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3answers
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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 ...
20
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I subscribe to a private RSS feed in Google Reader? [closed]

I want to subscribe to a private RSS feed, however when I paste the link into Google Reader's +Add Subscription, I get an empty feed. How do I get Google Reader to authenticate my private RSS feed?
20
votes
2answers
27k views

Send urgent mail in Gmail

Is it possible to set the "urgent" flag in Gmail for outgoing mail? I'd like to be able to flag time-sensitive emails as such.
20
votes
3answers
45k views

Is there a way I can see a list of all my YouTube comments over time?

I posted something the other day and wish I could find the video again. Is there a way I can see all of my comments?
20
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I change date and time formats in Trello?

How do I change the formatting of time and dates in Trello? I'm looking to change the following: time presentation to 24 hour clock instead of 12 date format to DD/MM/YY instead of MM/DD/YY?
20
votes
4answers
5k views

How can I find my comment on a Google+ post when no one has commented after me?

Let's say you make a comment on a Google+ post and someone comments on the post after you. You'll receive notifications with links back to the post. Even if you have disabled notifications, you can ...
19
votes
8answers
6k views

How can I know if a website is logging my IP address?

Is there any way to check that when I visit a site, if the site is logging my IP address?
19
votes
13answers
2k views

What apps are there for questionnaires? [closed]

I know Google docs has forms where I can create basic questionnaires, but I really need a site that lets me have more control over the layout of the questions. So what other web apps are there for ...
19
votes
9answers
1k views

Is there a twitter-like app that can be installed for a corporate intranet?

I think that the twitter model of communication would work very well for disseminating information and informal discussion in the corporate world. Is there a twitter-like web-app that can be installed ...
19
votes
6answers
17k views

Access Gmail Chat without opening Gmail?

I seem to recall there's a URL you can use to access Gmail Chat directly without having the whole Gmail window. Does anyone know the URL?
19
votes
4answers
3k views

Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
19
votes
1answer
29k views

How do I leave Google+?

I joined up with Google+ and am finding it's not to my tastes and I don't find it useful. How the heck do I leave Google Plus? I cannot find an opt-out link for the life of me. It bothers me that I ...
19
votes
6answers
137k views

Outlook.com with IMAP or Exchange?

Microsoft just launched a revamped Hotmail under the name Outlook.com. It looks great and I'm thinking of migrating from Gmail, but I can't find anywhere whether Outlook.com supports IMAP or some sort ...
19
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there any way to send an email from a Gmail plus address?

I know that I can sign up to a service using user+foo@example.com, the question I have is how can I send an email from this same address?
19
votes
2answers
13k views

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 ...
19
votes
6answers
17k views

Does Mint.com have an API to download data? If not, are any scraping tools available?

I have been using mint.com for some time to track my personal finances, and I'd like to be able to download my data so I can perform more in-depth analysis than what is provided on the site. Mint.com ...
19
votes
3answers
23k views

Display mail size in Gmail

As I'm running out of space I need to delete space wasting mails. Is there any option in Gmail that adds a size column in the mail list or even sorts them by size?
19
votes
5answers
6k views

How do you handle dependencies between cards with Trello?

I was wondering how people handle dependencies between cards in Trello. If one of the cards needs to be Done before work can begin on another one, what do you do? These cards are big features, each ...
19
votes
3answers
13k views

Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail?

I use Gmail to handle my mail, but it's mostly imported by Gmail from an external POP3 account. Normally this works fine, but I;ve had some instances where Gmail has gone almost 24 hours without even ...
19
votes
21answers
3k views

Recommendation for a web app to track Time, like a Time Clock at work? [closed]

I'm an independent contractor, and work on many different jobs throughout a given day... I'm trying to find a decent web-app based time clock so I can use my phone or the computer to access it. It ...
19
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
19
votes
2answers
3k views

In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses?

When I enter the person's name in the To field, the auto-complete comes up, and lists the several email addresses that I have for this person. The first email address that it lists, is not the one ...
19
votes
4answers
69k views

Frame by frame control of a YouTube video?

Is there a way to move frame by frame in a YouTube video? I don't want to download the video. I know that Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, etc. can jump to sections in a video. That's cool, but I would like more ...
19
votes
5answers
7k views

Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
18
votes
2answers
27k views

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 ...
18
votes
4answers
8k views

What is the keyboard shortcut for 'Mark as read' in GMail?

In the new Yahoo! mail I can select multiple checkboxes against my email subjects and press k to perform the action Mark as read. Is there a similar alternative in GMail?
18
votes
7answers
68k views

How to alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?

Using MS Excel I can go to Format of the cell and choose the text orientation from horizontal to vertical fairly easy. How do I alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?
18
votes
2answers
77k views

How can you get the URL of a wall post in Facebook?

When you use the notification system to go to a post ("X friend commented on your post"), you are taken to a page with JUST that post, not your entire wall. You can also get there if you receive an ...
18
votes
10answers
1k views

Free, private repositories where I can store and manage project files? [closed]

Are there any good free repositories where I can store and manage my project's files? I know of some, but I've heard that anyone can edit your files. Do you know of any good repository which is free ...
18
votes
1answer
17k views

What does the “plus sign” do in the new Spotify?

Spotify's mobile app and desktop client underwent a pretty drastic (black) redesign. Overall, it's a welcome upgrade. But one change isn't intuitive: Instead of stars there are now "plus signs." When ...
18
votes
2answers
57k views

Link to specific sheet in Google spreadsheet

I have a complicated Google spreadsheet with many sheets and a table of contents. Is there some way to create a link to the sheet names so that with a click one can go directly to the sheet? That is: ...
18
votes
2answers
2k views

Google Calendar doesn't show yearly event on 29.Feb. = bug?

A friend of mine has his birthday on the 29.Feb. and I've created a repeating event in Google Calendar for this. Google Calendar shows this event on leap years but not on non-leap years (like next ...
18
votes
3answers
8k views

How can I show color-coded Python snippets in my Tumblr blog

I have a Tumblr-managed blog, on which I post a lot of Python-related posts. How do I make the Python snippets in my posts show color-coded?
18
votes
3answers
8k views

Is it possible to find the thumbnail of an existing Imgur image?

There's a rather large image in a Stack Overflow post that I'd like to replace with its thumbnail and a link to the full-size image. I know Imgur generates thumbnails for its images when you upload, ...
18
votes
4answers
3k views

In Google Maps, how do I find out the latitude and longitude of a point?

I am interested in finding the latitude and longitude of a point on a map. How do I do so in Google Maps?
18
votes
1answer
8k views

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 ...
18
votes
5answers
6k views

Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
18
votes
6answers
12k views

Youtube — keep fullscreen while switching to other app?

I want to make a Youtube video that I put in my second screen stay maximized while I go and do something in another window on my primary monitor. Is this possible?
18
votes
5answers
18k views

How do I diagnose when and why a website is down?

Every so often you are unable to get to a particular website - it doesn't really matter which one - you don't know whether it's just your connection or something wrong with that website. It doesn't ...
18
votes
6answers
31k views

How do I disable autoplay on YouTube?

When I go to a YouTube video, the video is automatically started, and I hate this. How do I disable the auto-play feature?
18
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there a service for changing all my profile pictures at the same time?

I have three main profile pictures: Facebook, Google and Gravatar. Is there any way to update all of them at the same time?
18
votes
7answers
8k views

Is there a way to filter RSS feeds in Google Reader? [closed]

I have a number of busy RSS feeds for which I only find a subset of the messages to be of interest to me. Is there a way to configure Google reader to only display certain RSS items that match ...
18
votes
2answers
107k views

How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
18
votes
4answers
1k views

Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on Facebook without my permission?

On Facebook, it's possible by default for someone's friends to tag him in a photo without his permission. Is there any way for a user to stop his friends from doing that, or to at least require his ...
18
votes
10answers
51k views

Insert a table in Gmail

How can I create a table in a Gmail message? I've currently got the data in a Google Docs spreadsheet, but copying and pasting that into the Gmail editor just pastes tab-delimited columns, not a ...
18
votes
4answers
14k views

Is there a web view of my synchronized Google Chrome bookmarks?

Google Chrome synchronizes my bookmarks between computers. When I am away from a computer that has Chrome on it is there a way to view these bookmarks on the web?
18
votes
2answers
18k views

Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?

A long time ago, I created a Google mail account. I fell for a trap that was common back then (not sure how it is nowadays) and ended up with two Google accounts—one for Gmail (using the Gmail email ...
18
votes
2answers
25k views

Regain access to my broken Gmail account from Temporary Error 500, Numeric Code 93

Since August 1st I've been getting this error when trying to login to my gmail account: Temporary Error (500) We’re sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for ...
18
votes
6answers
6k views

What Contact sharing options are there in Google Apps?

I setup Google Contacts in Google Apps for several people. I'm wondering if there is any way to share (at least some of) the contacts between everyone in this domain. Similar to how you can share your ...
18
votes
2answers
3k views

Can Youtube be started in pause mode?

Is there a URL parameter for youtube.com that makes it possible to open a video and not have it start playing automatically? There is a parameter for the embedded player (autoplay=0), but this does ...

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