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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 ...
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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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I've created a branch on GitHub. Now how do I delete it?

I know this is possible using git commands but I can specifically delete a branch in the user interface (github.com)?
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How do I set up Continuous Integration for my Github project?

I saw for some popular projects that Travis CI is included. Is there a setting in GitHub that adds this to the project, if not how is this possible?
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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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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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Set default organization view when logging in to GitHub

If I am a part of multiple GitHub organizations, how can I set which GitHub organization I view by default when logging in?
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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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Mirroring an external Git repository to GitHub?

If one has a Git repo situated somewhere else, is it possible (is there a feature in GitHub interface free/paid plans) to hold a reference at GitHub without the need to constantly push it?
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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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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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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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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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Date of first commit

Given a GitHub repo, how can I quickly find the date of its first commit? I often want to know how old the project is, but I cannot find a quick way to get to the start of the commit histories for ...
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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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How do I get an overview of recent activity for a GitHub repository?

For many GitHub repositories, there is a lot of activity going on per day. It would be nice to have an overview of all recent activity going on in the GitHub repository. Is there such a feature ...
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Stop receiving Github notifications

I starred the JNA project a while ago. I unstarred it recently. For some reason I get notifications (on my account page and via email). I'm not sure why I started getting issue notifications since I ...
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Github choose who can create issues on a public repository

I have a public repository on Github and I like using the issue tracking system to keep track of bugs, tasks, milestones etc. but I don't want just anyone to be able to create issues. Is there any ...
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Publishing more than one site on GitHub Pages

I have a setup where tshepang.github.com redirects to tshepang.net, and have set up my A record to point to 204.232.175.78 (as explained). It works well. Now, I want to have a subdomain, so I can ...
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setting A name records for Github pages

I'm trying to set up a custom domain on Github Pages, but I don't think I'm doing something correctly. As indicated in these instructions ...
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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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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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Github: new/fixed issues statistics?

JIRA has graphs showing the evolution of created/closed issues: Does Github have the same kind of graph? If not, is it available on a third-party website, or generatable via a script?
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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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Find all my github repositories that are forks

I have a lot of repositories on our github account. I would like to easily find and track repositories that were originally forked, to avoid drifting and remember to send PRs upstream on a regular ...
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Why doesnt Github update my contributions section when I commit?

I made 3-4 commits on a single day to my repo using the Mac client for Github but the contributions section on my profile page doesn't update itself with changes in varying shades of green. Why does ...
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Github “Network” page: How to center on last commit (not just last commit to master)

I use Github's "Network" page a lot: https://github.com/nicolas-raoul/Anki-Android/network Unfortunately it centers on the latest commit to master, and we do most of the work in branches, so the ...