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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What is the origin of K = 1024? [closed]

Why does the discrepancy in the number of bytes in a kilobyte exist? In some places I've seen the number 1024 (210) while in others it's 1000 (and the difference gets increasingly large with M, G, T, ...
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Does VLC media player store the files or its history in a hidden location?

Does VLC media player store the played files hidden somewhere? I share my computer with a fellow student and do not want him to see what I have been watching. Is the history or files of what's ...
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Windows Standard Mode: When did it first appear?

I have read conflicting tales of when Windows first ran in protected mode and ran one DOS application in real mode (this mixture is the so-called standard mode, I think). Some sources claim it was ...
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Safari open a web page from cache offline

I want to open a web page which i could see in safari's history offline. At-least i want to get the html contents out of it. It would be of great help if anyone could help me do it.
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Where is Internet Explorer history stored on Windows CE or Windows Mobile [closed]

Where is Internet Explorer history stored on a Windows CE or Windows Mobile device? I am looking for the file or registry location, not just how to see it from IE.
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I need to monitor an adult relative's internet useage without his/her knowledge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to track websites that have been visited? I need to monitor an adult relative's internet usage without his or her knowledge. The laptop I need to watch is a Mac, ...
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How can I see a timestamp for when a command was executed using history?

I'd like to check at what time/date a command in bash history was executed. Is this possible?
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How to search page content in firefox history (like is possible in Google Chrome)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to search the text of my browsing history in Firefox? In Google Chrome it is possible to search the content of the pages in your search history (I suppose ...
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Linux history command

I am working on Ubuntu 9.10. I would like to ask if is there a way to print all the commands typed in Linux? I took a break of a few months on Linux and now I would like to have a list with everything ...
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reverse history search with regular expressions

I'm looking for a tool to allow reverse incremental searching with simple regular expression (or just multiple matches) support. For example, if I want to find the command 'foo bar baz', I could do ...
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Intel Core 2 CPU [closed]

Was the Intel Core 2 the first Intel CPU to have multiple CPU cores?
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When did the Pentium II come out?

Wikipedia says it came out in 1997, but this site says it came out in 1995.
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TLB in Intel chips

When did Intel chips start to have a translation lookaside buffer?
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zsh, up arrow only repeats unique commands?

I'm looking for a setting that will make it so that when i hit the up arrow, zsh shows commands i have recently edited. The catch is, i only want unique commands. Currently, if i type echo "hello ...
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AMD CPU clones of Intel chips [closed]

When did AMD start making clones of Intel chips? What was the first chip they cloned?
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Clear history of usernames in Skype [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove username suggest function in Skype 4.2, Windows Vista? I'm looking for a way to clear the login name history on my Skype (Windows 7). I don't know where it is ...
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HISTSIZE not being set in bash

I am trying to increase the size of my history in bash. I have the following in my ~/.bash_profile # Control the command history export HISTFILESIZE=10000 export HISTSIZE=10000 export ...
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Google Chrome does not show all results if I type a searchword into the address bar

It's been two months since I've been using Chrome and now I found the first thing that really annoys me: If type a word into the address bar I would except to make a search in the history for that ...
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Still logged in after deleting browsing history in IE9

When I try deleting browsing history from internet options in IE9, I am still logged in. For example, I'm still logged into my Super User account. I also tried "disk cleanup" and there is no gain. ...
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Internet Explorer 9 no longer recording History [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot view browser history in IE9 IE9 no longer records history. It is set to record 20 days of history. It stopped working last week, and only records visits on ...
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Can I create a device in linux that is actually a memory-mapped file?

I want to speed up access to my .bash_history file. I have my PROMPT_COMMAND set to do history -a; history -r, so there is a significant delay in getting a new prompt. I want to see if I can speed ...
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How do I see what my most used linux command are?

I would like to know which command I use the most on the command line. I would like to know so I can improve my use of the command line. If I know which command I use the most, I can then read more ...
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How to get down-arrow history browsing in bash in Mac OS X Terminal?

On almost all modern command-line environments I've used, you can hit up arrow to go back a few commands in your history and re-run an earlier command. But on some command-line environments I've ...
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CPU support for virtualization

When did the AMD and Intel CPUs start to have features to support virtualization to allow multiple OSes to run at the same time on the same machine?
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Bash exeute command from history and pull next/previous command into command line

I'm sure I read it somewhere, but I cannot find the site any more. Basically I want to search the history "^r" and then execute a command and leave me at the next/previous position in the history. ...
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How to recover the chat log of a deleted Skype contact?

I recently deleted a contact on Skype, but I think the chat is probably on the harddrive. How do you recover chat log/history for contacts that you have deleted on Skype?
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Turn off Search History Popdown on Address Bar in Google Chrome

How do I switch off the search history popdown suggestions on the address bar as I type? I don't want Incognito mode at all because I actually do want all my old cookies and such. I just don't want ...
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In GNU Screen, Recalled bash history command displays one character position to the left of actual location

I am running Red Hat 5 32-bit (2.6.18-194.26.1.el5). The issue is that when I recall any previous command in bash's history, the first character in the command is displayed immediately after the ...
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Uninstalled programs history on Windows 7

Is there a way to see a list of programs that have been uninstalled in a Windows 7 machine?
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Prevent Firefox Search Bar from Showing Last Entered Search

Is there any way to make the search bar become cleared again whenever you search for something? (Note: This is about the search bar -- I do NOT want to clear my entire history just to get rid of ...
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How do I see a history of what I've POST-ed in Google Chrome?

I just submitted a form that included a text box, in which I had written a quite long text. In another textbox, I filled in a date in the wrong format - and instead of getting an error message, the ...
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Trying to build a history of popular laptop models

A requirement on a software project is it should run on typical business laptops up to X years old. However while given a specific model number I can normally find out when it was sold, I can't find ...
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How to get browsing history report date-wise in Firefox?

How to get browsing history report date-wise in Firefox? by default it shows monthly, weekly and last day. I need to know for each day.
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History of operation on windows

Is there a way to determine what the last operations performed on a windows XP machine, including the opening of files, applications, and any and all file manipulations (copy, cut paste) etc... ?
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Skype Chat History: Adding person to current chat sees previous history?

I had a private conversation with someone over IM and then added a third person to the group for a call. Is the third person able to see the history of my previous conversation? Or they only can see ...
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How do I find out when and by whom a particular user was deleted in linux?

I've recently ran into a very odd occurrence on one system I'm using. For no apparent reason, my user account was deleted, although the home directory is still there. I have root access, so I can ...
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bash: per-command history. How does it work?

OK. I have an old G5 running Leopard and a Dell running Ubuntu 10.04 at home and a MacPro also running Leopard at work. I use Terminal.app/bash a lot. On my home G5 it exhibits a nice feature: using ...
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How do I manage my Skype chat and call history?

Is there a way to selectively remove some of the historic messages and calls? I'm looking to keep the history of my business calls and chat messages, but clear the private ones.
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Is there any way to check the “history” of burned CDs on Win 7?

I was wondering if there is any way to check what files where burned to what CD/DVD from a Windows 7 computer? In other words, is there a log function which records what files where burned to disk? ...
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remember history in cmd.exe?

Is it possible to remember the command history in CMD.EXE (Windows 7), between sessions? Or is there some enhancement/wrapper/replacement which has this (basic IMO) feature?
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How do I delete the Windows Explorer address bar history

Note: I am NOT referring to Internet Explorer. I am using Windows XP and Windows Server 2008 and need to delete the history values from the file browser (aka Windows Explorer). Somebody put a ...
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How can I remove OLD history from Google Chrome?

I'm working on a laptop with a modest hard drive, and 500MB is taken up with Google Chrome "History Index" and "Thumbnails" files. Some of these files are a year old. Chrome offers me the option to ...
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How can I discard my undo history in vim?

Undo is nice to have in Vim. But sometimes, at a known good point, I want to erase my undo history - to be able to use u to undo individual changes, but only back to a certain point. (For instance, ...
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Firefox go to very first page in history stack

I'm looking for a feature / shortcut / add-on that makes the current Tab go back to its top at the very first page that was loaded on that tab (usually google.com on my FF). Reason: Clean the tab ...
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How do I get a similar awesome bar (from Firefox) in Chrome?

Before switching to Chrome, I always used Firefox, and I always really liked how you could type into the address bar and it would search (a fuzzy search!) for pages that were in the history that ...
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How do I keep my bash history across sessions?

I am working on a x86 target running fedora 9. Whenever I reboot it, my history returns to some state, and I do not have commands I did in the sessions before the reboot. What I have to change to ...
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Is it possible to delete chrome history using wildcards?

I know I can highlight individual items in chrome's history and remove them, using chrome:history, but I'd like to delete all entries from a given domain, and all entries matching a given set of ...
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Are there any third party Skype chat log viewers for the mac?

According to this question, Skype's chat history viewer is limited - it won't show chats for users no longer in your contact list, cannot allow for search, and generally is not as useful when you're, ...
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Is there any some way to automatically synchronize firefox and chrome browsing history?

The title states the problem quite well: Is there any some way to automatically synchronize firefox's with chrome's browsing history (and viceversa) ? Something like XMarks, but working with the ...
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Does Google Chrome sync history between computers?

I just installed Google Chrome on my Mac at work, and used it for browsing the entire day. Among other things I went looking for an adblocker, which I found. When I got back home and did the same ...