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How to check if I've been banned on GitHub?

How can I check if my account has been banned by a repo or org on GitHub? I contributed several bug reports, feature requests, and a PR to a repo -- including some related to security & privacy/...
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How can I view the most recently created repositories by a GitHub user or organization?

I am looking at a GitHub user or organization, e.g. https://github.com/orgs/adobe-research/ How can I view the most recently created repositories? I don't see any ~"sort by creation date" ...
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Filter out pull requests with changes requested

I receive dozens of pull requests per week on GitHub, and review each of them over the weekend. Often I request changes, making the pull request appear like this (notice the Changes requested part): ...
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On GitHub, how can I get notified that someone who blocked me commented on my issue?

On GitHub if User A blocks User B, User A is now free to comment on User B's issues without User B getting notified! How can User B still get notified?
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Is there a screen which keeps the *current* action logs for the latest push on GitHub Actions?

Each set of action logs in my experience in GitHub Actions goes under https://github.com/termsurf/chocolatey-task/actions/runs/7620716992/job/20755895856. Then you have to: click "Actions" ...
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GitHub - expand all search results in a file by default

I'm talking about basically autoclicking these on any search results page like this one: I there any setting for this that I missed or is a userscript needed?
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Find which commits didn't come from a pull request at all

I'm looking to summarize all the changes we've made in a project whose repository is on GitHub over the last few months. Most of those changes are neatly organized into particular pull requests, and ...
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can we set specific branch to clone when someone form our repo?

I want to give acess to my collegue and ask to fork my repo but it fork the complete repo ( which is what fork is) and it clone the default branch, main ( assuming I havnt changed default branch) So ...
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How to embed a Github repo/README/Project into a Confluence Page?

We currently have a Github Project where we're maintaining a list of work in a backlog that we'd like to be able to embed and share through a Confluence page (Atlassian). I tried embedding the page as ...
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Is there a shortcut link in GitHub for a repository's latest Pre-release?

The unofficial link https://github.com/[username]/[repository]/releases/latest automatically redirects into the latest release a repository has. Is there a similar link that redirects to the latest ...
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Can I change the default branch that shows when I visit a github.com repository I don't own?

I'll use this repository as an example: https://github.com/microsoft/WSL When I visit that URL, the repository's default branch is shown: Is there a way to change this so that when I visit that URL, ...
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Is GitHub shadowbanning my account by returning 404 to other users who access my profile?

I've recently created another account on GitHub to host stuff that I didn't want to associate with my main account. I used an email address under my domain name and verified it. I was able to create ...
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How does GitHub pick "Popular repositories" for organizations when fork and watchers count is equal? [closed]

My mind still blows on looking for logic (if any) in which our organization's repositories GitHub picks for "Popular repositories". If all other factors are equal then the natural logic (?) ...
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fatal not a git repository Windows Self-Hosted runner GitHub Actions [closed]

I am trying to run git commands on windows self hosted runner which is configured on Amazon EC2 instance. I have installed the git bash on the same machine where my runner is configured and set it's ...
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Github is very slow and I have to open links in a new tab [closed]

Recently Github has been incredibly slow for me. I click a link and nothing happens. I wait and wait... but I can right click and open any link in a new tab fairly quickly. Directly clicking never ...
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Total all-time views/visits of GitHub repo page by any means necessary (archived pages? third party software? URL visit counts?)

A similar question has been asked here, but I am in a slightly different situation and feel that others may be as well. While I understand that it is possible to begin tracking GitHub repo traffic for ...
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How can I watch an empty GitHub repository?

To watch a GitHub repository, I simply click on watch. E.g., from https://github.com/adobe-research/custom-diffusion: I don't see the watch button in this empty GitHub repository https://github.com/...
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Can the content (inc. timestamps and author) of Github Issues be counted on?

I'm aware that the timestamps for Github repos as seen on github.com/* are based on the timestamps provided by the editor's machine, thus cannot be counted on. (This seems to be the case as well for ...
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Where can I see when a GitHub repository was made public?

Let's consider, for example, the GitHub repository, https://github.com/langchain-ai/auto-evaluator. Where can I see when a GitHub repository was made public? Notes: I don't have any special access ...
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Change default sort order for Github

Is there a way to change the default sort order in Github for issues and pull requests? The default is "Newest", but I would prefer "Recently updated", as I want to see the most ...
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When I remove a collaborator from a private Github repo, do they receive a notification?

I want to remove an inactive collaborator from a private Github repo I own. I suspect they will not even notice, unless Github sends them a notification that they have been removed. Will they receive ...
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On GitHub, how to ignore all Dependabot notifications?

On GitHub, how to ignore all Dependabot notifications for all projects you follow? Ideally, how does one ignore all Dependabot notifications for all projects, except your own?
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How do I turn off settings sync in GitHub codespaces before opening the codespace?

My settings are messed up and I want to them them off and launch a codespace without them. But if I open a codespace it opens the same settings, and then the vs code is so messed up (in a mobile ...
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Where can I see my latest history in my GitHub feed?

Using GitHub since many years back and it has been changed drastically. It looks good but I am struggling to find recent activity on my feed, I have to go through long route: Click on top repository ...
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How to connect cPanel Git Version Control to a private repository?

I'd like to connect my hosting's cPanel to a private repository in GitHub. I've tried to do so using 5 simple steps but it doesn't work, can you kindly assist? I have: Created a cPanel key: ...
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How do we view someone else's repo discussion on GitHub?

I have navigated from one closed issue that has migrated to "Sluggish scrolling in notebook windows [monaco editor restore] #117644" because I am experiencing the same sluggish issues on a ...
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github code search based on specific repo state (commit, tag, release)

Is it possible to use the github api to achieve code searches for a specific repo state (commit, tag, or release)? I can't find these kinds of parameters in the code search documentation.
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Get Github notification if new PR matches filter

I want to be notified whenever a pull requests in a particular repo with a particular label gets created. I know that I can look them up by searching for is:pr repo:USERNAME/REPOSITORY label:LABEL in ...
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Github: can I see my activity per day?

At the end of the day I need to fill my timesheet and I forget what I did all day, Github Profile page do not show activity per day
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DuckDNS profile gone after changing name on GitHub

I signed up to DuckDNS using GitHub. The other day, I changed my GitHub name and email and when I logged into DuckDNS my old profile was gone, replaced by a new one. There doesn't seem to be a way to ...
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Is there a way to search through comments on issues on GitHub?

Last night at like 3 AM I made a comment on an issue that was pertinent to the problem I'm facing. Now I can't find what GitHub issue I made the comment on. Is there a way to see all the comments I'...
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githu.dev consumes too much cpu. is this normal?

Steps to reproduce: Go to a GitHub repo(e.g. https://github.com/go-playground/webhooks) Press . or Go to https://github.dev/go-playground/webhooks htop output: Browser Task Manager:
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Search for not merged pull requests in GitHub

I want search for not merged pull requests. I tried in GitHub: Doesn't work: -merged !is:merged is not:merged not is:merged find merged works: is:merged
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Where can I see all my comments at GitHub?

This following Thread gets me all my comments on issues at GitHub Where can I see all my comments on issues on GitHub? It does not get me my comments on pull requests. I need something to get me all ...
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How can I delete accidentally uploaded attachment files to GitHub? (about comment attachments, not repository files)

GitHub has nice feature that you can attach files to issue comments. But is there any way to undo attaching unwanted file? Even if comment is never submitted the file stays there forever, see for ...
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How can I stop Github prompting me to merge changes when I change a branch?

I have multiple branches in my GitHub repository. I maintain them independently and don't intend to merge them. Whenever I make changes in a branch GitHub always presents the prompt to "Compare &...
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Can I export a commit as a patch file from GitHub's web UI?

I often find myself wanting a commit from a GitHub repository as a patch file. Is there any way I can do this through GitHub's web UI and get an output like git-format-patch? I'd like to be able to do ...
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Search repo at commit/tag/branch [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to achieve code searches for specific repo state. It can be a specific commit, tag, or, branch. Does github's current search feature provide some way to do this? Currently I ...
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Why my account has been flagged?

Your account has been flagged. Because of that, your profile is hidden from the public. If you believe this is a mistake, contact support to have your account status reviewed. Help me.
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Bitbucket code changes don't get rejected?

I really need your help as a new programmer. I have uploaded my project to bitbucket and invited my friend with admin privileges, whenever he opens the project via Clion and makes some changes I don't ...
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Does GitHub support custom themes?

At https://github.com/settings/appearance, one can now choose between three themes: Default light, Default dark and Dark dimmed. Is it possible to fork those themes and modify them to personal taste, ...
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Where is the complete list of GitHub achievements?

GitHub seems to have updated the achievements feature, so what other achievements are there? Is there a list of achievements and their unlock requirements? Didn't find any documentation and post about ...
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Git : Moving commit diverges branches

I have a repo with a master branch of 4 commits, then I created a new branch (b2) and made the fifth commit. after I merged b2 to master. $ git merge b2 and I got : Now I wanna change the order of ...
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How to reset Workflow Actions that weren't run due to a GitHub incident?

GitHub Actions were unavailable for some time and PRs created in this time did not trigger any actions. After the functionality was restored the PRs did not pick up the status correctly and don't even ...
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My account is flagged suddenly

When I open my account they tell me that my account is flagged, hidden and marked as spam, I think that this happen by mistake.. and I don't know way, can you help me please?
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Have account but no cell phone. Will GitHub's new authentication require me to buy a cell phone?

I am a retired person who mainly sits at home. I don't need a cell phone. Will the change in authentication methods coming to GitHub force me to buy a cell phone? Are there alternatives?
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How to always show all PR conversations in GitHub?

When looking at a GitHub pull request with lots of conversations, some of them will be hidden behind a "Load more…" link: As someone giving and receiving feedback, this is terrible UX: In ...
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Is the other person notified if I follow then unfollow a person on github?

I accidentally followed someone on Github. Then I unfollowed them within 2 minutes, will the person receive any notification?
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How do I get GitHub to not show organization's updates on my timeline

I was recently added to an organization on GitHub and consequently, and updates that anyone makes to a repository on the organization are displayed on my timeline. Is there any way to suppress these ...
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How to disable all email notifications in Github Classroom?

I created a classroom in Github Classroom and started receiving tons of emails when my students uploaded their works. How do I opt out from all email notifications in Github Classroom?
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