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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 ...
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Should I use my personal github account for work? [closed]

I have both a personal and a work github accounts. Switching between them is a pain; even though the CLI identity management is doable (1, 2), logging in and out from github's excellent website is ...
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View the history of a file that got renamed

I committed a file a few times, then renamed it and committed. How to view the history of it prior to its renaming?
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What precautions to take on removing users from Github Enterprise?

I know that I should take ownership of any personal repositories (and gists, etc) they have that might contain company data before removal. However, what's the impact on repositories belonging to an ...
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Will a private Github repo always stay private?

To create a private Github repository, you either have to pay for a subscription or (if you are a student) get a free student developer pack. Will your private Github repositories remain private ...
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“could not find driver” error when registering at ghtorrnt.org/dblite

ghtorrent.org is a website that hosts a database of information collected from GitHub. The site has a webapp for querying the database remotely called DBLite. Whenever I try to create an account on ...
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Why doesn’t 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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Remove GitHub “repos contributed to”

I accidentally contributed to a repo that I did not want to and now it shows up on my profile under "repositories contributed to". Is there any way to remove this? Here is a picture of what I mean ...
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Anonymous users in GitHub / Bit Bucket

I'm outsourcing the development of a web app on oDesk, I've 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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How can I add special text format on GitHub?

I am trying to add text formatted in a special way to a GitHub repo on README.md file but it is not rendering the text format the way I want it. I have attached images below. I want it to look like ...
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How can I make my Github Wiki crawlable by search engines? robots.txt seems to forbid it

While using the W3C link checker, I found out that my Github Wiki can't be crawled: https://github.com/aegif/CmisSync/wiki/Getting-started-with-CmisSync-development Status: (N/A) Forbidden by ...
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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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Link to “Plans and pricing” page at GitHub

How can I click-out my way to "Plans and pricing" page? Is there any link leading to this page on my repo's page or anywhere else? I can't see it in standard GitHub footer. Each time I need to open ...
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How do I convert branches into whole new repositories on Github Enterprise?

Wondering if there's an easy GUI way to convert a branch into a completely separate repository in Github Enterprise? We had some less experienced people do our Subversion to Github migration back a ...
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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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List of github users being followed by me

When you follow someone on GitHub, you'll get notifications on your dashboard about their activity. But where will I get the list of the people I am following?
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Create a folder in GitHub via the web interface

I want to add a new folder to my newly created GitHub repository without installing the windows setup. Is it possible to do so? I have gone through help which is saying to execute some commands to ...
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What's the use of “user referenced this issue from a commit in repository” in GitHub issues?

I have a bunch of entries that say "someone referenced this issue from a commit in someone/project" that are automatically inserted by GitHub in the comments of a reported issue. These are not ...
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Can't see the forks of a project on GitHub when “Too many forks to display” is shown

When I click on a project with a lot of forks, I see the following message: Couldn't load network graph. Too many forks to display. Example: https://github.com/odoo/odoo/network What to do ...
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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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Does a GitHub account password change affect generated SSH keys?

I have a generated SSH key on my computer (Ubuntu 14.04) with help from the GitHub.com blog. Now, if I change the password of my GitHub account (from same or other computer) do I then need to ...
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What does “authored 7 days ago; committed 14 hours ago” mean on GitHub?

I'm seeing this on this GitHub repository: What does this mean? How can something be "authored 7 days ago", and yet "committed 14 hours ago"?
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New GitHub organization isn't showing on my profile

My new organization (created yesterday) is visible in my account settings: but it isn't visible when viewing my profile: Any idea why it's not showing?
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Integrate GitHub branches beginning with string in a Slack channel

Is it possible to create a GitHub integration for a Slack channel where it only posts changes on branches beginning with "some-string-*"?
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How to use git.io for non github.com domain URL?

If you enter an URL that is not under github.com domain, git.io will warn you that URL must be from github.com. However http://git.io/2048 goes to https://gabrielecirulli.github.io/2048/. I tried my ...
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Maximum notifications per comment in GitHub

When using GitHub, I sometimes list several users with the @ sign to indicate that they should look at e.g. a pull request. The other day, I did this with about 20 people, and some of them were not ...
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one github account, both personal and for work - how to make it secure?

So I do have a github account which has my personal stuff, but it also is a part of the 'organization' I have at work. Now - the work stuff is sensitive. I really care about it being secure. I want ...
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Is it possible to authenticate to GitHub using OpenID?

I just want to report a bug to a GitHub project, and I'd hate to go through opening yet another account just for that. OpenID authentication would have been perfect for me - but unfortunately, I ...
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Is there a way to link to a commit on Github without specifying repo path?

I am trying to automate links to commits in Github Enterprise from our issue tracking system (TargetProcess). The commit hash is already referenced in TP and I'd like to make it clickable so that it ...
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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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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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Can I configure GitHub to trigger an email, twitter, or other event when a new release is published?

I would like to send notifications to a specific set of users when a new version of our software is released. People who 'watch' the repository get notifications for releases from GitHub, but I would ...
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Force GitHub syntax highlighting language on source files

I have some C++ source files in a GitHub repo which have an extension of .C and are using C syntax highlighting, which I don't want. How can I set GitHub to apply C++ syntax highlighting to these ...
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What does starring a repository on GitHub do?

GitHub rolled out their new notifications and stars feature. But does starring do anything for a repository? Is it just to show support or interest? Is there any functional purpose to the user? ...
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Fork and cloning differences

I'm learning about Git and GitHub as server. I read threads about cloning and forking differences, because their are similar. I can clone a public repository locally, then create a new one on GitHub, ...
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Grant someone read access to a private repository

I have a private repository on GitHub. Is it possible for me to grant someone read access to the repository so that they can make changes in their own branch and submit pull requests which I can then ...
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How to prevent a public GitHub repository from showing up on search results

Is there a way that I can prevent a public GitHub repository from showing up on search results? And if yes, how can I do this?
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Possible formats and file names in GitHub main repository page, instead of README.md?

In GitHub, a repository's main page, under the list of files, by default, there's a compiled view of a README.md markdown file. I like it. But, can this be a reStructuredText file, or an HTML file, ...
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Is there a way to add new GitHub repositories automatically to a team?

Say I have an organization on GitHub called ORG and a team comprising of all members in the org called TEAM_ORG. I would like any number of repositories that I ever create under the ORG GitHub ...
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How can I have a public searchable GitHub account?

My GitHub account is public: https://github.com/USER. I can see my name even if not connected (active Sign up, Sign in buttons). However, I cannot find my projects when searching after it (Google, ...
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Collect user data before they are allowed to clone public GitHub repo

I want to put a user data request page before a GitHub user can clone my public repository or download a zip of the source file. Is it possible?
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Search GitHub for Android apps and sort by stars

I want to search GitHub for repos of Android apps, and sort by stars. Is that possible?
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Tracking github commits using RSS

I'm monitoring the commit log of a project my team is working on, and I was wondering whether there's any way to view the commits in an RSS/Atom reader. I.e., is there any URL provided by github that ...
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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 ...
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Show diff of two revisions for GitHub Gists

I can see how to view a specific revision and all revision diffs for a GitHub Gist, but do not see how to pick two revisions for comparison, like Wikipedia does. How can this be viewed?
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Why would GitHub decide I can't comment on diffs?

Yesterday I changed my password on our network. Now when I go to our GitHub from Firefox, it won't let me add comments to diffs (the little marker doesn't appear to the left of the line number). This ...
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How to compare releases to a specific branch?

I notice that in the GitHub “Releases” page there is a handy mention of how many commits have occurred since branch “Develop”. For instance, see this example from AnkiDroid. How can GitHub be ...
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Hosting multiple web apps on GitHub

Recently I discovered that we can host our web apps on GitHub and publish them with the repo URL. I created a repo named myusername.github.io and published my web app on it. Now I want to host ...
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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 ...