I was looking at a recently asked question, where the asker was clearly out of their depth with an issue. The gist was essentially "I've got this problem, help please, because I've no idea how to fix this".

Rather than simply VTC as lacking details I suggested they look at questions and answers for similarly tagged questions to see what commands need to be run and added to the question to provide enough information for it to be answerable.


Although it's possible to filter the tagged question list by "unanswered", there are no options in the drop-down Filter to search for questions with decent answers. The closest is "Has bounty", but even that is no guarantee of a decent answer. (There are options for knowledgeable people to use in the search query, but I'm talking about the Filter button/drop-down.)

Example: - how do you really find useful questions that have answers, or even accepted answers?


Add additional drop-down filter options:

  • questions with answers
  • questions with upvoted answers
  • questions with an accepted answer
  • The last bit, questions with accepted answers, is hasaccepted:true. See also unix.stackexchange.com/help/searching Suggestion for search starting point: unix.stackexchange.com/…
    – Kusalananda Mod
    Apr 27, 2023 at 6:21
  • @Kusalananda thank you. However it's not possible to use the obvious filter to find these Apr 27, 2023 at 6:42
  • Mobile now, but unix.stackexchange.com/help/searching has some useful operators for this: answers:1.. and hasaccepted:yes
    – Jeff Schaller Mod
    Apr 28, 2023 at 1:10
  • @JeffSchaller thanks. I've updated the text to highlight this isn't a general "how to search" question Apr 28, 2023 at 6:53
  • Gotcha; sorry for the misunderstanding! I should have realized with the feature-request. Before I see myself completely out, maybe this would be an opportunity for a canonical RAID Q&A, or perhaps some helpful bits on the tag wiki?
    – Jeff Schaller Mod
    Apr 28, 2023 at 20:09
  • I would agree that a few extra options in the "filter by" dropdown would help. Particularly having "accepted answers" would give better search results. This is not specific to RAID Q&A but for general searches.
    – doneal24
    Apr 29, 2023 at 1:36


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