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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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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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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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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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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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Disable keyboard shortcuts on Github?

I'm especially interested in disabling "T" button.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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View newsfeed/timeline for a specific GitHub repository

I'm aware GitHub lets you follow multiple repositories with the following features: Personalized newsfeed of all repos you're watching -- https://github.com Global timeline of all public repos -- ...
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Can I delete my public GitHub repository?

I have a Git repository hosted publicly on GitHub that I would like to delete. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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Are there any GitHub complementary services? [closed]

I'm looking for web services which use GitHub's API to implement additional functionality missing the the GitHub. Know only two of them: CodeShelver — A service to bookmark repositories. Calendar ...
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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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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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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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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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Strikethrough with GitHub Markdown

Using HTML tags is supposed to work with GitHub Markdown, but in particular <s>text</s> is not working for me. It works on live preview page (which is now deprecated) but not on preview of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When I'm looking at a commit on GitHub, how can I tell what branch it's associated with?

If I'm loking at a commit on GitHub (for example), how can I tell what branch that commit is associated with?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...