Can I See If Someone Cloned My Repo

Can you see how many times a repo has been cloned?

If your project is on GitHub, navigate again to the “Traffic” page. You can use the clone graph to see how many times your project has been cloned on a given day, broken down by total clones and unique cloners. If usage is low compared to the number of people discovering your project, there are two issues to consider.

Can you see who downloaded your repo?

That does not seem to be possible. You only have statistics, but not on downloads (unless you are talking about downloads of the releases associated with your project), or on clones of your repo.

Can people see who viewed your GitHub?

You have no way to see who has checked out your repository using standard git commands such as git clone , but you can see who has forked your repository on GitHub using the Network Graph Visualizer.

How does GitHub fork work?

A fork is a copy of a repository that you manage. Forks let you make changes to a project without affecting the original repository. You can fetch updates from or submit changes to the original repository with pull requests.

What is unique visitors in GitHub?

Unique visitors refers to the number of individual users who have visited your repository and these are only counted once, regardless of how many times they visit the repo. Cloners refers to people to have cloned or downloaded a copy of your code from GitHub.

Can I make a forked repo private?

The short answer is: Do a bare clone of the public repo. Create a new private one. Do a mirror push to the new private one.

What happens when you fork a repo?

A fork is a copy of a repository. Forking a repository allows you to freely experiment with changes without affecting the original project.

What does Watchers mean on GitHub?

“Watchers” are Github users who have asked to be notified of activity in a repository, but have not become collaborators. Watching a repository is similar to following an RSS feed to see changes. Metric Calculation. Forks, pulls, and commits are counted by the Git software running on the Github servers.

What is a bare clone?

From the manual page for git clone –bare : Also the branch heads at the remote are copied directly to corresponding local branch heads, without mapping them to refs/remotes/origin/. When this option is used, neither remote-tracking branches nor the related configuration variables are created.

What is git — bare?

A bare Git repository is typically used as a Remote Repository that is sharing a repository among several different people. You don’t do work right inside the remote repository so there’s no Working Tree (the files in your project that you edit), just bare repository data. And that’s it.