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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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How can I prevent my login sessions 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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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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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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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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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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How can I get rid of <branchname> has recent pushes <time> ago on GitHub?

I have multiple branches on GitHub and all have similar priorities, like I don't intend on merging them and it is supposed to be kept as separate. But when I make a new branch and add some changes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Github: Search repo at commit/tag/branch

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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GitHub account is public but if you search it's not showing

I have new GitHub account and if I search my name on Google it's not showing anything. I tried using my name and adding GitHub on the end but still nothing should I post it on Google search console or ...
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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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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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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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How to go back to the old UI on GitHub

It looks like Microsoft has just toggled a new look and feel for GitHub that just recently was available in Feature preview section. Is there an option to switch it back to the old UI? It looks like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Add a note/comment to a GitHub pull request, before the request has been opened

I'm looking for a way to add a note to a pull request on GitHub but in advance of the branch being ready to have the pull request created/opened. My use case here is that I want to add some notes for ...
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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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A problem with my GitHub commit date and time

I created my repository 15 hours ago and made my commits the same time but the time close to my commits says 9 hours ago and the time I’m on the repository says “Updated 15 hours ago” please what does ...
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Change github repo settings on many repositories at once

Is there a way to change the repository settings in bulk? For a microservices application there are often many individual git repos on github, and changing something like "Automatically delete ...
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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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