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What GitHub repo do I fork to contribute to bugs?

I have recently found an old bug on meta pages. I want to look into contributing a fix in the code. Since SE seems to be developed on GitHub, I want to know which GitHub repo governs the site, since ...
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Could login with GitHub be added?

This question seems to be asked already some years ago: Login with Github? Then it was said the option is not important, no open-id in github etc. However now, with the end of OpenId support, it ...
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Which community to ask for advice about which versioning software to use for particular project type?

I am doing a Master's thesis and trying to decide the best way to organize my MATLAB data processing files. I want to ask for advice on the best versioning system to use. What would be the ...
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Can't Login to Stack Overflow using Github

It's been a few years since I've logged into stack overflow, and I used to log into Stack Overflow by using the "Login with Github" option. This option does not seem to be there anymore. Is there a ...
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GitHub Atom feeds for new releases or commits don't work in chat

GitHub provides Atom Feeds for various kinds of things like commits, releases, pull requests, etc. For a chat-room that is specifically dedicated to software, like our chat-room for the Mathematica ...
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How to insert 'Emoji' in stackexchange posts? [duplicate]

It had been some times I joined Stackoverflow. And it is really a massive stage for knowledge sharing. Stackexchange posts support Markdown syntax. In GitHub Markdown we can insert Emoji. Like if we ...
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Wanted Stack Exchange's markdown editor for github.com/slack.com

I would like to have the same WYSIWYG markdown editor as the one on Stack Exchange's websites. The most wanted feature is the keyboard shortcuts like ctrl+k to add backticks around selection, ctrl+l ...
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Linking to Github in the register form thinks it's successful even when I close the access request popup

In Careers, if I click the Github linking button, and then simply close the access request popup, the icon changes its state from ready to successful even despite the Github authentication not being ...
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Contributions to a GitHub repository not showing in my Careers profile

I have contributed some code to Idris, but that is hidden in my Careers profile. It says it couldn't find any commits. How come?
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Careers: “Waiting for data from GitHub”

I have added several GitHub projects to my Careers profile, but 2 of them (1, 2) are not displayed on the public profile. In edit mode, it says: Waiting for data from GitHub... This project will be ...
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Careers: GitHub import stuck

I added multiple projects from GitHub to my careers profile but one project is stuck at “Waiting for data from GitHub...”, so it won't be displayed on my public profile. I already tried deleting the ...
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Github URL not copied from original profile after joining a new SE site

I have set a Github URL on Stack Overflow (my oldest SE profile). After joining a new site in the Stack Exchange network (Vi), I noticed that most of my profile was copied, except for the link to my ...
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Careers is eating my GitHub API rate limit

Sometimes, when I make requests to the GitHub API I see this error: { "message": "API rate limit exceeded for IonicaBizau.", "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3/#rate-limiting" }...
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Careers is not showing repository that I contributed as collaborator [duplicate]

I went through this question posted previously here: I can't add a GitHub project in Careers 2.0 because I'm "just" an author I am collaborator for this repository. Will there be an ...
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One-box repositories, issue tickets and such on GitHub in the chat

GitHub links are posted in chat quite frequently, but the support of the appearance is somewhat poor: <html><head><link rel="stylesheet" href="http://cdn-chat.sstatic.net/chat/css/...
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careers profile does not handle renaming of GitHub repos properly

After renaming a project on GitHub the following happens: After hitting update in my profile (/import/github/{userid}) I will see the old(-named) repository alongside the newer version and need to ...
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Careers doesn't allow Github Organization Repos

I've got a repo that I contribute to within an Organization that I administer. I'm trying to add it to careers, but it won't allow it. Is this on purpose? I don't really want to fork it to my personal ...
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Adding a new Github organization in the S.O Careers?

I have a StackOverflow careers profile and I already linked my GitHub profile with my S.O.C. profile. But since then, I created a new Repository that I'd like to add to my S.O.C profile. If I go to "...
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careers.stackoverflow.com should allow multiple bitbucket profiles [duplicate]

It's not uncommon to have multiple profiles on bitbucket and/or belong to multiple teams. For example to be part of the company team as well as having a separate blog profile (for demo projects) and a ...
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Best practice 'etiquette' for suggesting a bugfix to GitHub repo? [closed]

I wanted to ask if Stack Overflow has an appropriate place to suggest bugfixes to, for example, a Python package with source code available in GitHub? Would this be something worth posting an SO ...
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Creating a Stack Exchange repository on GitHub

I have a suggestion. My friend is a member on UnixHub, not me. I took a look at it and I noticed that they have a GitHub repository. I thought: why don't we create a user called StackExchange on ...
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Careers should allow me to add external (authored but not owned) GitHub projects under “other”

On Careers, when you try to add open source GitHub entries, it shows you repos which you own or are owned by an organization which you collaborate on. However, one cannot add user owned GitHub ...
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Oneboxing Github Repos [duplicate]

In chat, there have been several times that we have passed around links to Github repos, to access others' code and resources. Could theses be oneboxed, possibly just including the person's username, ...
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What's acceptable practice for Stack Overflow code review for several source files, GitHub?

I have some code that I want to put on Stack Overflow for a code review. What is the best way to handle multiple files? Should I just ask a question and put a link to a public GitHub repository? ...
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Any way to massively edit broken GitHub Twitter Bootstrap links?

Twitter Bootstrap was moved from the Twitter organization to the TWBS organization. This has resulted in numerous broken links all over the Internet, and it would be nice if GitHub did something about ...
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Stackoverflow Careers Site not pulling all Github open source contributions [duplicate]

When I click the Github button under Open Source Contributions, I only see my own repos and a couple of the repos that I have made contributions to; there are about 5+ other repos that I have made ...
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GitHub importing broken?

I'm trying to add my GitHub profile to my existing Careers profile. Chrome warns of an endless redirect loop in the target page.
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What site is good for github questions?

Not git, but GitHub... single or multiple repositories, GitHub-style docs, etc.
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Incorrect display of Russian characters in Careers

In my Careers profile Russian characters display incorrectly in the data imported from Google Code and Github. But in the data imported from LinkedIn, Russian characters display correctly. Can you ...
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careers.stackoverflow.com linked to the wrong github account

I recently signed up for careers.stackoverflow.com and it linked to my work github.com account and not my personal one. Problem is that I can't relink it back to my personal github.com account. I ...
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In Careers: GitHub Repositories Limited to 30?

This appears to be a similar issue to: Import Github is not showing all my public repositories It appears this is now limited to 30 repositories when importing from GitHub. Could this be due to ...
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Authenticate to Stack Exchange using GitHub

I've seen sign in methods using GitHub as an authentication provider, for example c9.io: (AWS Cloud9) Is it possible to authenticate into Stack Exchange using this method? At the moment there's ...
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How to re-add GitHub repo after accidental removal from Careers profile?

I have accidentally removed a GitHub project from my Careers 2.0 profile. When I tried to add it again, it was still marked as on my profile and there was no way to add it again. Pressing update did ...
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If there's an “add all my repositories”, there should be a “remove all my repositories”

On my Stack Overflow Careers profile page, I was trying to add a new GitHub repository, which wasn't showing up on the list, so I clicked "update/add all my repositories". That was a mistake - the ...
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Remove Github Repos from Careers Profile

I connected my careers account to my github repos. However I only have forked projects there where I am not a project member, so I have no description or ownership for them. Now I want to remove ...
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How to remove an existing GitHub link to a Careers profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Careers 2.0 doesn't have the option to log out from GitHub So, I clicked on the "Add Github" link, but confirmed before I realized that I was logged into the wrong GitHub ...
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Make the Remove repository button more visible on the Careers site

I can see buttons to Add and Update my repos with my profile... but no where to remove them. I think users should be given the ability to remove repositories from their public profile after they have ...
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Change github user link [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Careers 2.0 doesn't have the option to log out from GitHub I accidentally linked my Careers account to the wrong github username. I revoked access in github, but now I can'...
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Manual open source import rejects GitHub projects, even foreign ones

The "Add Other Open Source Project" link rejects any GitHub link referring to the GitHub import. Unfortunately, many GitHub projects to which you might have contributed could not be added from the ...
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GitHub link on careers.stackoverflow.com is broken

On http://careers.stackoverflow.com/cv/edit/49504 I click 'My profile', and then 'add github' The link points to http://careers.stackoverflow.com/import/githubauth/writing/49504, but this quickly ...
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I can't add a GitHub project in Careers 2.0 because I'm “just” an author

I am involved in a project on GitHub that is not mine. Nevertheless, my team added me to the project as author. On Careers 2.0, I am only able to add project I created (so within my "namespace"), or ...
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In Careers 2.0 how many repos needed to create a profile

how many repos are needed in git hub to be able to create a profile, I have 5 2 repos in github, but is not enough, I get We had a look at your GitHub activity but it didn’t quite meet our ...
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GitHub organization projects on careers.stackoverflow.com

I am one of the lead developers on a couple of packages on GitHub, but these are under GitHub organizations that I belong to rather than directly under my username. Is there an easy way for me to add ...
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Error on Careers showing the “display more” link when there are more than 3 github projects listed

I thought about adding this as a comment to Feedback wanted: link GitHub projects to SO Careers profile but since this is a UI bug, I thought it was a big enough deal for its own question. When a ...
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Feedback wanted: link GitHub projects to SO Careers profile

We just deployed the ability to add GitHub projects to your Stack Overflow Careers profile. Before announcing it to the world, we thought we'd see what you all think. If you have a GitHub account ...