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Is it correct that search on AskUbuntu ignores code blocks and inline codes?

There's a special syntax for searching in code blocks. Search for code:"mate-disk-usage-analyzer" and your answer is the only hit:
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Finding relevant aswers

I've found (when I used ubuntu) that even the solutions for older versions were either still relevant or gave me the tools to debug the problem myself. So I don't think dropping entire databases' ...
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Why is Ask Ubuntu not using elasticsearch for searching its content?

Stack Exchange network of sites, which includes Ask Ubuntu, are actually using elasticsearch search engine. You can read some more about it: A new search engine for Stack Exchange There is also a ...
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The new UI has two search fields on an iPhone and does not display properly

Update: This has been fixed, and the MSE report has been marked status-completed. This has been reported on MSE, and SE staff are working on fixing it. I'll update this once it gets fixed.
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How do I find a question on this site that I may have already asked?

All questions that you have asked on this site are accessible for you from your profile. You can navigate to your profile by clicking on your avatar in the top right corner of this page. The tag that ...
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Search not indexing groups of URLs

There was a silly bug in the indexing code, it only picked up URLs from links, but not images. I've heard some rumors about Regex parsing HTML... Anyway, after the HTTPS rewrite, the posts received a ...
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How to search AU for a string containing “$”?

The quote trick used to work - it was even documented in the help center! Somewhere along the line, we dropped support for symbol-searches. Yes, that's annoying, but that's how it is. Until such a ...
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Finding relevant aswers

More relevant and up-to-date content will be available in places where it is easy to find if posting it is encouraged. Sometimes it is equally as important to reopen canonical closed questions as it ...
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how can I change the order of replies to "most recent first" or (even better) "most recent version"?

The problem with suspicions is that it’s very hard to prove a negative. Searching by version would be an interesting feature, but would also require a remarkable amount of consistency and historical ...
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How do I find a question on this site that I may have already asked?

In the search bar, type: <keyword> user:me is:q ... and you'll find all your questions where the keyword appears (your user number appears automatically) To get all your answers with the ...
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How do I find a question on this site that I may have already asked?

Searching for tags to tag a question sometimes requires a certain amount of trial and error, but in this case finding the right tags for your question was not difficult. tag was an obvious tag to ...
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