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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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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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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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Why is github not used like dropbox, for sharing video and audio? [closed]

I have seen people talking about Github as a repository for source code and I myself use Github for distributed version control, but one thing I didn't understand is why don't people use it for ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I list people who have starred my GitHub repository?

I'm curious as to who has starred a GitHub repo of mine, so I'd like a list of users who have starred it. Is this possible to get?
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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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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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Is there any way to see traffic sources to a Github project?

A lot of people just starred one of my Github projects overnight (yay!). Is there any way for me to figure out where this influx of traffic came from? Does Github provide any kind of analytics?
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Count of number of users who have downloaded/viewed a GitHub repo

Is there a way within GitHub to see at the very least the overall number of users who have either seen or downloaded a repository?
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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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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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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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How to archive GitHub repositories

GitHub does not allow users to archive repositories and the available plans have fixed limits for the amount of repositories one may have. If I need to host more repositories than I'm allowed to and ...
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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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Embedding simple block diagrams in GitHub wiki

I'd like to add some simple block diagrams to my GitHub wiki. Is there any way to do this without embedding images?
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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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special characters in github-markdown code blocks

Markdown automatically escapes ampersands and angle brackets within a code block, so how is it possible to use special characters that require escaping for example: λ. I know that one solution ...
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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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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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Caching assets in Github pages (github.io)

Is it possible to cache assets in github pages? I'm wondering If I should consider moving my webapp from my personal server to github pages and the only thing that's stopping me so far is this.
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Disable keyboard shortcuts on Github?

I'm especially interested in disabling "T" button.
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Merge commit from different fork of the same repo in GitHub

How can I apply pull request that was made for a parent repository of my fork into codebar of my fork. Not sure anyone can understand this question :), I'll try to explain with an an example. There ...
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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 delete a file and folder from github.com repository using github.com's web interface?

How to delete a file and folder from github.com repository using github.com's web interface? I searched on Google but haven't found any answer. I have found about how to do using commands but I ...
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How do I force GitHub Enterprise to refresh gravatar?

I updated the gravatar for my e-mail address (a few days ago), but GitHub Enterprise is still displaying the old one. How do I force it to refresh?
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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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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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Are GitHub sources parsed by Search Engines?

I used Github search which is good though sometimes I like to use Google's parameters for better search handling of what I want. site:github.com foreach Unfortunately for the first few pages, I am ...
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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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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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Is it possible to use juvia with GitHub pages?

I have just created a new personal blog using GitHub's user pagers. I would like to enable comments using juvia (I do not wish to use services like disqus). The last step in the installation ...
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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 ...
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View newsfeed/timeline for a specific GitHub repository

I'm aware GitHub lets you follow multiple repositories with the following features: Personalized newsfeed of all repos you're watching -- https://github.com Global timeline of all public repos -- ...
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Can I delete my public GitHub repository?

I have a Git repository hosted publicly on GitHub that I would like to delete. How can I do this?
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How to output raw code in github's wiki?

I want to explain my wiki users how to use internal links. However, when I write [[Linktext|Link to an internal site]] with two `` (code dashes) around them, it gets displayed as a link, but ...
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Determine repo LICENSE canonically

GitHub's free repositories are for open source software. Is there a canonical way in Github user interface to identify what OSS license a project is under?
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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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Are there any GitHub complementary services? [closed]

I'm looking for web services which use GitHub's API to implement additional functionality missing the the GitHub. Know only two of them: CodeShelver — A service to bookmark repositories. Calendar ...