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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Deleting browsing history at work [on hold]

Hi I stupidly spent too much time recently browsing internet at work. I'm worried this could lead to a disciplinary and wondered if there was any way of really deleting this from the server. I used ...
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Is the File History folder protected from attacks in the local computer?

These days many users are hit by cryptolocker attacks. I usually recommend family and friends to use Windows File history to get decent simple backups. What I am not sure about is how well Windows ...
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How to browse bash history between certain line numbers

Everytime I need this I google it like 10 minutes. I don't know how to express this better so that Google finds it right away but I need to retrieve bash history between certain lines like: $ history ...
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Clearing old browsing data in Chrome instead of newer data

Currently you can clear browsing data from now up to one day/week/month etc. Is there a way to do the opposite and clear everything older than one day/week/month?
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Where and how can i view skype logs (Chat and Voice history)?

Where and how can I view my skype logs (Chat and Voice history)? Does it get saved somewhere in PC by default? Can I choose a folder location myself to start saving voice and chat history?
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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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firefox remember history forever

Please do not mark this as a duplicate Is there a way to make firefox remember history forever? I have set every setting in about:config I can think of to 999999. places.history.expiration....
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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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DNS browsing history by date

I found this Powershell script online, @echo off Powershell -noexit "ipconfig /displaydns | select-string 'Record Name' | foreach-object { $_.ToString().Split(' ')[-1] } | Sort | Out-Gridview" Is ...
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How do to see day when you access a site?

I enter a site last year, using firefox for that, ex: www.somesite.com In the history Ctrl + h I can to see that entry to the site, but I can not see the date, when I enter In the history of the ...
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Chrome - Is there a way to bookmark recent history?

I would like to bookmark all recently visited pages, is there a way to do this? Preferably a one click solution.
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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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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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Retrieving Chrome History and History Archives for Mac

I've read some articles here that suggest that we are able to retrieve Chrome's history as SQLite databases: Export history from chome browser How can I view "archived" Google Chrome history ...
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How to restore firefox history, bookmarks, cache from installed directory of an other hard drive

My old hard drive is faulty, OS wasn't booting, so installing the OS wasn't successful, so bought a new hard drive, installed new OS, installed firefox, now I want to restore all the bookmarks, ...
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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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How is HTTPS browsing history monitored?

I am researching on how to monitor HTTPS browsing history. I am not a network person, so apologies if I sound ignorant in this issue. I googled the following questions below, but nothing substantial ...
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Why does setting CYGWIN=winsymlinks:nativestrict break zsh's (oh-my-zsh) history?

I have this in my .zshrc CYGWIN=winsymlinks:nativestrict When I source .zshrc or start the terminal. I get this error: zsh: locking failed for /home/r892107/.zsh_history: no such file or directory:...
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need help urgently: how to recover deleted internet history

I've had some stuff stolen in Thailand. Now we have a suspect. I believe they used a specific tablet to help with hacking my accounts. all Internet history data for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer,...
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How can I access the history list in FoxIt Reader?

In Preferences → History, Foxit Reader has the settings Maximum number of documents in history list and Maximum number of documents in Recent Documents list. The former can be set as high as 200, and ...
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How to disable Chrome two-finger horizontal history navigation? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu, Chrome goes backwards/forwards through the browser history if I scroll horizontally. I want to disable this. Here are some keywords I searched for when I was trying to find a solution: ...
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Does Mozilla Firefox automatically delete old history entries?

I've recently done a little experiment and took a look at the first few websites which I have ever visited with my current Firefox profile and wrote them down. I was also a little bit confused, ...
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My safari browsing history is appearing on someone else's chrome history

I have a Macbook using Safari as browser, I have never used Google Chrome or had a Gmail account. My ex-wife is getting my browser history on her laptop (Mac Pro) Google Chrome browsing history. I ...
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Firefox search history via wild cards

In Firefox I can type part of an URL and Firefox provides a list from browse history. Now I'd like to use wildcards. Is it possible and if yes how? Example: Let's say I search for theme firefox on ...
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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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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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Delete history from a specific computer

I use chrome at both work, home computers, phones etc... and didn't realize the history was being stored locally on the work computer. I've turned off the sync settings so it will no longer be ...
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Google Chrome does not sync history properly

I am trying to switch all of my history from Chrome to a new laptop. The issue is that even though I have synced my history on both devices, I can only access the history available on that specific ...
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Selectively deleting a site from history fully on Opera/Chrome?

When I attempt to selectively delete a site from the Opera site history, although it disappears from the history list it still appears with the suggestions feature in the address bar (obtained from ...
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Can Chrome browser history be exported to an HTML file?

In Google Chrome, is there a built-in method to make an HTML file I can save to my local machine, like the file for bookmarks? If not, is there an extension that does the same?
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Recovering Google Hangouts call history

When a user changes their Google account password, they are automatically logged out of Google Hangouts on any and all Android devices. This has the unexpected consequence of deleting all their call ...
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What is the origin of the UNIX $ (dollar) prompt?

The UNIX prompt uses a $ symbol to indicate that your input is expected. I was wondering why this symbol was chosen—if there is a reason. Dollar just seems a little unexpected. A > symbol would ...
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15 MB SQLite database file from Chrome history shown blank

I accidentally removed the profile from my Chrome on Windows and everything disappeared. Except I was able to recover 15 MB history file from my hard drive it said the file was not corrupted. But ...
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Chrome history not properly synchronized

I've had to switch a lot between different computer recently and realized that Google Chrome's history synchronization feature doesn't work properly for me. What I've tested so far: I had the ...
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grab history command and args for different commands

I have the following exercise: 47 vim wilson.0321 wilson.0329 I need to grab the last command and args to create: vim wilson.0329 right now I can grab the last arg or entire command: ...
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Retrieve message history from Viber PC version

I was using Viber in both PC (window 7) and Mobile phone. application on my phone and pc has been reinstalled. i cannot retrieve the message history on the viber application for pc. Good thing i have ...
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How to access the 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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How do I export the history of Skype?

Is it possible to export Skype v4 chat history into some readable plain-text format? (.txt, .xml, .html) Alternatively, is it possible to backup/restore skype chat history? (I wouldn't mind backup to ...
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How to prevent frequently visited websites' history get deleted as I cleared the browsing history?

I just cleared 15,000 browsing history from Google Chrome, that much histories slow down the browser a lot. After I cleared it, it runs faster, but the search bar doesn't do the shortcut trick anymore ...
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Windows Vista Ultimate Auditing

I am in a position where I might have to prove that I made a certain amount of MB downloads from the Internet including webpages browsed to a court of law. Is there a way of finding this out from ...
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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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Is there a way to export chat history in Skype 5.2.x for OS X?

I'm currently running 5.2.x on OS X 10.6.8 and I need to some deep searching of the past history in a conversation with a colleague. Skype tells me the term I'm looking for is in the long-running chat ...
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Where does the term “motherboard” come from?

How did the "motherboard" get its name? I know that the name fits because it's the main circuit board in the computer, but how did that name come to be?
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Per-directory bash/zsh history log files

I find I do a lot of work on a project in a set directory. Sometimes — a few months down the track — I need to redo something on that project but I can't remember what I did. I use ...
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Track all browsing data [closed]

I want to track all browsing data regardless of which of several web-browser applications (Chrome, Firefox, Opera) is used. Example URL_Name No_of_Vists DurationTime Timestamp Youtube ...
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Is there a way to view Google Chrome browsing history past three months ago?

I'm trying to find a page I looked at months ago but it looks like it's disappeared off the face of the planet. I thought I would have better luck looking through my Google Chrome browsing history, ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to trace someone using Google during an online exam?

I happen to be a professor at a reputed college. I want to design an online exam for over 1000 students via around 50 computers right after the vacation ends. Now the problem is that I have heard that ...
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Deleting cookies and history without user intervention

I am looking for a clickless solution for deleting cookies in Chrome or Firefox. Basically deleting cookies and history without my intervention. For example, every time a selected website gets visited ...