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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 ...
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Github as an Online External Storage

Does Github serves as an online external drive? How much available space storage if so?
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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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Can I include Retina images in GitHub files?

Is it currently possible to specify a Retina image with the current GitHub-flavoured Markdown? Or an image size, which would let standard resolution devices scale the resource? It's not a big deal, ...
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Using github markdown image tag but image is not displaying inline

I have a README.md in my github repo and I have an image tag in it that looks like this - ![Wireframe001](wireframes/wireframe001.png?raw=true "Wireframe001") And I can confirm that I have a ...
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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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An If-This-Than-That like service fire an HTTP requres triggered by Github Gists

I'm trying to fire a webhook(HTTP request) from Zapier(An If This Then That like service) when a new Github gist is posted, ie have a new gist as the trigger. Zapier has GitHub integration, and ...
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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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View estimated size of GitHub repository before cloning

I want to view the total repo size of a project hosted on GitHub without having to clone it. Sometimes I do this: Start cloning some GitHub repository Receiving objects: 45% (218/476), 5.50 MiB ...
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How can I copy in or include other GitHub users to an issue?

When I create a new GitHub Issue, I can assign a user. Then both myself and this user will then become participants in the Issue and receive updates. I sometimes want other users to also receive ...
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Filtering issues without certain tag on GitHub

Does the current GitHub issue search engine provide any way for users to search for reports without certain tag? Classical use-case would be having a granular grouping such as [bug], [enhancement], ...
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Is there a limit in the number of GitHub organizations a single account can create?

What is the limit to the number of GitHub organizations you can create in a single account? It doesn't seem like there is a public disclosure regarding the number of organizations that one account can ...
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CSS file from GitHub pages sent as text/plain, needs to be text/css

I have a GitHub project with a CSS file and I want a HTML page to be able to pull this in so I created a GitHub pages branch and synced everything over. The file is included as such: <link ...
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Exporting / publishing a file on Github

I have a few .js, .html, and .css files on my GitHub. I'd like to make these files publicly accessible as libraries to anyone with an internet connection. Is this possible? Currently, the URLs to my ...
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Pushing a commit to github with “closes #XXX” does not close the issue

The only thing I can think of is that the commit was in a branch other than master. Does GitHub only watch the master branch for issue tags in commits? The issue also doesn't have the commit attached ...
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How to delete a GitHub wiki page?

I created a wiki page in my project's GitHub repository, for storing some loose notes and links, and GitHub automatically created a wiki page called "Home", containing the text "Welcome to the ...
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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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Host Project on Public GitHub Repo but Hide Sensitive Information

So I'm fine with the source code to my files being public, but I obviously don't want my passwords/login info/etc to be public. How can I host the repo with GitHub publicly but keep myself safe?
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How does “following” work on GitHub?

I have a GitHub account and I follow some of my friends and other people whose projects interest me. When following someone, I was expecting to see their public activity in my news feed, but it is not ...
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Where can I find my applications in LinkedIn profile

In my LinkedIn profile, I am trying to add GitHub application. When I tried, LinkedIn is showing Error You have reached the limit of applications on your homepage, please remove an application ...
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Is there a way to set my timezone on github.com?

Whenever I make a comment/issue or commit. The time is off by 10 hours. I believe it is a timezone issue. Is there a way to change my timezone for my github account?
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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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GitHub account is not visible in LinkedIn [closed]

In my LinkedIn account, I added the GitHub account application. But it is not visible in my profile, even though I added it three times and checked again and again. How do I make it visible in my ...
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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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Github shortcut for formatting code sample

Stack Overflow has a button you can press to indent a block of text four spaces so Markdown will treat it as code. GitHub uses Markdown, too, but does not seem to have formatting buttons. Does GitHub ...
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How can casing for page headers on GitHub wikis be controlled?

Is there a way to escape the apparent forced sentence casing for the title on a GitHub wiki page? The wiki seems to be based on Gollum, and it seems to force sentence casing for titles. Attempts to ...
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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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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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Contacting another GitHub user not already in any discussions

Is there a canonical way to contact a GitHub user who doesn't appear to be involved in any discussions? For example, can you start a discussion on one of their projects to make a comment? From ...
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Upgrade gist to full GitHub project without commandline or IDE

I've been using GitHub's gist feature for some very lightweight HTML + CSS + JavaScript experiments. I don't have git on my laptop either as a commandline tool or via some IDE. (I'm hitchhiking ...
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How do I refresh repository listing on Coderwall to account for deleted repos?

I have an account on Coderwall, and it lists GitHub repos that I deleted long time ago. As a result, all the links point to 404 pages on Github. This happens on renaming repositories on GitHub as ...
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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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Internationalization of the GitHub wiki or GitHub Pages?

My project's wiki documentation is on Google Code, but unfortunately on Google Code every new contributor has to be validated by me beforehand, which is a pain. So I am considering switching to the ...
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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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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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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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Markdown to insert and display an image on GitHub repo

According to the GitHub documentation, the Markdown syntax for inserting an image is: ![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png) Format: ![Alt Text](url) Following their example syntax, I can't seem to be ...
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Anyway to contact a user on Github?

I'd like to contact a developer on Github to see how I can help out, etc. Anyway to do this? I don't see the option anywhere.
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How do you update a GitHub repo fork in the web interface?

I have a Github repository that I forked from some other project several months ago. It is now several months later and the original master repo has changed. I would like to update my repo to reflect ...
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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 do I change which email address GitHub uses for my Gravatar image?

Github currently uses my private email for Gravatar, but I would like it to use one of my work ones instead. However, I cant' find any way to change which email address is used to get the image. I ...
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something similar to github issues? [closed]

I'm searching for a web app like github issues but not limited to github projetcs. There are a lot of alternative but I think that github issues is something fanstatsic with a fast interface and all ...
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GitHub pages do not appear

I have added a gh-pages branch to a project on GitHub, but the GitHub pages are not appearing. What could be going wrong?