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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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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 star an organization on GitHub?

I know how to star a repository but how can I star an organization so that I can keep track of all repositories in the organization? For example, this organization has a lot of awesome repositories ...
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How to see list of issues reported by me on GitHub?

I would like to see all the GitHub issues I've reported (across all repositories). How can I do that?
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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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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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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.
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Blogging on Medium but retain versions

Is there a way I can write blogs on Medium but still have those version maintained on GitHub? Or write them on Jekyll GitHub pages and have them post to Medium? Basically version control your Medium ...
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Where can I see all my comments on issues on GitHub?

Where can I see all the comments I wrote on issues on the GitHub website? https://github.com/issues only list the issues I have opened, and not the issues I have commented on.
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How to search with logic operators on GitHub?

GitHub has a search system, building on elastic search that has many advanced features like searching for repositories or users. Using Google, I can search GitHub for alternatives. The search syntax ...
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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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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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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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How to remove or hide other contributors in my GitHub

I am new to GitHub. I have recently created a git repo and committed few of my code in GitHub. After few of my commits I see different names are visible in my contributors list. That may be because ...
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Automatic pull request labels and release comments?

I would like to have PR's labelled with released / not-yet-released, based on, whether there exists any release, where PR is merged. Also, when a release is created, then a comment to PR would be ...
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Can I view a specific commit to the gh-pages branch on github.io?

Say I have a site at myname.github.io/repository.html Can I view that page using a specific commit to that repository? For example, myname.github.io/repository.html?commit=397cb59 or something ...
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Track traffic to GitHub repo longer than 14 days?

Is it possible to track and view/analyze traffic to a GitHub repository (possibly with referrers information) for a period longer than 14 days? That seems to be the longest period that I can see via ...
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Is there a way to have GitHub send commit notifications including the diff?

Does anyone know of a way to have GitHub email commit/pull request notifications including the full diff of the commit? I know about the email service hook, but that doesn't send the diff.
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Caching assets in website served from GitHub pages

The server for GitHub pages (including mine) sets CacheControl: max-age=600. It means the cache is set to last only for ten minutes, which is undesirable. Is it possible to control this value and to ...
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GitHub terms of service

GitHub website says it is "free to use for public and open source projects". Do the projects need to be public and open source, or just public or open source? By "open source" I mean FOSS.
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Does GitHub notify users when someone downloads the ZIP of a public repo of theirs?

Is there any way for GitHub to notify a person, or track when the .zip file from a plugin repo is downloaded from GitHub? The ZIP that I am referring to is that which is available when viewing a ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to undelete GitHub issue labels?

I accidentally deleted an issues label in GitHub that was labelling several hundred issues. Is there a way to either undelete the label or at least find out which issues had previously been marked ...
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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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Why doesn’t GitHub update my contributions section when I commit?

I made 3–4 commits on a single day to my repo using the Mac client for GitHub but the contributions section on my profile page doesn't update itself with changes in varying shades of green. Why does ...
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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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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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Switch between accounts in GitHub

I have a personal and professional Gmail account. Switching between then is easy - clicking on my name in the upper-right corner opens a switching menu: I have two GitHub accounts as well, each ...
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Any way to contact a user on GitHub?

I'd like to contact a developer on GitHub to see how I can help out, etc. I don't see the option anywhere.
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How do you update a GitHub repo fork in the web interface?

I have a Github repository that I forked from some other project several months ago. It is now several months later and the original master repo has changed. I would like to update my repo to reflect ...
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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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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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Am I allowed to host a commerical website on GitHub Pages?

Can I host my company's website on GitHub Pages, if I wanted? Are there any restrictions on what you can and can't use GitHub pages for? We don't get a lot of traffic, so I don't think bandwidth is ...
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How can I import issues from BitBucket to GitHub?

I am trying to migrate a project from BitBucket to GitHub, and would like to import all the issues (preferably keeping their issue numbers intact). Is there some tool or service which will accomplish ...
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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 do I download a particular file from GitHub?

I only need one particular file from a project published on GitHub so it makes little sense to download the whole project. But I just can't find the download button.
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How to ask questions on GitHub?

I am using the Flickr4Java library, which is hosted on GitHub. I have a question to the authors. On the main page it is written: Comments and questions should be sent to the GitHub Repo. How do I ...
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How to switch to GitHub mobile website?

While browsing GitHub from Safari on iOS, I've occasionally switched to desktop version of the website. Now I couldn't find way to switch back to mobile version. Even when opening GitHub in Safari ...
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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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How do I find the date of the first commit in a GitHub repository?

Given a GitHub repository, how can I quickly find the date of its first commit? I often want to know how old the project is, but I cannot find a quick way to get to the start of the commit histories ...
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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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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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