How to use Github as an User is often asked in comments by the users. Here is a very short guide on how to use Github as an user to use Open Source repositories. Almost all who develops Open Source Softwares uses GitHub as a free or paid repository. GitHub uses Git.
How to use Github as an User : Finding the Free Softwares
There is basically no need to open an account to only download any files. The homepage of GitHub is :
On the homepage chick the Advanced Search :
For basic needs, searching with terms or keyphrases is enough. For advanced usage Set the Search For to repositories and Language to your wanted one. These options are independent, you can use all, none or selectively.
How to use Github as an User : I found the Software but I can not download !
This is the basic reason to write this guide on how to use Github as an user ! Most can go up to the searching, but can not find it how to download the software as GitHub has a different interface.
Normally, if you need to use the software on FTP or on your computer, you have to download it in this way :
Click and download. Most usual things can be downloaded and used for an average user. For the Advanced users who needs to use GitHub from Command line interface, can use commands to wget it or clone it.