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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IE8 Stopped Keeping History

Like the title says, apparently my IE8 has stopped keeping the history of pages I've visited. I've searched SU and Google and can't find anything that seems to describe what I'm seeing. I have IE set ...
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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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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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Getting rid of youtube.com's recommended videos/channels [migrated]

Everytime I navigate to youtube.com it recommends me videos and channels that I might be interested in or want to see. I just don't want that annoying stuff to appear and distract me from my actual ...
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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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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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Google chrome disable url suggestions from history

I was searching for a solution which will help me to disable URL auto suggestion (from history) while I type url on adressbar. But I haven't found anything about this solution. I tryied to uncheck Use ...
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Make Chrome prioritize history results over search suggestions in omnibox

On multiple occassions yesterday, I visited a website that had a word startlocal in it's title. Today, when I entered startlocal in the omnibox, I expected that website as a suggestion. Instead, I got ...
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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

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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Export history from chome browser

I'd like to be able to export the history from chrome so I can keep track of things like, for example, how many wikipedia articles I've looked at in the last week - all I'm really looking for is a url ...
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How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history?

How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history? I accidentally visited chrome.google.com, and now whenever I want to access various chrome:// pages, the first results are always for ...
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Windows command line history

is there any place in windows where in admin or super user changes/commands are stored? like how linux has .bash_history for root?
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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 also ...
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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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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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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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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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Recovering deleted Chrome history from SQLite file

I have accidentally deleted history from Chrome. Google Chrome stores history and downloads in SQLite file named "History". I was able to find out that DELETE command does not physically remove data ...
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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 ...
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How can I get ZSH shared history to work?

I have setopt share_history and set opt inc_append_history set in my ~/.zshrc. This is almost working. In session 1, I execute a command, it's written to history. In session 2, the command is not ...
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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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Lync conversations being save to another user's Conversation History

Issue: All of my Lync Conversations are being saved to the Conversation History folder in another user's Outlook profile. Workaround: In the Lync window under Tools --> Options --> Personal, if ...
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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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Prevent history deletion on Google Chrome

One of the guys I'm in charge of hasn't been pulling his weight. His productivity and quality of workmanship are way down and his computer's been getting malware infections lately. You can see where ...
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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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Remove launch from Run/Debug drop down in Eclipse

I often have many run configurations that gets in this history which I don't want, like unit tests or when I change project. I don't want to remove the launch configuration, just remove it from the ...
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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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How to get a comprehensive listing of all URLs accessed during a web browsing session?

By "comprehensive" I mean all URLs: not only those listed by the typical browser's history function, which I'll refer to as the "primary" URLs, but also all those other URLs accessed by the browser in ...
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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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Missing commands in gnuplot history

I came upon a very annoying bug in gnuplot. I often plot data files by e.g. p "my_datafile.dat" I use this command quite frequently. So I will have a lot of entries with this very command in my ...
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firefox delete history of domain, not passwords

I use Firefox for my work a lot (I build websites), and it tends to crash regularly. I've noticed that if I open history (CTRL+H) and do [rightclick]-> [forget website] for sites which occur often ...
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How to Set Firefox 4 to only store History for a set period of time, i.e. one day?

I want to setup Firefox 4 to only store my history for 1 day (or some other set period of time), but I can't seem to find an option to do that in the options dialog, all I can see is "Remember ...
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How do I view a specific date in my Google Chrome history?

I was looking for a specific page and found it in my history search, but I can't see the entry in the context of how I found the page in the first place. I tried to search by date (the only metadata I ...
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Display Chrome full history

How do I display all of my browsing history in Google Chrome? When I press Ctrl+H I get most of the visited pages, but there are few missing as shown on following screenshot: Is there a way to get ...
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Why do i get a file named history in each folder in bash?

For some reason I get a bash history file in each and every folder where I issue any command. The file is called history rather than the normal .bash_history. My .bash_profile has the following that ...
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Reset Midori History Database

After reinstalling my system but maintaining my home partition, whenever I launch Midori, I get a pop-up saying The history couldn't be loaded: attached databases must use the same text encoding as ...
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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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Why does bash sometimes forget the command typed previously?

Came across a strange case on a Ubuntu Lucid system: bash command line is working fine most of the time, but for some reason sometimes Up doesn't work to recall previous command. It remembers the ...
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I need to find the dates on which I first accessed webpages

What is the easiest way to find the first time I visited a given website in: Firefox 32.0.3 Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 and IE 11.0.12 I need to know the very first time that I visited each website, ...
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Office Communicator load previous conversation

How can I make Office Communicator 2007 R2 load some portion or number of previous conversations with the current person in the conversation into the Office Communicator window? For example, if I ...
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Delete URL history in Google Chrome

I'm looking for a way to delete a whole URL in Google Chrome. Do I need to run some other program or can it be done in the browser itself?
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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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How do I delete previously entered items from Google Chrome Omnibox?

Chrome's Omnibox keeps sites that I most frequently visit - and this is good. However, one of my most visited pages has its URL changed, and I want to remove this from the Chrome Omnibox suggestions, ...
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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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How to run a zle widget from an alias

I am using the sudo plugin for oh-my-zsh, which usually is bound to (Esc) (Esc). However, I'd prefer an alias for sudo !!. The plugin actually defines a zle widget, but how can I call this widget ...
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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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change the first word of the previous command

For example I enter cat /very/long/path/textfile and right after that I decide to give the next command rm /very/long/path/textfile So, my question is: What is the easiest/fastest way to replace ...
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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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Is it possible to retrieve history after deleted from Google Chrome?

Is there any way to get back or retrieve history in Google Chrome after the history is cleared ?