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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Storing browser history for personal analytics

I'm interested in personal analytics, and would like to find a robust way to aggregate and store my web browsing history in a format I can understand and manipulate. I mostly use Google Chrome. For a ...
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Can deleted history from Chrome be accessed?

I received a question from a co-worker recently about whether a manual delete of all browsing history, cookies, etc. from Google Chrome History can nevertheless be accessed by any software after the ...
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Get a command from history without execution in bash

To use a command from history you can write like $!100. But sometimes I make a little change of the command. Is there a way to get a command from history without executing it. Now I'm copying and ...
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chromium/ubuntu: where is “rest of” history stored?

I know that chromium (under xubuntu, default package install) usually saves its profile and history data under ~/.config/chromium. Today, I removed that directory and ~/.cache/chromium, and restarted ...
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Prevent browser history scan

I don't know the exact term for this but there is a way for websites to know where you've been surfing by using hidden links in the page to many other pages and checking if your browser marks them as ...
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How to make Opera forget about a site

When i start typing an address in the Opera url bar it helps me by putting full names of sites i've visited before which name starts from same letter i've just typed. For example if i type g it puts ...
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How can I both use and modify the history inside a bash script?

So I have the following bash script aliased as "fortunes": #!/bin/bash -i REPLY=; history -w /tmp/fortunes_history_backup; # save history ... history -c; # and clear it. while [ ! \( "$REPLY" = "q" ...
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Does IE (6) have a Download History?

I’m in the process of doing some data-recovery and as part of that, I am using browser histories to get information about the source, filename, and timestamp of files that were downloaded over the ...
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readline reverse-search-history C-r repeatedly finds next cmd, how to go back to previous?

This is probably a very simple question, but I would really like to find out if this is possible. If I start a reverse history search with C-r and then press C-r again multiple times I can search for ...
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Google Chrome doesn't delete my browsing history correctly

I have deleted everything that I could from my browser history: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData I checked everything and select the begining of time Then when I access browsing history: ...
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Save webbrowser bookmarks linked to their history? [closed]

UPDATE: I failed to describe my problem back, when I wrote the question, here it got answered: Is there a browser which saves history as a graph. When I look through my bookmarks that I stored in ...
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Remove Internet Explorer Address Bar URL History from Run dialogue?

How do I prevent Internet Explorer's address bar's URL history from showing up in the Run dialogue? No tweak seems to prevent this. I'm running Windows 8.
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How to search for specific file type in Firefox history?

E.g. you'd think to search for *.pdf if you want to find a PDF in Firefox history, but this brings up nothing. So what's the correct syntax?
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Ways of recovering a missing .bash_history due to a 100% full disk?

Two Putty sessions were opened to a Debian 6 Linux. Log-files led to a full disk. The bash history of the entire shell sessions is missing, and even beyond that (This may be due to a blocked ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut in Firefox for the forward/backward button right click tab history?

I have no mouse enabled and find it rather difficult to find a really comprehensive list of shortcuts for firefox. I imagine there might be some way to have every user interface command mapped onto a ...