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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Expanding the “other devices” history in Google Chrome

When I open the History in Chrome on my work computer after having spent the morning on my home computer, I'd expect to see a long list of recent tabs from the home machine as well. Instead, I see ...
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Quickest way to delete history in google chrome? [duplicate]

There are 2 situations that I would like to happen Delete all history from this day only Delete entire history since the beginning How do I quickly do that? Maybe a shortcut command or a one click ...
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Anyone really understand Windows File History in Windows 10?

Just wondering if anyone truly understands Windows File History? I have scoured the web for over a month reading every post, article, comment, and snippet I can find on anything related to Windows ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from deleting history [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to make it so history in Google Chrome can be saved to view but cannot be deleted. I figured out denying write but allowing read permissions to the history file will ...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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Getting the list of command history using Clink

I recently installed Clink and I'm quite happy with the history being kept in between session and the ability to search history using Ctrl+R / Ctrl-S. However, I would very much like to have access ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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Recover Chrome history

Today I reinstalled my computer and I want to recover my history from before the reinstallation. I logged into my Google account and I checked my history, but there I found history only from my phone. ...
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List site history by domain?

Is there a way in Firefox to group and count history by domain? I'd like to see where I've been at a glance and be able to purge it.
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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File history drive disconnected

So I was just sitting around watching youtube videos, and this error message popped up. What in the world is this? I have never seen this problem before. Thanks.
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Chrome, recover history in incognito before tab closing

as many articles here said, google chrome removes history in incognito mode only when last incognito table is closed. So from this comes my question, is here posibility to access this history (when ...
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How i can restore my skype chat history after system reinstallation?

Is there way to restore skype chat history after system reinstallation or history cleaning? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Backup chat history from Viber on Android or Viber on Desktop

I'm curious how to back up user history (with icons, photos, time and everything) from Viber installed on Android or Android on my Desktop. The best way I guess would be exporting it as html with ...
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Firefox sort history based on time

Sadly it only seems possible to sort history on date After collecting all sites of today (way too many) Firefox orders the history alphabetically. I want to sort only on time and date. Like with ...
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How to make bash keep most frequently used history entries for ever?

Duplicates are already turned off, but that's not enough (I feel like I have to enter commands too often). Assume I have a capacity of 2000 entries of by bash history and a command which I used very ...
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LInux csh shell: gaining full command history

I am trying to retrieve some recent commands which I entered using the csh shell in Linux. However, when attempting to use the history command and various combinations of flags I am unable to view ...
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Working with Box Sync, is there an easy way to diff to previous versions?

I am used to diff text files using tools like P4Merge or WinMerge. Now I have to work with box.com and Box Sync. I want to diff my current file to a previous version. Do I have to go to the web ...
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Can a school network administrator see app search history? [closed]

Quick question, If your college network is monitored by a network admistrator, I know they can see safari browsing history and traffic, but let's say you are using the tumblr or facebook app on an ...
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Windows PowerShell - How to view commands history date/time

I want to list entered commands in Windows PowerShell with their respective timestamps. How can I do it with Get-History command? Also if that isn't doable then please show me a way to check which ...
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How do I re-sync Google Chrome's URL bar suggestions with my history?

Chrome has a bug: Visit a URL in Chrome Delete that entry from your history Start typing that URL into the URL bar Expected behavior: the full URL is not suggested. Actual behavior: the full URL ...
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Where can I download Google's full browsing history?

Google's signed-in devices (can) sync browsing history, as explained here. I tried to use Takeout to download it, but it only seems to offers Search history. Where can I find this data?
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How can I stop Google searches from showing in the omnibox?

Is there a way to prevent Google searches from auto-filling in the omnibox? I used to be able to get around this by first going to Google and doing my search from there but after having to reinstall ...
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What is the background of the program segmentation? [closed]

Each program is separated into several segments like: code segment data segment stack segment heap segment But who was responsible for that progression? The compiler and linker has to support that ...
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Chrome browser history preventing url redirect

I changed my CNAME from domain.com to www.domain.com. I added a URL redirect that forwards domain.com to www.domain.com. I am facing an issue due to Chrome's browser history cache. If I visit ...
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How to remove suggestions from awesome bar in Firefox

I recently deleted my entire history and bookmarks. When filling in a link in the awesome bar it still seems to remember sites I went to (and typo's in them). Moving to them and pressing delete also ...
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In Nautilus, how do we make sure that the current device used shows up?

I would like to always see the current device at the top of a window. It is in the history at the top, but Nautilus sometimes only show the last fragments in the path - the device is hidden. So, I ...
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How can I delete Intellij's local history for a single file?

I used IntelliJ to edit some external keys that shouldn't be stored on this machine, and so after reverting the changes, I want to delete the history (which contains the keys). Can that be done for a ...
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Google Chrome not showing first visit of sites

In Google Chrome, it used to be that when I clicked on the site icon to the left-hand side of the URL, the "Connection" tab would report when I first visited the currently displayed website. I also ...
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How do I search my browser history in Microsoft Edge?

That's it. "How do I search my browser history in Microsoft Edge?" I have searched Microsoft support and community pages but I still don't know.
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Accidentally partially deleted home directory . . . Killed with ctl-c, which file is corrupted?

I was running some software in my home directory (last time I do that!). Stupid config file asks what directory I wanted to put my output files. I accidently used ~/ as my output directory. It ...
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10.8.5 - How to configure Chrome to save “0” pages in history?

I can not find a setting concerning history other than to Delete All, etc. How do I to stop Chrome from saving all pages visited? Default to 100 sites vs. 10.
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How to check how many DVDs were burnt on a specified date on Vista? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there is a way to check how many DVDs were burnt on a given date. Maybe there are any records being made each time a DVD is being burnt? Thanks in advance for your help.
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How many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used?

I'm looking for a way to get to know how many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used (DVD(s) burning). I'm running Windows Vista. The program used to burn DVD(s) doesn't create any ...
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Did Windows ipconfig track visited websites while private browsing?

I found this simple tip about how to list DNS entries or visited websites in Windows by typing in the command line: ipconfig /displaydns > dnslist.txt My question is the visited websites in ...
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Is it Possible to get list of commands i typed in dos prompt? [duplicate]

I would like to search my own CMD history. we could browse within the same session, you can browse it with the up and down arrow keys but what about the history of former CMD sessions? Is there a ...
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How can I delete single URL search auto complete entry in Chrome?

I use Chrome by typing directly into the URL text box to search for things. I program in C# and one day I made the awful mistake of pressing / instead of shift and the search became “C/#.” From that ...
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How do i change the order of websites that appear in firefox address bar?

Recently my history got frozen and it won't get updated (the history menu last 15 visited websites) so i have cleared some history and now my address bar websites got screwed up showing unneeded ...
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Understand structure of Chrome User Profile data to Transfer to new PC/ OS & avoid Settings corruption Error?

Older answers are not working so I'm including things that may work in pieces. Chrome Version: 44.0.2403.155 m - 44.0.2403.157 m I used to be able to copy entire Chrome User Profile\Default from OS ...
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Bash History Not Preserved Between Terminal Sessions on Mac

My bash history mysteriously stopped working, and I have no idea how to fix it. This is what my .bashrc looks like: HISTSIZE=500 HISTFILESIZE=500 HISTFILE=$HOME/.bash_history However, when i ...
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Internet Explorer 11 remove frequent sites history

When I open a new tab in IE 11, a new tab page opens just fine but I also get a popup box showing the last 10 addresses. I try to clear log, no change. I try private browsing, no change. I try clean ...
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Rewrite browsing history and sessions after website changes domain

A website that I visit often has changed its domain name (old.example.com -> new.example.com). How can I easily rewrite all entries in Firefox's history and sessions (active tabs), as if the website ...
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Delete Google History including searches and browsing activity

Your searches and browsing activity are saved in your Web & App Activity when it's turned on and you're signed in to your Google Account. You're in control of what's saved, and you can delete it ...
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Stop PowerShell from sharing command history between simultaneous instances

Let's say I have two PowerShell instances open simultaneously. If I type a command in one of those instances, hit enter, switch to the other one and hit "up", the command I previously typed appears ...
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Internet History Eraser [duplicate]

If I plug my work laptop back into the work network, can they view internet history from non-network wireless use? I've deleted the history in the standard fashion.
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Where can I see my downloads history in Internet Explorer 10?

Is there any database or file that saves all the downloads history in Internet Explorer 10? Something like index.dat that contains all the visits history in Internet Explorer or like downloads.sqlite ...
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is browser history part of google profile?

I have been using chrome on a machine I no longer have access to. I would like to access my browsing history. I had assumed it would be downloadable on google takeout along with eg location history ...
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bash: history -a not writing unless HISTFILE already has text

Problem statement I've been following numerous examples for doing creative things with bash history along the lines of: # simplified example PROMPT_COMMAND='history -a; history -c; history -r' ... ...
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The full web browsing history of my home computer has fully got synced into my office computer web browser [duplicate]

I use Google chrome at my office and at my home. Today I discovered that all the websites I did brows yesterday at home, all of the histories are present at my office computer's Google chrome browser. ...
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Clearing just cache without removing history, saved credentials

I recently started using Google Chrome browser. It looks good, but I get confused with "Clear browsing data" setting (see image below). My question: How to I clear only cached files without ...