Two kind of Mint's users end up here:
Those who know that Mint is based on Ubuntu. Mint is more close to Ubuntu than Ubuntu is close to Debian. (Eliah Kagan has already pointed this out in a comment under the other answer.) That is why they frequently state in their questions that "I'm using Mint XXX which is based on Ubuntu XXX". And that is TRUE.
What I usually do is use the score:# option.
For example: search for broadcom drivers score:10, or even shorter, just broadcom score:10. Take a look at this:
score:10 means "show me questions with a score of 10 or more". This removes those low-score questions from the list, making it easier to spot the question you're looking for.
Of course, you don't ...
User nickname is changeable and not necessarily unique, you need to use the unique numerical code associated to a user. So try user:573838. Alternatively, for self-posts, you can also use user:me.
Also in order to find your questions with an answer you may use answers:1 (in general answers:n for questions with at least n answers). So simply search with user:...
I believe it comes straight from http://www.linuxmint.com/
On http://www.linuxmint.com/oldreleases.php It lists Ubuntu names directly corresponding to Mint releases.
Page 6 of their "User Guide" http://www.linuxmint.com/documentation/user-guide/english_15.0.pdf
Linux Mint uses Ubuntu repositories (more on what this means later) and is fully
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Yes, there is. You can use search using the following:
<keyword> user:me is:a
This will search for answers (is:a = is an answer) by you that contain the word <keyword>. If you want to search for all posts by you (answers and questions), just remove the is:a part.
Here's an example of looking for the word local in posts by me:
You can pretty ...
I know this isn't an answer to the question but we can
see our own recently deleted posts from our profile:
Open your profile:
Open the Activity tab
Open the answers or questions tab
Scroll down and click deleted recent answers
It's my opinion that it's mostly related to the quality of the site. I can't tell you how many problems you can Google for and your first ten options for answers are on the stack network.
In my experience:
Specific Debian derived error messages mostly point here.
Really intelligently configured Google queries, about configuration issues, tend to ...
Nit-pick: this isn't actually a boolean operator...
I've added a separate section at the end detailing who can search deleted posts, and how they may do so:
Deleted Posts (requires $Privilege-ModerationTools reputation)
When you earn the Access to Moderator Tools privilege, you may search your own deleted posts by using the deleted: operator.
If you don't need advanced sorting: Regular search
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How do I search?
Enter search terms in the search box that appears in the upper right corner of every page, and press Enter.
If you need to refine and narrow your search, here are some basic tips:
To search within specific tag(s), enter them in square brackets: [maintenance]...
Like Seth mentioned, If you ever posted a question, you will have "experienced the suggestion", to use an euphemism, to search the database. Adding more, or more aggresive signs would simply not work.
Another thing is that you use "low-quality-posts" as a tag, which is not a synonym to duplicate questions in my opinion. I am definitely not promoting ...
this is too large to add as a comment but here goes.
I kinda like the sloppiness of the search box.
I personally don't like it when a certain website thinks that the Google search results are the ones that I expect.
When I want the searches to be from Google, I would use Google by adding site:<url> to my query. What I expect from the search of a ...