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Exactly as the title states, what fields do you modify in order to return an app for specific search terms in dash and software-center?

Is it keywords in the applications .desktop file?
Something in the debian packaging files?

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As per http://standards.freedesktop.org/desktop-entry-spec/desktop-entry-spec-latest.html#recognized-keys you would use the Keywords key in the .desktop file for the application.

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