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Does granting access to external services expose my privately available repos?

I have a GitHub account. I have a few public repos, and I am also part of an organization which has private ones. Suppose I subscribe (or was already subscribed) to a service like gitbooks.io, or ...
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How to fork a GitHub project AND keep all pull requests

I am forking a GitHub project that has been abandoned. There are about 5 important pull requests that need to be accepted (including mine!), but the project owner is AWOL. When I use the GitHub web ...
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When are empty organisation accounts cleared up?

There are many empty organisation accounts on GitHub (e.g. organisation) which takes just a name, but their repositories are empty, so they're not useful at all. Is there any point of time when they ...
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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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How do I find open pull requests authored by anyone on my team, but not other teams?

To find open pull requests submitted to repositories within my organization, I can search github like so: is:open user:orgname is:pr To search for Carol's requests, I do this: is:open user:...
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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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simple page host on github.io returns 404

My GitHub URL is https://github.com/qiaoba, and https://github.com/qiaoba/qiaoba.github.io is the repository on my master branch. But I get a 404 page returned when I'm trying to visit qiaoba.github....
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If I am added as a collaborator to a github repository, how can I get it to show on my profile?

I was added as a collaborator to a github repository. I recieved an email about it and everything, but it doesn't appear on my "Repositories" list when I go to my profile. Is there a reason for this ...
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Using a custom name for GitHub account page, but not for project pages?

Right now, I'm using Github pages to host my personal blog, and have myname.com set up using the CNAME instructions they give. However, I have several projects which I'd like to set up pages for, and ...
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Is jqueryscript.net pages generated automatically?

I recently created a jQuery plugin and pushed in github.com. Next day (or few hour later) I found in github traffic some referral from jqueryscript.net, I click the referral and they have a page ...
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How can I default Github Enterprise to private repositories?

On the Github Enterprise system, is there a way to make "private" the default mode for repositories? We're setup to allow both our normal internal users as well as certain vendors to have access to ...
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How can I configure Github to accept files via email?

I've got systems that we version the configs on, which are capable of e-mailing the configs out automatically periodically. Obviously with a document management system (such as Alfresco via ...
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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 to fix a GitHub hosted blog post URL and Project Page URL collision?

I have hosted my blog via GitHub pages along with a custom CNAME - praveenpuglia.com. A few days ago I created a project named show-me-my-colors and the project page for it had the URL - http://...
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How can I see my contributions on GitHub to everywhere except my own repo's?

I want to see all contributions I made to others on GitHub, but I do a ton of work in my own repositories so my contributions tab has my commits to my repo's overshadowing my contributions to others. ...
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How to return data from GitHub API in XML?

There is official GitHub API which returns data in JSON, but is there any way to return the data in XML format? JSON format example: https://api.github.com/repos/github/github-services/issues
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Is there an alternative to using .htaccess to password protect subdirectories in GitHub Pages?

I understand that .htaccess is not supported by GitHub Pages. I wonder if there is an alternative for password-protecting particular directories for websites hosted by GitHub Pages.
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Is there a way to edit code directly on github using ssh?

I know I can log in to github and edit code directly on the site, without cloning the repository. Is there a way to do something similar via ssh, so that I can edit files using just a console? ...
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How can I navigate to a previous commit after a file has been moved?

If I have browsed to a file on a commit that moved the file, what is the easiest way to navigate to the previous commit and location of the file? For example, see the commit history on this file. ...
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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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Sort GitHub issues by priority (or by labels)

I maintain projects with hundreds/thousands of issues, and find it impossible to switch to GitHub, because GitHub's issue tracking does not allow sorting. As a workaround, I use custom labels to set ...
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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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Can I create an issue in a GitHub repository by sending an email?

Is there any way to allow team members to raise the issue on GitHub by simply sending the details to some email address, like how FogBugz allows it?
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How to correctly mark PR status for GitHub Pull Requests with multiple commits

I'm trying to implement some CI checks for some code that I'm hosting on GitHub. The problem is that when I push multiple commits to the same Pull Request, the overall PR status says "All checks have ...
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How can I do a Google search about github without getting results from public repositories?

I tried to search a private code base on github for a string that included a [*. It gave me a pretty 500 error page so I jumped over to Google and searched for "github search special characters". ...
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How to enable Bountysource plugin on GitHub to have integration with issues?

I have Authorized app (Bountysource) at /settings/applications on GitHub (by linking my account into GitHub). Now I would like to have interactive integration with GitHub issues (so it'll ...
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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 list to which projects I ever contributed?

Is it possible to get a complete list of all GitHub projects (repositories) I ever contributed to? I know that I can see the latest 5 on my home page, but I would like to get a complete list. It ...
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Show pull requests on github regarding a specific file or line

Lets assume I found a typo in some project's file. The project has a lot of open pull requests¹, so it's not practical to manually search through the pull requests if any of them contain a fix for ...
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Export/Print list of GitHub repo issues

The repository that I am looking at has a great number of issues that I would like to read but it's not manageable while scrolling in GitHub interace. Is there an option to export or print a full list ...
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Add myself to a GitHub organization

I just received login credentials for a GitHub organization. How can I add my personal GitHub account to the organization? When I try to log into the organization, I get the following error message: ...
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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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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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Where is the 'Download .zip' link on the mobile GitHub interface?

I was doing some programming and decided to get PHPMailer (https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer). Since I often use my phone to write code, I went to the site to get the download link to wget onto ...
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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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How do I delete entries from my GitHub Activity Feed?

I prefer my Activity Feed to contain only project-relevant actions (e.g., commits). I recently found my feed polluted with my issue comments. How can I remove specific entries from my GitHub Activity ...
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Any way to contact a user on Github?

I'd like to contact a developer on Github to see how I can help out, etc. Any way to do this? I don't see the option anywhere.
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What happens if dependency repository is deleted on GitHub?

I own a GitHub repository, A. Repository B is another open-source project, which is owned by someone else. Repository A depends on repository B (repository B is a submodule of A). If the owner of ...
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GitHub exclude README.md from download zip

So I'm pretty new to GitHub and I've spent the last 2 days getting to grips with it and frankly its awesome! but you all know that already! anyhow... I'm under the impression that you need a README....
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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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Most efficient way to share private code samples to potential employers on GitHub?

I have currently a public GitHub account with lots of my older code on it but I want to share some of my newer, but private code with employers that I am applying to because it's more relevant. This ...
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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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Watch commits made to followed GitHub repositories in the dashboard

GitHub allows users to "watch" and "star" repositories. But neither of these buttons gives me an option to follow pushes to these repos that would appear in my news feed - GitHub homepage when I'm ...
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Automatically watch all GitHub repos forked from my original

A lot of people are forking my GitHub repo and I would like to be able to see what new features they may be working on without having to manually visit each fork to watch. How to automatically watch ...
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Is it possible to display the README.md content before the directory index on github?

When github displays the content of a directory, it first shows an index of the files in the directory and then, if available, the content of an optional README.md file. This of course means that one ...
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Update my fork and create pull request on GitHub web interface [closed]

When I am in my fork and click on "Compare, review, create a pull request" (that green button), I get this: So my question: How can I update my fork and create a pull request, I couldn't find any ...
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Embedding a specific revision of a Gist on GitHub.com via JavaScript

gist.github.com has a great feature where you can embed the current version of a file in a blog via a <script/> tag. However, I can't seem to embed an older revision, or the current atomic ...
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“What links here” feature for github?

Is there a "what links here" feature for github? I know its issue management system has something similar implemented. From another issue, if we link to another issue (on github of course) the latter ...
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Get language breakdown of all GitHub repositories by user

Is there a way to get the total language breakdown of all of a user's (specifically my) repositories in the same way as GitHub provides language breakdowns by repository? Or do I need to make one ...
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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 ...