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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Chapter 6. Exploring the User and Repository Settings

In this chapter, we will explore the most common and essential settings of a user and a repository.

As a user, there is a lot of information you can set up in your user settings page, such as associating more than one e-mail to your account, adding multiple SSH keys, or setting up two-factor authentication.

Similarly, some functionalities of a repository can be set up via its settings page. For example, you can enable or disable the wiki pages, or completely disable the issue tracker.

User settings

You can visit your user's settings page by navigating through the web interface (under your avatar's drop-down list) or visit https://github.com/settings/profile directly:

For example, here is how my ...

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