to search and find a Question in my favorites. knowing that these questions have tags (like ATI, Wine, ...
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Is there a way to search for a keyword in the title / body of your own questions / answers only?

Is there a way do a search in your own questions and specify keywords contained in the title. The same function for answers, would be usefull. As wellas to only search in the title or only in the body....