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File size and storage limits on GitHub

From an answer given at Is there a limit in the number of GitHub organizations a single account can create?, it seems that if you don't see a hard limit published, you'll have to consider the ...
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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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How to ask questions on GitHub?

I am using the Flickr4Java library, which is hosted on GitHub. I have a question to the authors. On the main page it is written: Comments and questions should be sent to the GitHub Repo. How do I ...
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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 ...
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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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Will github delete past organization news feed items on a repository if it is deleted?

if an organization deletes a git-hub repository, are the prior public news-feed items relating to that repository also deleted?
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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 ...
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How do I make a “Star this project on GitHub” link?

On a couple blog posts, talking about software projects I've seen a small thing that when clicked causes you to star the project on GitHub. It's about the same size as one of the things to like ...
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On Github, is there a way to get notified when someone merge your pull request?

I like to know if there's anyway to receive email notifications when someone accepts/merges my pull requests.
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GitHub - Can I receive email notifications using non-primary address

On GitHub I have multiple email addresses. I would like people to contact me using one address (i.e. show this address on my profile), but actually receive email notifications using another. However I ...
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Applying filters to advanced compare view with Github

I'm using the Github compare view on branches (Here's an example, the repo I'm looking at is private: https://github.com/wycats/handlebars.js/compare/master...commandline ) Is there any way to add ...
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Opening PDF in a browser with GitHub Pages

I am using GitHub Pages to host my website. I have a PDF file that I want visitors to be able to open directly in a browser. But when I upload the PDF file to GitHub Pages and link to it, it opens in ...
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Linking Javadoc Page from Github

I have been working on Github project Android-Commons. It is a collection of common Android Utilities. I have made documentation for Project code(See here). What I am facing issue is with I am not ...
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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 receive a notification when someone edits my project's GitHub wiki

I own a GitHub organisation and project. Unknown people (out of the organization) sometimes edit my project's wiki, which is cool. How can I receive a notification when someone edits my project's ...
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Markdown editor on Github

Am I missing something or does Github lack a markdown editor (like the one here that lets me select a text and then click on "B" in the menu above the editor window to make the text bold)? I sometimes ...
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Is there any way to delete pull request status checks on GitHub?

I've been looking for a means of removing some status checks created by a CI tool I was evaluating from my pull requests in my GitHub repository, but I haven't had any luck finding a way of achieving ...
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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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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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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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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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Why are not all gitHub repositories listed in the Waybackmachine? [duplicate]

I found this in the FAQ: My site’s not archived! How can I add it? but it doesen't work for that page: https://github.com/ZachWick/TableCSVExport it just sais: The Wayback Machine does not have ...
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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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How can I get email notifications when add or remove a tag to a github.com issue?

How can I get email notifications when adding or removing a tag to a github.com issue? I need that because we are using tag addition and removal to sign issues status changes. The statuses are ...
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Is it ok to use github as a file hosting?

Is it ok to use github as a file hosting ? Now i dont mean it like cloud hosting like dropbox. For example: ...
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How are milestones ordered in GitHub?

How are GitHub milestones ordered? Is it possible to order them somehow? They're not ordered alphabetically (I tried adding 0, 1, 2, etc., didn't work). They're not ordered by last update. UPDATE: ...
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Embed GitHub repository overview and stats

Is there a way to embed a GitHub repo overview (showing its stats, creator and description, etc.) into a webpage? In Slack, if you paste a GitHub repo URL, it will show the repo description and user ...