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A basic pygithub3 example that shows how to get all the public and PRIVATE repos of a github user
#!/usr/bin/env python3
# This python script allows you to get all public and private repos of a given user (either by their name or by their OAuth token)
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# For me, the intended use of this example is to use it backup all my repos to my machine (just in case :p)
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# Usage:
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# First install dependency using command: pip3 install pygithub3 --user
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# Now copy paste your github token at line 15 as an argument (you CAN also use it like this: ....Github("my_github_username", "my_github_password")
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# run this script like this: python3 get-private-repos-from-github.py
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# and the output should be, that it'll print all the clone urls for the repos a given user has.
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# you can do a lot more stuff with this, just read the pygithub3 docs.
import pygithub3
def main():
gh = pygithub3.Github("<YOUR_GITHUB_API_OAUTH_ACCESS_TOKEN_HERE>")
repos_list = []
for repo in gh.get_user().get_repos():
repos_list.append(repo.clone_url)
print(repos_list)
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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@cyfrost cyfrost commented Mar 30, 2019

This script at it's most basic level just prints the clone_url of all repos (including organization and the user's private repos as well).

A lot more can be done but this example intends to stay basic. Maybe you want to just do a git clone url or something like that.

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