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How to archive GitHub repositories

GitHub does not allow users to archive repositories and the available plans have fixed limits for the amount of repositories one may have. If I need to host more repositories than I'm allowed to and ...
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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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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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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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How to claim contributions on GitHub

A project I used to work on has recently moved from using self-hosted Subversion to GitHub-hosted git for its source control solution. My name appears in the commits, but I can see no way of claiming ...
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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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Is there any private README file writers where I can keep it for my private notes without using heavy weight document writers? [closed]

I am looking for a notepad in the cloud. And use them as my reference book, so that I can search by content, file name, edit them. My best FREE notepad for the moment is, this one: edit add new ...
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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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Can I enforce a password strength requirement for my team on GitHub?

I am concerned to let any team member in with a weak password on my dev team but I do not see a way to enforce that as a requirement in GitHub. Is this possible? The concern is that a team members ...
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How do I change the email used when I edit a file on GitHub?

GitHub's web-based editor is great for making a quick change to a file. But how can I set the email address used in my commit? I have several email addresses associated with my account. It seems to ...
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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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Monitor Github pull request without commenting

I'd like to subscribe to all changes to a Github pull request without first having to put in a comment. Is there anyway to do that?
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Can I associate a github gist with an organization?

My team has a GitHub organization account. A lot of the work I do results in one-off scripts that we want to be able to have on our organization page, but that aren't big enough projects to justify ...
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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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Gist on Wordpress

Is it possible to place a gist on a wordpress.com site ?
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How to Remove GitHub Pages?

I was playing about with my git repo and tried the GitHub pages feature but I'm not sure how to get rid of it. The check box on the repo admin is disabled.