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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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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?
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How does GitHub select and order which repositories appear under “Popular repositories”?

I can't make heads or tails of how GitHub seems to be choosing my "Popular Repositories". They seem to shift around. One of my repositories has one star (whoop-dee-doo!) and that one appears at the ...
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How do I migrate projects from Unfuddle to GitHub?

Unfuddle just increased their prices, i.e. the Compact plan went from $24 to $39, and the Micro plan also went from $9 to $15. That's a non-negligible change. They also limited some of the features ...
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Am I allowed to host a commerical website on Github Pages?

Can I host my company's website on Github Pages, if I wanted? Are there any restrictions on what you can and can't use Github pages for? We don't get a lot of traffic, so I don't think bandwidth is ...
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How to switch to GitHub mobile website?

While browsing GitHub from Safari on iOS, I've occasionally switched to desktop version of the website. Now I couldn't find way to switch back to mobile version. Even when opening GitHub in Safari ...
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Switch between accounts in Github

I have a personal and professional GMail account. Switching between then is easy - clicking on my name in the upper-right corner opens a switching menu: I have two github accounts as well, each ...
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github custom domain, affecting other repositories?

I redirected my github main repository to a domain name. It is working fine, kongaraju.github.com/kongaraju.github.io ===> kongaraju.in at the same other repository gh-pages are affecting, they are ...
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Can't find source of Github Pages website

I noticed a typo on http://dblock.github.io/dotnetinstaller/ . Judging by its URL it seems to be a Github Pages website, so I thought I would fix the typo via a Github pull request. If I am not ...
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How can i find out which languages GitHub thinks my project is written in?

I can't seem to find any indication in the GitHub ui for which languages it thinks my projects are in. Also, is there a way to suggest a different set of languages for each project?
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Can I view all time all repo commits of a user at GitHub?

Actually you can go https://github.com/ORG_NAME/REPO_NAME/commits?author=USER_NAME and get all the commits authored by USER_NAME on the repo ORG_NAME/REPO_NAME, but I want get all commits of all ...
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Can you convert secret GitHub gists to public?

Is it possible to convert a secret GitHub gist into a public viewable version? It seems like this is something that would appear under "Advanced Options", unfortunately there is no option to convert ...
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Can I add an image as a logo of a GitHub repository?

I'm posting a link to a GitHub repo on Google+ and then it's giving me the GitHub logo. I would like to add logos to my GitHub repositories. Is that possible? If that's not directly possible I will ...
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How can I search for projects that use certain packages/libraries etc. on GitHub?

I'm trying to find sample code examples that involve a certain package. If I can do so I can show where this particular packages was used previously by others. Is there anyway to do this? The ...
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How to report a bug to a GitHub project, that is missing an issues page?

I wanted to try out this project for recording audio files to Android, libogg-vorbis-android. Unfortunately, it looks like the project is missing some files that weren't added and committed to the ...
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No SSH link with Internet Explorer

With Firefox You can clone with HTTPS, SSH, or Subversion With Internet Explorer You can clone with HTTPS, or Subversion Why is Internet Explorer missing the SSH link?
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How to ask question on GitHub?

I am using the Flickr4Java library, which is hosted on GitHub: https://github.com/callmeal/Flickr4Java. I have a question to the authors. On the main page it is written: Comments and questions ...
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Reference tag from comment

Is it possible to reference a tag in an Issue Comment? Like you can reference issues and commits, I want to reference a tag. The Writer implementation is available since tag v0.0.1.
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What does the GitHub contact gold star mean?

On the GitHub contact page, I see the following message: If you use 140 characters or fewer, we'll give you a gold star. I sent a message that contained 139 characters and I got a gold star. ...
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GitHub in other languages

I came across this post on the GitHub blog: GitHub in your language, but I can't seem to find the option to use the GitHub website in another language. The links in the blog post that append a GET ...
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Disable keyboard shortcuts on Github?

I'm especially interested in disabling "T" button.
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How to remove names from “GitHub contribution list”

I fixed some minor typos from someone's GitHub repository and now, in my GitHub profile, the repository is listed as one of which I have contributed to. Is there any way to remove it from my profile?
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Can I customise my GitHub front page?

I would like, upon visiting github.com, to see a list of the repos that I watch. In a wide enough column to cope with long names that differ only towards the end. The repos that appear on the right ...
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How to undo “close issue” action on GitHub

On GitHub, I closed an issue by error. Where "by error" means that I closed it because I pressed the wrong button and not because I though that the issue was fixed. I know it is possible to reopen ...
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GitHub profiles no longer show programming language statistics

I used to see beneath my GitHub profile (along with my current location and URL) a list of the languages I program in, based on what data was in my public repositories. Did this recently disappear? ...
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How to rename a GitHub wiki page?

On GitHub I created a wiki page, "Page1", but now I realize it was a bad name and I want to rename it to "Page2" instead. There are many external third-party HTTP links to Page1, so deleting it would ...
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Setting GitHub's inline editor options permanently

I want to work in specific settings of GitHub inline editor, so I set them manually: But each time I commit a change in inline editor and begin to edit another (or the same) file in it, it always ...
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What time zone are the main GitHub servers located in?

Which time zone is GitHub working from on their servers? For example, a commit made on Sun Dec 2 05:01:00 2012 +0200 is interpreted by GitHub as a commit made on 1st December 2012 in the ...
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Replace Gmail attachments with Dropbox/Google Drive download link

Is there any service, extension or webapp that scans all my incoming and existing email and uploads all attachments within the emails to Dropbox or Google Drive? This would allow for smaller inboxes ...
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How can I import issues from BitBucket to GitHub?

I am trying to migrate a project from BitBucket to GitHub, and would like to import all the issues (preferably keeping their issue numbers intact). Is there some tool or service which will accomplish ...
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Search in all Github repositories for files with a specific name

Is there a way to search for all files with a certain name in all repositories on Github? I've seen the advanced search form, but I can't see anything in there. If there isn't anything on the Github ...
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Moving projects away from Github - backing-up / exporting repos

Is it possible with Github to download a file / folder with all of the commits, notes, issue tracking etc? So that you can move from Github to Bitbucket, or if you no longer need Github (and thus no ...
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Anonymous users in GitHub / Bit Bucket

Im outsourcing the development of a web app on oDesk, ive designed the front end myself and the back end is being developed using laravel / mysql. I know a bit of php, but not enough to a) do the ...
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Can I trick GitHub into displaying the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it?

When viewing a PDF file on GitHub, there seems to be no way to have the browser simply display the file as opposed to downloading it. None of these links work, and these are the only ones I'm able to ...
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Can I render inline image in Github without link?

Is it possible to show image in Github markdown without it automatically wrapping it in a link to "full version"? It does so even for small icons and logos, which is rather annoying.
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Why is my Gravatar blank at Github's pulse view?

On every Pulse page on Github, a default Gravatar is shown instead of my usual one: I'm using two email accounts on Github, one for logging in, and another one for blaming. Both accounts are ...
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How to see list of issues reported by me on GitHub?

I would like to see all the GitHub issues I've reported (across all repositories). How can I do that?
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How can we stop GitHub from emailing too many people too much?

I recently joined a research team that uses R and Git/GitHub. The team includes 4 full-time R programmers and 10 social scientists who only run simple analyses. I was told by one of the more ...
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How to change appearance of org-mode files on Github?

Github supports org-mode files, and has a renderer that parses .org files and converts them to HTML form. Headings appear in larger font, text tables are converted to graphical HTML tables, etc. Is ...
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Is there a way to customize github columns in file list?

Right now, it shows: Filename Last commit message Last commit time Is there a way to include other things, e.g. file size, or to reorder / sort columns?
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How to find new open source projects on GitHub?

How do I track new projects on Github (are there any RSS feeds, scrapable pages or a web app to the same effect)? On similar open-source hosting/aggregating sites: NOTE: SourceForge has been found ...
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Github redirects me to “Sign out of GitHub” when I delete my account

I followed the delete account instruction on Github, and when I do the “delete account” action, Github always redirects me to a sign out page. Sign out of GitHub? You can always sign back in at ...