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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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 ...
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Chrome recently closed tabs are gone

I'm using Google Chrome for Windows 8.1 64 bit and what I do is I love to stack tabs. I always have 200-250 tabs in 4-5 different chrome. Thing is when I restart or close the browser I always had ...
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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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PowerShell ISE open previous files

How can I configure PowerShell ISE so that it will open tabs for each file that was previously opened when I closed it? This is particularly helpful since I typically come back to work on the same ...
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How to prevent zsh from expanding history when space bar is pressed?

I would like to use the expansion mv 'foo bar' !#:1:s^\ ^-^ to produce the command mv 'foo bar' 'foo-bar'. However when I press the space bar, zsh assumes I've finished typing the expansion, leaving ...
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Force Chrome to keep history longer than 10 weeks

I am looking for a way to have Chrome keep my history for longer than 10 weeks. The main functionality I am looking for is the ability to see hyperlinks displayed in purple for websites that I've ...
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Adding URL's to Firefox History (Mac)

A site that I visit often changed from http:// to https://. I prefer not visiting the same pages on the site, and use the "Visited" add-on to keep from doing that. Now my history is incorrect because ...
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Create an hidden location for HIstory [firefox]

I have got a desktop computer XP with Firefox 38.0.1 How to create another location [a second location] for Firefox history so that when someone deletes it closing Firefox automatically and/or ...
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Where can I view IO device history in Windows (8/7)?

Essentially I need to view the IO devices that have been connected/disconnected in the past, and when they'd been connected. If such logs don't exist, how can I record them? I was able to find ...
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How to have call history list with latest first

How can I reverse the call history display order in Skype? Currently the newest addition goes to the bottom, I would like to have the latest at the top and oldest at the bottom.
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SSH retain history of machines

I tend to ssh into alot of machines. What is the simplest way to recall them ? For example, is there a command such as ssh --history Which might print something like tuesday april 18 12:00 ...
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Non-linear “forward” button in Firefox

Short version Can I modify the forward-button in Firefox to access multiple different forward-locations? Problem description Suppose I am currently visiting website A. Now, I perform the following ...
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View Google Chrome history on current device only

In Google Chrome 42, it is combining a user's history from home to work and school. A teacher saw the history and saw very questionable pornographic materials (we have a zero-tolerance policy for ...
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Bash history deduplication causing dangerous multi-shell behaviour

I am using the following code in my .bash_profile to filter and de-duplicate my bash history: shopt -s histappend HISTSIZE=100000 HISTFILESIZE=100000 HISTCONTROL=ignoredups:erasedups ...
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How to access history of all Emacs commands?

I see that there is a way to access the history of the minibuffer. I was curious if there is a way to see a history of every action in Emacs, besides just the complex ones. My purpose is to save these ...
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How to remove all google auto-complete search in Chrome? [duplicate]

Google search has interesting mechanics once you enter a keyword it remembers the keyword. The question is how are you able remove the keyword which will appear after you start typing the first ...
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saving sessions on Chrome [closed]

I have the habit of leaving windows to read later; sometimes have 10 open or more. The tabs I have open just before closing are the ones I am interested in and have not finished reading. Chrome ...
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Older History of commands linux

I want to check history of commands on my linux server that dates 1month and 4 days old, but the history is showing up to 1 month only (I was late checking it earlier). I know the ' History ' command ...
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Delete App History in Task Manager (Windows 8.1)

How do I delete the apps from the App History tab? With the exception of "Google Chrome", I hardly use any of the listed apps...and there are several applications I use regularly which don't appear ...
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Chrome save history only for 7 days

is there a way how to set Chrome to save history and cache only for last 7 days? Rest of the history will be removed automatically after this time.
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Why is the FIN flag in TCP called FIN?

There are some flags in TCP. I already understand what other flag names come from, such as SYN stands for synchronization. I also know that FIN is used to close a connection. What I don't understand ...
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how to record all who that login to my linux machines and records them

I installed the package audit on my linux red-hat 6.x machine in order to view the recored of each user that log to my linux machine yum install audit kit installation from: ...
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How to avoid missing chrome history due to duplicate urls?

Chrome does not show complete browsing history, it only shows unique urls. How do I view complete usage history? This is what I did: I entered google.com at 3 PM, then waited 5 minutes, opened ...
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Lost all history, bookmarks and extensions after Google Chrome was automatically updated

Google Chrome (browser) was automatically updated to version 39.0.2171.99 when I was not at my desk and now I have lost all my history and bookmarks and extensions. Is this revertible? I truly dislike ...
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Can a website know about my browsing history?

When I visit a website it sometimes puts cookies on my browser. Usually cookies keep track of browsing info from that particular site. If I don't delete those cookies and browse other websites, will ...
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How to make a new tab in Chrome inherit history

Is there an extension for Chrome that makes it so when you open a new tab the new tab retains the browsing history from the original tab so you can press back and go back onto the page from the ...
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Identify browsing location in Chrome history

I understand that Chrome syncs the browsing history between my home and office PCs. Is there a way to distinguish browsing location in the history? Can my office network detect what I am browsing at ...
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What's the name of the box that appeared before “PCI Devices Listing” and “Verifying DMI Pool Data”?

Some 20 years ago computers used to come with a hardware setup that after BIOS POST but before booting from the disk or device, they showed a box made by ascii "box drawing characters" art, one like ...
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Google Chrome does not delete my browsing history [duplicate]

I have EXACTLY the same problem as Derfder had. I tried all proposals and advices mentioned below but nothing works. After deleting ALL browsing history, the urls are still in the autosuggestion. ...
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Show history from all devices in Chrome

I have Chrome set up to sync history between my devices work PC home PC laptop Android phone Pulling up the history on any of these shows only the history for that specific device, but it ...
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Does HTTPS also prevent middle man from tracking my browsing history apart from which domains I visited?

I read this article which says github is being blocked in Russia because a single controversial page hosted on it can't be blocked because of HTTPS. So I'm trying to determine if that implies that ...
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hitting the chrome search history button

What is the URL corresponding to hitting the "Search History" button in chrome://history ? Is it a GET request or POST request? What data do I send? For example, I wanted to look up a userful ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome suggest saved usernames in a drop-down menu?

In firefox, when you save multiple usernames for a login site, for example gmail, firefox suggests you these saved usernames in a drop-down list when you click in the username entry box. But Google ...