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Hosting service for software projects using the Git revision control system. For questions about using GitHub web interface such as: how to use its search, pushing your branch or repository, wiki page formatting and directories, and syntax highlighting on README files.

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GitHub pages displaying markdown as plain text

I have a GitHub repository that uses GitHub pages. However, if you visit the README page, for example, you can quickly spot that it is showing up in the plain text, not markdown. Have I forgotten to ...
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How does github determine the first commit date of a file?

I'm not very familiar with github and it's web interface except how to do basic operations (view the uploaded files, download as zip, fork project) Recently Microsoft open sourced the GWBASIC ...
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Converting daily gridded rainfall data to monthly gridded monthly data in grads

I have a .grd annual daily gridded rainfall data file and a control file of the same and want to extract monthly values from the file in geotiff format using grads. I am new to programming so please ...
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How do I know which repositories are taking up my LFS bandwidth on Github?

I got an email from GitHub telling me that my GitHub LFS bandwidth quota is over. I wanted to check which repositories are responsible for this high bandwidth. So I went to Settings -> Billing: At ...
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Github: “Temporary clone tokens are read-only” error when logging in via HTTPS, but not via SSH

(A close neighbor to this question was asked here.) I used to use HTTPS to push changes to Github. Now it won't let me. Each time I try, from any of my repos (personal or organizational), I get a 403 ...
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Is Git (https://git-scm.com) a Git Client like Gitkraken?

I really don't understand what Git even is, and I've googled this a lot and I am even more confused. Can someone help me understand what GUI is and like how these things are linked together?
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Is it possible to serve gist HTML files via GitHub Pages (or elsewhere)?

Considering that GitHub gists are no longer anonymous, I have some gists under my GitHub account. Some of them are actually self-contained html pages, which I would like to serve; as I can see in: ...
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Avatar of GitHub repo on sicial media is different than defined

I have repository on GitHub. I didn't any custom definition. I set an avatar of an accaunt: I have some Gravatar: But when I post the repository link on Telegramm it set an old image, I have had ...
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Where can I see all my comments on commit on GitHub?

Where can I see all my comments on commit on GitHub? I tried commenter:username (in my case commenter:Franck Dernoncourt) but it doesn't seem to show my comments on commit. For example, this comment ...
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Insert a link to a github issue in a slack message

We have GitHub integration in slack, so we see messages for new issues, commits etc. Can I quickly insert a link to a GitHub issue in a message, without having to cut/paste and issue link from the ...
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“Temporary clone tokens are read-only.”

I'm trying to push a change to a repository (public, as URL) that I created. However, I'm getting the following message. Googling doesn't seem to help. > git push origin master remote: Temporary ...
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Wildcard search to find issues in github

I have a github issue in a repository that has a word in the title called 'proguard'. If I just type in 'guard' and press the search button github does not find my issue (if I type 'proguard' it does ...
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Does a GitHub export provide commit history?

(Via settings | account | export account data) Does it download all commit history for all your repos? Or just a snapshot of HEAD?
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How to find any string in code in GitHub repository?

I feel like this is one of those things I must be staring right at, without seeing. Using the GitHub web-app, how does one find all occurrences of a search string in the code, within a specific ...
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How to prevent that somebody can follow you on GitHub?

On GitHub it is possible that people can follow you. I wonder whether it is possible to prevent that some people can follow me. I checked whether I can click on an "unfollow" button, but that is only ...
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https://github.com/notifications/subscriptions does not list my commit comments

I've added a comment on a commit, but I do not see this comment in my subscriptions view, while github tells me that I have a subcription for this thread I regularly comment on commits, but if the ...
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Any way to make the Github comment field monospaced?

With Github being a hosting platform where you write technical things, I also found it very strange that their comment field is not monospaced (like on StackExchange). Is there a convenient way to ...
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How can I keep prevent my logins to GitHub from frequently expiring?

I have to log in to github.com very frequently. I was previously signed in on the browser, but some time in the future I'll visit GitHub again and I'm not signed in. How can I stay logged in to GitHub ...
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Remove ssh keys in github from command line

I'm creating a script in bash to install and configure all my workspace. How do I remove my ssh keys in github from command line? I already search about and found this command, but this is ...
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Does GitHub have an escape character for their markup?

Background I realize that markup is implementation without a specification but it basically is just a tiny little node stemming from SGML and the like. On GitHub I always use the ` symbol with a ...
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Search excluding file name on GitHub?

Situation: You are trying to find the usages of a feature of some common framework, and want to only find client code instead of 1000 copies of the library itself. Further compounding the problem is ...
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Using Jekyll for private website with private GitHub repo

I'd like to setup a private portal for an organisation (portal.organisation.com) for people to login and download essential internal docs etc. I figured it'd be good to use Jekyll. The site will be ...
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How to train GitHub's “explore repositories” recommendations?

I find the the "explore repositories" feature in GitHub useful to discover new tools and libraries - or at least I used to find it useful. As of mid-summer 2019 it seems GitHub changed its algorithm ...
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Can't remove an unwanted GitHub file

When I try to remove an unwanted GitHub file, the file doesn't disappear. I am following the instructions at https://help.github.com/articles/remove-sensitive-data/. Is the filename in the format /...
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Find GitHub issues I was once assigned to but not at the moment

5-6 issues were assigned to me before I went for holiday. But at the moment only one issue is assigned to me. I want to find those issues that were assigned to me. If anyone can hint me a way for it ...
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How to connect GitHub account to keybase

How to connect GitHub account to keybase? Here is why: The Big Stellar Space Drop To qualify: you must have a Keybase account registered before this announcement OR if you're new to Keybase, ...
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How to get Git commits back in the contribution section on GitHub?

My git config user.email was a different one (company's email address) when I made commits in a private repository's master branch (no PR was required to be made, I could directly push in master ...
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How to search a GitHub repo's commit history

I would like to search for the word "foo" in specific folders in a single GitHub repo. I want to see a list of historical commits to files containing this word. This way I can try and track down where ...
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Sort GitHub issues by title

It doesn't look like sort:title or sort:title-asc works Does anyone know of a way to sort within the tool?
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Does Posteo.de support Sieve/Managesieve protocol?

Posteo.de offers filters which can be configured through the web UI. This function is however lacking function of the full set of sieve features which I'd get from filters defined through a ...
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Github leaks auth keys in a “comment left via email reply”

I've noticed that once I reply to github questions via email, the reply appears on the issue page with action links (as it should be), but it also has authorization keys. Comment of an issue as seen ...
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View estimated size of GitLab repository before cloning

I would like to view the total repository size of a project hosted on GitLab without having to clone it. I was able to find one for GitHub here, but I can't figure out how to do it on GitLab. The ...
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GitHub Pages theme for slides

I'm looking for a GitHub Pages theme that will allow me to present the markdown files on the repo as slides. But, Without having to run Jekyll locally on my machine (therefore only using GHP as a ...
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How many GitHub projects have merged my pull requests?

I often send pull requests to various GitHub projects, and often they merge them. For narcissistic reasons, I want to know how many projects contain some of my changes. Does GitHub have any such ...
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Get email notifications for pr's and issues on my github repo

How can I get email notifications when somebody opens an issue on a repository I own ? I have a small open source plugin I manage, and when a user reports an issue, or send a PR, it's important for ...
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Are there different types of releases on GitHub?

I have just noticed that there seem to be different ways to present releases on GitHub: https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl/releases: https://github.com/exiftool/exiftool/releases: These two ways can ...
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How to embed a Github Repo Insight page to a new Google Site?

I have a private "new google site" where I would like to have an overview of several metrics. One of them is the number of open PRs on a private repository in Github. I can insert an embed github ...
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How accurate is GitHub traffic analytics?

It seems to me that GitHub analytics is not very accurate. I have some repositories with 1-3 visits in 14 days, and one that gets 5-20 visitors a day. Even for repositories that get little to no ...
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How to remove “read” notifications?

Last week (I think), the mark all as read button vanished from my GitHub notification page, maybe for a few days. It eventually came back. But now, read notifications just accumulate in a dedicated ...
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Can you add to a Github pull request after the source repo is deleted?

I've opened a pull request (PR) on a repo, but then managed to accidentally delete the branch I initiated the request from. The maintainer of the project has requested I make a couple changes.. now I'...
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How can I delete my posted issue on GitHub?

I posted an issue on GitHub and I'm thinking, if I want to delete it, how can I do it?
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GitHub markdown shortcut to treat text as code?

While writing an issue in a GitHub repository, how can I: Select a piece of text And press something so that it is treated as code? For example, here in Stack Exchange I can select a piece of text ...
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GitHub - What's this “Pro” tag on my profile?

I logged into GitHub today and found something new I hadn't seen before: What is this, and why did it begin to appear?
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What does a star with PRO in purple mean in a GitHub user account profile? [duplicate]

I just saw this on a GitHub account, but I have no idea what it means. How do I get one of these?
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Why do my commits on GitHub look different?

Originally my commits would just say "Username committed...", but now they say "Username authored and committed...", and it appears gray and no longer lists me as a contributor. It lists me as both ...
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How can I get GitHub's files with a specific extension?

I am working on a project about R's language syntax and I want to retrieve as many as possible *.R extension files from GitHub. I couldn't figure it out myself at the GitHub's API tool nor with custom ...
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Adding a description to GitHub repo

My boss set up a repo in our shared GitHub and I want to add a description, but there is no edit button to do so: I am the only contributor so I want to add one to make it easier to find. How can I ...
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GitHub - how to get repo commit updates in the dashboard feed without issues/PRs notifications?

If I want to see commit updates of a certain repo in my GitHub Dashboard feed, I can 'follow' the repo. But then I will also get email updates and Github notifications of issues and pull requests (...
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When I merge 2 github accs(private and prof), do I retain the permissions and contributions from the private repositories of my organisation?

I am currently contributing to my work private repo via my professional github account. If I merge my professional account to my personal account, deleting my professional github account, will the ...
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How does IFTTT know when an external event has happened?

I want to put together a simple tool to sync some documents with GitHub issues. I can do this using APIs on a timer say hourly. I notice IFTTT has GitHub support like "when a new issue is raised..." ...

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