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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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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How to go exactly back when I “go back”

Long time ago when I clicked "go back" button in a browser, it instantly went back. Nowadays when many many have dynamic form based content Chrome, IE, Opera last time I checked, either asks "should 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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I want to remove Skype chat history from Outlook.com [migrated]

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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What was invented first, computer monitor or computer printer? What was the first output device for a computer? [closed]

What was invented first computer monitor or else computer printer? My question means, which was the first output device for a computer? And the same way what was the first input device for the ...
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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 ...
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Track down flash drives that my laptop has accessed

I have some personal information stored on my laptop, and I suspect that somebody had copied them onto an USB portable flash drive. Is there any method by which I can track down a list of flash drives ...
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How do you add non-IE browsing to Windows 7's Run history?

Back when I used Internet Explorer, Microsoft kindly logged the browsing history for me (until index.dat filled up, that is). Anyway, since my days of using IE by default, I have missed the ...
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Equivalent of bash's Ctrl-r in PowerShell

does anybody knows of a way to have the backward command search feature of bash [Ctrl-r] (and [Ctrl-o]) that are so useful, in windows powershell ? C-r is a more powerful arrow up history ...
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See who logged in to their Facebook account on my computer

Somebody has been on Facebook on my computer, and I would really like to find out who that person is. I see in my history that they logged me out my Facebook account, and logged again, presumably on ...
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How to see history of commands entered as superuser

Is there a way to see the commands that I entered in su mode? Similar to the ~/.bash_history? Where would this be located?
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Firefox prevent history deletion [duplicate]

I am using Firefox 24 and my history gets truncated constantly without confirmation. I want to have Firefox remember every website I have been on and not delete it after a few months. The following ...
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Stop browser recording history for a particular website [duplicate]

Is there any way I can prevent the browser to record the history for a particular website with the help of a plugin(as I can't find any)? As I don't think there's any inbuilt feature for doing this ...
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How to delete skype chat history stored on hotmail/live/outlook.com?

Please note, I'm not talking about the skype chat history on the skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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Skype chat history and web browsing history [closed]

In an office work place, can a network admin have access to my Skype chat history and web browsing history without logging in to my pc since all pc's are connected with the same network?
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Deactivate the history feature in my jabber client or server

I use Psi as Jabber client with Prosody as Jabber server. I found that my client or my server is storing my old messages by clicking in the menu of a Psi chat window at the Message History label. ...
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Search text of webpages using browser history in chrome?

I've seen this question already: Full text Search of browser history, through the browser Chrome does this if you go to the History view and enter a query in the search box there. And I remember it ...
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Terminal history in auto-completion

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason there is no terminal history (hitting the up arrow for the previous command), nor is there auto-completion (hitting the tab key). These wonderful ...
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How to set up Firefox to absolutely never to delete any history items?

Is there a way to set up Firefox in a way that it absolutely never removes any items from its history (automatically)? In the past maybe there were a 'keep all history items', then you could set it ...
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How to avoid Firefox overwriting visit date in history?

In firefox in Ctrl+B library, there is history. For each webpage the history items lists name, tags, location, visit date, visit count, etc. My problem if that I revisit a page it overwrites visit ...
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What does an operating system look like without a shell?

A shell like the bash or command.com (up to Windows ME) or CMD.EXE (in later versions) provides an interface that (among other things) accepts commands from the user. What does an operating system ...
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Is there a way to “rewind” the effects of updating a page?

I'm using Firefox (favorite browser), and I'd like to have an ability to go back in time and reverse the effects of consecutive F5's, so that I could see what changed, and what I might be missing. It ...
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Possible to have a separate bookmarks bar in Firefox's navigation toolbar?

I have A LOT of bookmarks, and so I've opted to have the location bar only show bookmarks to decrease clutter/number of results. However, it's starting to get frustrating having to manually search ...
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Skype chats and missed calls keep reappearing

I have Skype 4.2.0.11 on Ubuntu 12.04 I have a recurring problem that a set of skype chats and missed calls keep reappearing as notifications when I startup skype, even though I delete them every ...
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Save browsing history in IE8 in text format

I want to save browsing history for a certain day (Wednesday) from Internet Explorer 8 in text format. I tried doing copy/paste from the history box in IE8, but it doesn't copy anything. I was able ...