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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Editing Chrome omnibox history

I was wondering if it is possible to modify what values show up in the Chrome omnibox when typing certain phrases. For example, when I start typing "basecamp" it goes to ...
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Record bash_history to private database for all users?

I want to be able to setup a MySQL database and record all commands issued on my server by username and command. Is this possible, and if so, how would I set it up?
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Track deleted internet history

I have got a copy of the jumpListCache folder of firefox, which contains the favicon.ico files of deleted history. Is there a way to find the url of the site to which the each favicon belongs? Thanks ...
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Prevent certain URLs and anything referring from them from going to the Firefox history [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent urls from specific domains from being saved in firefox’s history Without using PornPrivate Browsing Mode, is there a way to prevent Firefox from saving URLs ...
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Copy Entire Command Prompt History

So I'm running windows 7 and I have a long program that runs through command prompt and I need the output of it. I put my Buffer Size and Number of Buffers to 999 but I still am unable to get the ...
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How to delete Chrome temp data (history, cookies, cache) using command line

On Windows 7, I tried running this script but still cannot clear Chrome temp data. Can someone figure out what's wrong with the script? Where do Chrome store history and cache ? Thanks ECHO ...
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Figuring out how my /etc/ folder got deleted [closed]

I was playing around with my sendmail configuration in the /etc/ folder, and then, somehow, the contents of my /etc/ folder went away, and I'm unsure of how. From /var/log/auth.log: Nov 8 10:28:42 ...
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How to remove Google Reader URLs from Google Chrome address bar?

How can I remove Google Reader URLs from my Chrome omnibox? Usually FnShiftDel works, but it doesn't appear to work here.
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Firefox completes the address bar with content absent from my history

I have set Firefox to complete the address bar with elements from the history only ( other options are: nothing, bookmarks, and a history+bookmarks). However, Firefox still continues to complete the ...
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How to access firefox history remotely

I want to monitor the Firefox history of a PC from another remotely. Is there any add on or something else which exports and uploads / syncs Firefox history to an FTP server so that I can access it ...
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URLs in Chrome won't delete, even when history is cleared

I tried CCleaner and History Eraser. Nothing works. What should I do? Also, going down over the URL and hitting ShiftDel didn't work.
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Cannot clear URL history in Firefox 13 for OS X

I use Firefox 13 in OS X. I can not clear my URL history after doing the following: Running Click & Clean add-on for Firefox Tools » Clear Recent History OnyX for OS X, cleaning all Internet ...
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How can I get Skype-like shared history among all clients using Jabber?

Skype does this neat thing where it sends the same history (event log, message log) to all clients connected to that account. This results in exactly the same chat log on all clients, even containing ...
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What protocols did the ARPANET use?

The ARPANET is often mentioned as the Internet's precursor. But what protocols did it run with if not TCP/IP?
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See web history for specific websites in Google Chrome

Is it possible to show all web history in Google Chrome for a specific website? I tried entering site:commons.wikipedia.org on the history page to see all history from that domain, but it returned no ...
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Firefox history viewer won't show pages without a name?

The history viewer won't show pages which don't have a name, but the address bar is showing them (it just shows the url) I need to delete them though, how can I do it?
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Is it possible to sort history by favicon in Firefox?

In Firefox 15.0.1 (for Windows desktop), is it possible to sort history by favicon?
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Firefox v15.0 about:newtab inaccessible via the back button

As of this morning I upgraded my Firefox to version 15.0. Or well, it did it for me. That's when my issue began. I've configured Firefox so that when I open up a new tab via Ctrl-T that it loads the ...
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Removing single site from IE8 browser history

I'm using Internet Explorer 8 and need to remove one particular site from my browser history. I want to leave the other sites still there, but just excise this single entry. How can I do this?
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Firefox: Any way to specify white or black lists for the history tracker?

I use Firefox very intensively, and from time to time I clear the browser history. But unfortunately the history is being filled very fast and it always keeps the history I'm not interested in: Some ...
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How can I save conversations in Messenger?

I use Messenger on Mobile and on the computer. I want to save my conversations when I log in from the mobile or on the browser. Is there any way to save the talks from the mobile? I use the S-H or ...
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Firefox Sync repeatedly puts NSFW links on my work computer >:(

Firefox Sync continues to sync bookmarks and history from home computer to work computer even though I told it not to. In Firefox Sync options, I de-select "Bookmarks" and "History": I clear out ...
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Weird porn searches showing up in history (NSFW)

A few months ago I went to do a search from the Firefox search page (the default home page) on my computer and one of the previously run searches in the dropdown was for "pee porn." At the time it was ...
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Firefox history is only going back a month?

My firefox history is only showing just over a months worth of history. I actually have history before that because if I type into the address bar it will bring up things I have searched for months ...
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Is there a way to prevent Chrome from caching/archiving so much data?

I find Chrome's cache to be too cumbersome, and the browser relies heavily upon its huge history in order to improve performance, but that seems to have less of an effect if your hard drive is not an ...
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how to keep record of activities history in computer

As I live away from my home, my home computer is used by my youngers. I regularly access and check the PC via teamviewer, But they always delete what they browsed and explored. From now on, I would ...
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What is the best way to get past history in Skype?

I am using free skype (unpaid for now) and want to know how I can get the chat history I have made through my skype account. I can get the history as of yesterday but not last few days. When I search ...
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Reopen previous browser w/tabs in Chrome (*not* most recently closed one)

I had to reboot my Windows 7 box, and had two Chrome browsers open, each with about 10 tabs. When my box restarted, the last tab set I closed reopened when Chrome came up, but when I opened another ...
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VPN and Internet History

If the use default gateway is unchecked can my employer track my internet history if I am connected through a VPN connection
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How to delete an URL from Chrome's Omnibox suggestions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox? Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history? How can I delete an URL ...
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Check Program History in Windows Vista

Is there a way within Windows Vista to check program history, much like how a web browser logs web pages that you have visited? Let's I wanted to see when chrome.exe was started. I'm not looking for ...
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How can I see more output lines in terminal?

If I give a command that has a lot of output lines in terminal, about 400, I can only see the last ~200 if I scroll up to the top. How can I go further up and see more output lines? I don't want to ...
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Filtering Google Chrome Browsing History

I'm having trouble filtering my browsing history Google Chrome's history tab. I press CTRL+H, and click the down arrow next to a site, then select "more from this site". The result, isn't what what ...
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Windows 7 Recent Places behaviour

Apparently it only lists the folders or places when you open a file or perform an action inside it. If you visit a folder and move back or close the explorer without opening any file inside it, it ...
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How to delete active logins in ie9

How to delete active Logins in ie9?? I want all logins to be cleared on closing the browser(ie9). Can anyone help me out??
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mapping cntrl+p , cntrl +n in command prompt

I m looking for a way to map CNTRL+p and CNTRL+n in command prompt to previous and next command in history. I m aware of F3 and up/down key but I m habituated to CNTRL+p/n on linux.
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using history command with ssh and getting output with correct time stamps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: using history command with ssh and getting output with time stamps Basically i want to get a record of all commands executed on my ssh server, with their correct ...
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using history command with ssh and getting output with time stamps

Basically i want to get a record of all commands executed on my ssh server, with their times. The codes i have tried are : ssh user@ip 'export HISTFILE=~/.bash_history; set -o history; history' I ...
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How to make bash remember history of previous sessions?

I have MacOSX but this should be *NIX-generic. In my computer at work, my bash shell remembers history from previous sessions, even if I just opened a new terminal. In my computer at home, this ...
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How to get infinite command history in bash?

I set export HISTSIZE=99999999999999 but is that the best way? I don't know if an overflow might occur. I'm looking for a tested, reliable way to remove command history limits.
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Windows applications logs

Is there a way to acquire a complete history/log of what has been installed/uninstalled on a Windows XP system since it's Windows OS setup date, except the Application Log (MSIInstaller) entries on ...
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Faster two way Boomark/History Sync for Firefox?

I need a fast automatic two-way bookmark & history sync. Firefox sync seems too slow because I might bookmark/visit a URL then within a few mins put desktop to sleep and leave the house; if it ...
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Is there a way to delete history in Firefox 11 over a certain age? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I delete everything in my Firefox history older than N days? Say I want to delete browsing history over a month old in Firefox, is there a way to do that without ...
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Deleting a specific URL suggestion in Chrome

In Firefox, I can use Shift+Delete to delete a single item from the URL history (the URL suggestions). How can I delete a specific mistyped URL item (only one) from the history in Google Chrome, so ...
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Retrieve Linux command line history by date

I want to see what I typed on my bash command line on a certain day a week ago. Is there a way to retrieve command line history? Something like below, perhaps? > history --include-date | grep ...
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Used the internet and deleted history (Internet Explorer). Can anyone find out still that I used it? What can they still find out?

As the question states: I used the internet on a shared machine and deleted history (Internet Explorer), which deletes all of the following: I do not want anyone to know that I used the internet ...
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How Can I Edit Google Chrome's 'History Provider Cache' File?

I'm interested in editing (not completely deleting) contents of some of Google Chrome's cache files. In particular, the 'History Provider Cache' (found in ~/Library/Application ...
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Where is my Yahoo! Messenger 11 chat history stored? How can I search through it?

I need to search for a string of text in my Yahoo! Messenger 11 chat history. When I view the history using Yahoo! Messenger, all I can do I cycle through past conversations one by one. I remember ...
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Remove a certain line from Bash history file

How can I remove a certain line from history's database?
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Join multiple consecutive SQLite database dump files into 1 common database? Purpose: Search through ENTIRE Chrome Browsing History

Google Chrome 's default web browsing history search engine only lets you access the records of the recent 100 days. Nevertheless in your application data, Chrome keeps your entire browsing history in ...