History often refers to the list of webpages viewed in a browser or commands used in a particular program. History is often used for undo/redo or back/forward functionality in programs of all kinds.

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Increasing the number of history items in firefox's history panel

Firefox displays the 15 most recently visited sites in its history panel (cf. figure). I'd like to see more, so I can easily scroll through that list rather than having to click "Show All History". I ...
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Make Chrome prioritize history results over search suggestions in omnibox

On multiple occassions yesterday, I visited a website that had a word startlocal in it's title. Today, when I entered startlocal in the omnibox, I expected that website as a suggestion. Instead, I got ...
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Can we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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Can the router owner access a user's internet history?

I share the internet bill with my downstairs neighbor, but the router is in his house and legally belongs to him. Can he access my internet history? If so, how can I block him or protect me from him ...
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Where I can find Chrome local history? [duplicate]

I'm using Chrome as the default browser on all my devices (laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone, etc.), and on all of them I'm logged in with my Google account. It happens that I did't use my laptop so ...
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Complete yum history

When I run yum history I get a list of the last 20 yum operations. If I didn't clean my history, is there a way to get a full list? Does yum only keep track of the last 20 operations? Is there a ...
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Strange Browsing History - infected or clicked on a bad link?

Today, I was somehow redirected to a porn site and upon closer inspection of my browsing history, I see four URLs which I did not intentionally visit but may have been a redirect from one to the other ...
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Bash prompt command being overwritten when invoking history/deleting command

My Bash prompt clears itself when deleting the text after it or going too far in the history. When logging in, the prompt looks normal. There are white brackets around a colored username and then a ...
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Google Chrome save visited links

I want to save my browsing history, but it looks like Google Chrome isn't really concerned about browsing history. As far as i know it deletes history older than a month, and when i look in ...
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Getting someone else's browsing history

If I was interested in knowing what someone else was browsing, could I boot up to a Linux LiveUSB and copy the file off of their computer where Internet Explorer saves history, brink it back to my ...
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delete history matching ip address?

In chrome history, I search for the ip address I want to remove (e.g. 192.168.2) and it lists all the history matching that address. I then click the first item, shift-click the last item to select ...
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Chrome extension for erasing recent history with one click

Is there a Google Chrome extension for erasing recent history with one click from the toolbar? I'm currently using History Eraser, but it's currently a 3-4 click process to clear my history for the ...
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tmux shows weirdly encoded history on OSX

If I do the "history" command in tmux, I get a really weird result. Anyone got a hint on what to do to get normal output? The output looks like this: 477 ◆┬▒⎺▒└☃◆ 478 c▒├ ◆┬▒⎺▒└☃◆ 479 ...
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How to get a comprehensive listing of all URLs accessed during a web browsing session?

By "comprehensive" I mean all URLs: not only those listed by the typical browser's history function, which I'll refer to as the "primary" URLs, but also all those other URLs accessed by the browser in ...
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Chrome extension that permanently displays the history of a tab?

I am looking for an extension that would display for each tab, its history like this: [history(-3)] [history(-2)] [[history(-1)] The motivation is that sometimes when I come back to the browser ...
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Displaying timestamp in Google Chrome browsing history

Google Chrome allows to view the browsing history. Is there any way to display a more complete timestamp i.e. having the hour, minute and second instead of having just the date?
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Firefox 29 - how do I delete history entries visited fewer than x times

Context: I've been using my Firefox profile for a couple of years now. My history file has become huge, naturally. I got Firefox Sync set up between my main desktop PC and my laptop. HW configs: ...
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bash autocompletion + command history using sudosh on AIX

We configured sudosh on AIX as login shell with /usr/bin/bash as their default shell. All is working fine except bash autocompletion and command history are not working anymore. TAB is TAB, arrows ...
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Where is Internet Explorer 10 history stored?

I'm using Windows7 64 and Internet Explorer 10. I find a strange thing about my IE history: I can search history for certain pages and they show, but they are not in any of those "View by Date", ...
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Why does ` (backtick) not appear until after I press another key?

On Stackexchange sites I quite often have to use the backtic which can be got at usually as the key beside 1 (left side ) however when I press it the first time the ` doesn't appear until I press it ...
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Lotus SameTime Chat History

How do I get to yesterday's SameTime chat? A guy sent me a URL yesterday via Lotus SameTime. I saved the chat. Today, I opened Lotus SameTime. I clicked on File → Open Chat History and this is all I ...
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Adding URLs to firefox visited history links

Is there any way to add links to firefox history like bookmarks? I want Firefox remember those as visited links without opening them
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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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How to manually modify a group of firefox history links, preferably by some text editor

This question refers to FireFox v25 in my case. A Wiki Workspace used by me, changed its name from https://wikis.mycompany.com/teamcollab/wiki/MyProduct+Alpha+QA:Test+Automation to ...
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How do I view a specific date in my Google Chrome history?

I was looking for a specific page and found it in my history search, but I can't see the entry in the context of how I found the page in the first place. I tried to search by date (the only metadata I ...
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Is it possible to retrieve history after deleted from Google Chrome?

Is there any way to get back or retrieve history in Google Chrome after the history is cleared ?
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How to read current history of a still logged in user?

I currently have a root SSH session on a Debian Wheezy server, and I see that another user is currently logged in (with an unprivileged account). As the user is still logged in, the command history is ...
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Setting up an IRC server with persistent chat history and timestamps on Raspbian?

I have bought a Raspberry Pi which I intend to use as a 24/7 IRC server, probably using IRCD-Hybrid. Ideally, this server would have a persistent chat history (where new people joining the channel(s?) ...
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How can I access the history list in FoxIt Reader?

In Preferences → History, Foxit Reader has the settings Maximum number of documents in history list and Maximum number of documents in Recent Documents list. The former can be set as high as 200, and ...
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LibreOffice 4.2.1.1: do not display list of recent documents

Today I installed LibreOffice 4.2.1.1. When opening LO, it displays a list of recent documents with screenshots, similar to Firefox and Chrome. I don't want this. How can I disable this setting?
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how to access deleted browser history using chrome on windows 7 [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted my chrome browsing history. Is there anyway I can recover it? I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate (2009)
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Win8 Event Viewer

I recently followed the answer on this site "Uninstalled Programs History...". That opened several hours of experimentation with Event Viewer. My question; Why are there many installed programs ...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to IE?

I switched to Google Chrome for about two months to try it out (on Windows 8.1) and now I am switching back to IE. I can't be opening up Chrome every time I need to access my history. I also get ...
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Why does IE8 running on XP and Win7 Virtual Machine deletes the history while browsing the same site with javascript routing?

I am using sammy.js with my asp.net mvc web application for client-side routing so as to provide single page user experience. I have created a demo application which works fine in IE9+ and other ...
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What is meant by distributed architecture in the context of old fashioned 1960s mainframes?

Here it says the CDC 6600 had a distributed architecture. It had a distributed architecture (central scientific processor supported by ten very fast peripheral machines) Can anyone elaborate on ...
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File History not working Windows 8.1

I have file history turned on yet no data is saved. When I turn FH off and then on I get an error message: "File History has found files that are encrypted with Encrypting File System, on a network ...
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firefox history won't delete

I am trying to delete firefox history and it is hanging. Just trying to delete the "older than 6 months" folder and it hangs. Any other way to get at it? thanks for your considered reply, gm
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Correct date not printed for Bash history command [duplicate]

When using the history command, it shows the same date for every entry. I need to find the correct date for commands run several weeks or months ago. How can this be done? Sample current output: $ ...
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How to unify History from Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

I'm using Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Each for different things. Is it possible to somehow "unify" browsing history from bouth of these browsers so that sites I have visited while on ...
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Git Extensions takes over 1.5 minutes to show a diff of a merge commit due to the diff with parent feature

Git Extensions diff is slow when looking at the diff of a merge commit between two branches that have significantly diverged due to the diff with parent being shown. The diff with parent was added a ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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How can I use bash history to run a command using arguments from history?

How can I use the bash history to run a command with the arguments from a command in the history? I know that I can use !! to rerun the last command, but how can I run a new command with those ...
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Router/gateway that keeps a rolling history of websites visited?

I am looking for a wireless (A)DSL modem router/gateway that keeps a history of websites visited through the router? If it could store a few weeks of history at a time, that would be great. There's a ...
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Google Chrome history

There's a bug, I think, in the way Chrome manages its history. When I clear the history with CCleaner, I can open Chrome and see that History is blank. However, as soon as I start browsing the web a ...
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How to Eradicate and uninstall a software completely and delete its history?

I installed a kind of ebook reader to read specific books which I download from a website with specific file format ! it isn't so important ! but the important part is this : I must enter a username ...
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backing up Google Chrome's click history to transfer to another computer

I want to be able to transfer Google Chrome's click history, that is, I want the Chrome installation in my new computer to show the links (for example, google search results) that I have visited ...
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How to clear all history and disable all plugins and extensions in FireFox 26.0

I'm trying to fix a problem viewing Yahoo and when I went to disable all plugins and clear everything stored I noticed a few surprising things 1) All pages still appear the same even with add-ons ...
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How to find users' Internet Explorer history on Terminal Server (Windows 2008 R2)

So I need to see histories for dozens of agents on TS. Where IE stores that, and is there any easier way then going manually to each users folder? Thanks.
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View Windows 8 File History deltas

Summary: the regular Windows File History viewer shows the user what files will be restored at a given date. Instead, I would like to see what's changed between any 2 restore dates. Preferably ...
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Git - rebasing a file into past history of that file

Lets us say I have a file filename in a git repository in subirectory dir1 with a history something like this: v7 --- v8 --- v9 --- v10 The file is part of a larger repository with various ...