How Do You Find a File by Name in GitHub (when it is not otherwise showing up)?

Problem scenario
You are searching GitHub for a file by its name. But for some reason it is not showing up in the results. What should you do?

Use the "filename:" option in the search terms before the name of the file you are looking for.
org:coolorgname filename:rio.yml

For some reason this "filename:" option returns more results. (This solution is supported by

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