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What does “authored 7 days ago; committed 14 hours ago” mean on GitHub?

I'm seeing this on this GitHub repository: What does this mean? How can something be "authored 7 days ago", and yet "committed 14 hours ago"?
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Integrate GitHub branches beginning with string in a Slack channel

Is it possible to create a GitHub integration for a Slack channel where it only posts changes on branches beginning with "some-string-*"?
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Maximum notifications per comment in GitHub

When using GitHub, I sometimes list several users with the @ sign to indicate that they should look at e.g. a pull request. The other day, I did this with about 20 people, and some of them were not ...
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one github account, both personal and for work - how to make it secure?

So I do have a github account which has my personal stuff, but it also is a part of the 'organization' I have at work. Now - the work stuff is sensitive. I really care about it being secure. I want ...
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Can I see a commit's real Author details details in Github? (NOT just the Github username!)

When looking at a commit in Github, I want to see the value of the "Author" field in the commit. As far as I can tell, Github will only show me the Github username. Too see the author field, I need ...
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Is it possible to authenticate to GitHub using OpenID?

I just want to report a bug to a GitHub project, and I'd hate to go through opening yet another account just for that. OpenID authentication would have been perfect for me - but unfortunately, I ...
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Is there a way to link to a commit on Github without specifying repo path?

I am trying to automate links to commits in Github Enterprise from our issue tracking system (TargetProcess). The commit hash is already referenced in TP and I'd like to make it clickable so that it ...
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Can I configure GitHub to trigger an email, twitter, or other event when a new release is published?

I would like to send notifications to a specific set of users when a new version of our software is released. People who 'watch' the repository get notifications for releases from GitHub, but I would ...
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Get GitHub gist file URL with syntax coloring?

I just pasted this multi-file gist: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/57e871d6779a0a38354f For some reason, GitHub decides to display both 20K+ line- files in full, making the master page a bit ...
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Fork and cloning differences

I'm learning about Git and GitHub as server. I read threads about cloning and forking differences, because their are similar. I can clone a public repository locally, then create a new one on GitHub, ...
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Grant someone read access to a private repository

I have a private repository on GitHub. Is it possible for me to grant someone read access to the repository so that they can make changes in their own branch and submit pull requests which I can then ...
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How to prevent a public GitHub repository from showing up on search results

Is there a way that I can prevent a public GitHub repository from showing up on search results? And if yes, how can I do this?
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Can't upload APK to Github releases

It was working 5 minutes ago, but now for some reason I can't seem to be able to upload an APK: Has it just become impossible to upload APK files to Github releases? Or am I doing something the ...
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How do I search GitHub Enterprise for a branch name?

Sometimes I know the GitHub Enterprise branch name that I want to be working on, but I don't know the actual repository/application name. How do I perform a search for a given branch name?
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Possible formats and file names in GitHub main repository page, instead of README.md?

In GitHub, a repository's main page, under the list of files, by default, there's a compiled view of a README.md markdown file. I like it. But, can this be a reStructuredText file, or an HTML file, ...
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Is there a way to add new GitHub repositories automatically to a team?

Say I have an organization on GitHub called ORG and a team comprising of all members in the org called TEAM_ORG. I would like any number of repositories that I ever create under the ORG GitHub ...
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How can I have a public searchable GitHub account?

My GitHub account is public: https://github.com/USER. I can see my name even if not connected (active Sign up, Sign in buttons). However, I cannot find my projects when searching after it (Google, ...
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Default issue view in GitHub

When I click on the Issues button for a repository, the default filter is: is:open is:issue Is there a way to change the default so that a particular milestone is excluded? For instance: is:open ...
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Collect user data before they are allowed to clone public GitHub repo

I want to put a user data request page before a GitHub user can clone my public repository or download a zip of the source file. Is it possible?
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Search GitHub for Android apps and sort by stars

I want to search GitHub for repos of Android apps, and sort by stars. Is that possible?
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Tracking github commits using RSS

I'm monitoring the commit log of a project my team is working on, and I was wondering whether there's any way to view the commits in an RSS/Atom reader. I.e., is there any URL provided by github that ...
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Lists in tables — github markdown

How can I add numeric list to table cell using github markdown? Is it possible? For example, I have: Col 1 | Col 2 --- | --- *Still* | `renders` 1 | 2 And: 1. Text 1 2. text 2 3. text 3 How ...
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Remove GitHub “repos contributed to”

I accidentally contributed to a repo that I did not want to and now it shows up on my profile under "repositories contributed to". Is there any way to remove this? Here is a picture of what I mean ...
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Show diff of two revisions for GitHub Gists

I can see how to view a specific revision and all revision diffs for a GitHub Gist, but do not see how to pick two revisions for comparison, like Wikipedia does. How can this be viewed?
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Github filtered download

Overview The basic question of this post is very similar to the following: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4604663/github-download-single-files However the question here is how to get a ...
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How to compare releases to a specific branch?

I notice that in the GitHub “Releases” page there is a handy mention of how many commits have occurred since branch “Develop”. For instance, see this example from AnkiDroid. How can GitHub be ...
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Hosting multiple web apps on GitHub

Recently I discovered that we can host our web apps on GitHub and publish them with the repo URL. I created a repo named myusername.github.io and published my web app on it. Now I want to host ...
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Why would GitHub decide I can't comment on diffs?

Yesterday I changed my password on our network. Now when I go to our GitHub from Firefox, it won't let me add comments to diffs (the little marker doesn't appear to the left of the line number). This ...
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Remove “Repositories contributed to” from GitHub profile? [duplicate]

How does one remove entries from the "Repositories contributed to" on GitHub? I've got a few that are listed (due to bug reports), but I don't want to be associated with them.
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Github receive updates of starred projects via email of commits on master branch

I've starred a project on Github. I'd like to receive via email notification of major updates of that project (basically commits on the master branch). I know there is the "Watch" options but I don't ...
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Search GitHub source files via Google Search

I'm trying to search via Google to find a particular Ruby source file responsible for an issue and the OpenSSL function of interest is SSL_get_peer_certificate. If I find the function I'll probably ...
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What are the repercussions of having multiple free Github accounts? [closed]

According to Github's TOS: One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free account. At the moment, I have one Free account (that I created a long time ago with my usual username), ...
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Stop being auto-subscribed to GitHub repositories from an organisation

I’ve been joined to a GitHub “organisation” for some things I do at the day job occasionally (administrative and Debian packaging things). I’m not normally involved in the development of the stuff ...
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Highlight deleted and added lines with GitHub Markdown

How can I highlight deleted and added lines like in this comment? How do I make it look like a git diff? Do I have to use HTML? Or is there some tricky syntax like strikethrough?
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Track traffic to GitHub repo longer than 14 days?

Is it possible to track and view/analyze traffic to a GitHub repository (possibly with referrers information) for a period longer than 14 days? That seems to be the longest period that I can see via ...
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How to use git.io for non github.com domain URL?

If you enter an URL that is not under github.com domain, git.io will warn you that URL must be from github.com. However http://git.io/2048 goes to https://gabrielecirulli.github.io/2048/. I tried my ...
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Can I place adsense ads on github.io pages? [duplicate]

I have created a project and hosted with GitHub pages feature. Now can I monetize that by placing google adsense ads on github.io pages?
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If I disable issues in GitHub, do I lose the current set of issues?

If I disable the issue tracker in my Github repo, do I lose my current set of issues or do they re-appear when I re-enable it?
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Sequential to-do list using GitHub issues

At my company we are using GitHub issues to track issues, bugs, tasks, etc. We have tags for priorities but that is not working really well. What we would like to do is to build a list of tasks that ...
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GitHub: How can I contact the author to tell about an extension I made for his program?

I am new to GitHub. In fact, I have just made an account only to send the author of this program a message informing about an small extension I have developed for his program. But I can not find a ...
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I don't receive notifications on Github although enabled

Me and my designer collaborate in a project. We are both collaborators and actively watch the repository. We have enabled Email notifications for watched repos in our settings: ...
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Why do the descriptions of GitHub repos not always show up in the Repositories tab?

When I find a GitHub project that I like, I often go and look at other projects by the same author. Generally people have a multitude of projects, so I skim down through the list, reading names and ...
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Is there a way to undelete GitHub issue labels?

I accidentally deleted an issues label in GitHub that was labelling several hundred issues. Is there a way to either undelete the label or at least find out which issues had previously been marked ...
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Sort Github pull requests by target branch

I receive many pull requests, each targeting either of 3+ branches (develop, freeze, hotfix-*). Before I release, I would like to check whether any pull request remains for the branch I want to ...
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Create private pages in GitHub for Doxygen documentation

I develop an iOS app and I comment my code in Doxygen style. I would use the feature "pages" proposed by GitHub but unfortunately, pages can't be private. After searching on Google, I saw this POST - ...
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How to search with logic operators on Github?

GitHub has a search system, building on elastic search that has many advanced features like searching for repositories or users. Using Google, I can search GitHub for alternatives. The search syntax ...
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How does one change the canonical repo for a Github project?

schacon created a project on Github called "showoff". Later, puppetlabs created a fork. Eventually, schacon made puppetlabs the official maintainers. If you look at the repos now, they show that ...
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Does Github notify users when someone downloads the ZIP of a public repo of theirs?

Is there any way for Github to notify a person, or track when the .zip file from a plugin repo is downloaded from Github? The ZIP that I am referring to is that which is available when viewing a ...
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Show Github commits in a Slack channel?

How can I get Github commits to get posted to a Slack channel? All I could find in Slack's Help is this page which is only for Github Enterprise.
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Email addresses visible to bots in public repositories?

Do I have to worry about my email address being picked up by bots when it is in the documentation of code that is in a public repository like GitHub?