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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 @ mentions in private repos

I keep @mentioning the wrong users in our private repository's Issues. What's actually happening as a result of this? Is github 'clever' enough to determine that those users don't have access to our ...
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How long is my public activity stored?

According to the answers to this question, there is no way to manually delete entries from one's GitHub activity feed. Are activity entries ever automatically deleted? Specifically, is there a limit ...
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How can I get email notifications when add or remove a tag to a github.com issue?

How can I get email notifications when adding or removing a tag to a github.com issue? I need that because we are using tag addition and removal to sign issues status changes. The statuses are ...
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Using GitHub markdown image tag but image is not displaying inline

I have a README.md in my GitHub repository and I have an image tag in it that looks like this: ![Wireframe001](wireframes/wireframe001.png?raw=true "Wireframe001") and I can confirm that I have a ...
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why some source code hidden behind 'username/password' on GitHub?

I can't see the source of deepfakes and can't clone. I always get prompted for login/password. I checked lots of other repositories and they are available (without account). I have no GitHub account ...
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GitHub activity feed does not display all entries

I'm wondering why some activities are not displayed in my feed. The doc says: The feed shows you events from people you follow and repositories you watch. Just yesterday, a colleague of mine ...
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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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What are GitHub's votes on black background?

In the above picture, where does the black +9 vote come from? How do I add a +1 like this? It is different from the comment reaction added recently to GitHub.
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Can I limit the data that the GitHub network graph shows?

I am using the GitHub network graph to analyze some of my repos. I would like to limit the data that the network graph shows to only the commits made inbetween two particular dates because those are ...
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How to keep relative links in GitHub subproject consistent in npmjs.org interface

The code of the npm package I'm developing belongs to a bigger repo, which contains a lot of different stuff. There's a README.md file with relative links to the documentation contained in the same ...
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When are empty organisation accounts cleared up?

There are many empty organisation accounts on GitHub (e.g. organisation) which takes just a name, but their repositories are empty, so they're not useful at all. Is there any point of time when they ...
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Maximum notifications per comment in GitHub

When using GitHub, I sometimes list several users with the @ sign to indicate that they should look at e.g. a pull request. The other day, I did this with about 20 people, and some of them were not ...
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Is there a way to link to a commit on GitHub without specifying repo path?

I am trying to automate links to commits in GitHub Enterprise from our issue tracking system (TargetProcess). The commit hash is already referenced in TP and I'd like to make it clickable so that it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to conditionally trigger a Github -> Slack push event webhook?

I'd like to setup a Github -> Slack webhook, so that when a commit with a certain message is pushed to a given branch on the Github repository, a message is posted to a Slack channel. I've checked ...
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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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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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Stop Gmail signature from showing up in GitHub issues when replying by email

My boss often likes to reply to posts on GitHub by email. Unfortunately, this causes both the automatically-quoted original message and his email signature to appear in the GitHub post, which takes up ...
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Can I see cross repository statistics in GitHub?

I often want to get a sense of the work developers on my team have done in the last week or two. Is there an application which lets me easily do things like: for an individual developer, across all ...
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How to see my recent “line notes” (comments left on other people's commits) in GitHub?

In GitHub, you can comment on other people's commits, they are called "line notes": How to see all of my recent line notes? I write many per day, and when I want to link to my notes later, it is ...
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What precautions to take on removing users from Github Enterprise?

I know that I should take ownership of any personal repositories (and gists, etc) they have that might contain company data before removal. However, what's the impact on repositories belonging to an ...
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Linking Javadoc Page from Github

I have been working on Github project Android-Commons. It is a collection of common Android Utilities. I have made documentation for Project code(See here). What I am facing issue is with I am not ...
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Integrate GitHub branches beginning with string in a Slack channel

Is it possible to create a GitHub integration for a Slack channel where it only posts changes on branches beginning with "some-string-*"?
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Sort GitHub pull requests by target branch

I receive many pull requests, each targeting either of 3+ branches (develop, freeze, hotfix-*). Before I release, I would like to check whether any pull request remains for the branch I want to ...
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How do I migrate projects from Unfuddle to GitHub?

Unfuddle just increased their prices, i.e. the Compact plan went from $24 to $39, and the Micro plan also went from $9 to $15. That's a non-negligible change. They also limited some of the features ...
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Github redirects me to “Sign out of GitHub” when I delete my account

I followed the delete account instruction on Github, and when I do the “delete account” action, Github always redirects me to a sign out page. Sign out of GitHub? You can always sign back in at ...
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Mirroring an external Git repository to GitHub?

If one has a Git repo situated somewhere else, is it possible (is there a feature in GitHub interface free/paid plans) to hold a reference at GitHub without the need to constantly push it?
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Is there a way to see the total number of clones for a repository on GitHub?

For now through 'traffic' it's possible to see some partial data, i.e. the number of clones in a two week interval but I haven't found a way to get the total number of clones for my own repo.
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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 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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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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Sorting github repositories by topic

I have many repositories in GitHub and I would like to somehow organize them by topic. I looked for a way to "tag" or to "group" repositories but did not find such an option. One option is to create, ...
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Github Metadata Tags

Is there a way to get a complete list of all available metadata tags for all Github repositories, or are these metadata tags created by users on an individual repository basis?
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Any hackpad-like front ends to github?

At work, we routinely use hackpads with LaTeX mathematics like hackmd.io for documents, but they should ultimately all land on github, so it'd be easier if they started there. Is there any similar ...
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Is it mandatory to have index.html file in repository to publish on GitHub Pages?

I tried to publish a site on GitHub using GitHub Pages, but it's showing only the repository name, nothing else. Do I have to put an index.html file?
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Can I Add Login Functionality To GitHub Pages To Avoid Spam On My Future Meme-sharing Website?

I would appreciate some help with a project I am making, a meme sharing website. I quickly ran into a few issues while designing it and one is a login function with a dedicated profile page and an ...
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How to find the computer used to commit to GitHub?

Is it possible to know which computer was used to make a commit on GitHub? We've got multiple computers and would like to find out what majority of the computers were used to contribute to 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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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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Does a private folder always stay as such on GitHub?

I am asking because I have a free account on GitHub as a student which it seems will expire over time and now I have a few private repositories. Will they become public?
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Filing GitHub repositories into folders?

I have several related GitHub repositories (all owned by my user) which I would like to file together into a folder. I can't find how on the GitHub UI - but is there some way to make it happen anyway?...
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Is it possible to preview a 'Squash and merge' on GitHub?

I have a pull request from branch new-files that contains contributions from multiple authors. Before I squash and merge this pull request into master, I would like to preview the squashed commit so ...
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How to have a better edit options in gist.github?

I started to create a toturial here: gist.github.com/stavalfi/1020abe20960c2daf215410da56250eb But the edit window is too small and I can't see the privew befor I commit the changes I did in the edit. ...