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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How to remove all google auto-complete search in Chrome?

Google search has interesting mechanics once you enter a keyword it remembers the keyword. The question is how are you able remove the keyword which will appear after you start typing the first ...
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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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saving sessions on Chrome [on hold]

I have the habit of leaving windows to read later; sometimes have 10 open or more. The tabs I have open just before closing are the ones I am interested in and have not finished reading. Chrome ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I clear the cache / history in Windows 7?

In Windows XP there was an option off the task bar properties to clear all recently accessed webpages, recent file lists, ie. cache, temp files and so on; is there an equivalent for Windows 7?
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Older History of commands linux

I want to check history of commands on my linux server that dates 1month and 4 days old, but the history is showing up to 1 month only (I was late checking it earlier). I know the ' History ' command ...
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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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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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Remove a certain line from Bash history file

How can I remove a certain line from history's database?
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Is there a way to save a tab-set in Firefox?

I know how and have set Firefox to remember and reopen the tabs that were last set, but sometimes I have another window open and if it gets closed last, then I lose my first tab-set. Is there some ...
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Eclipse - remember local history after restart

The title pretty much says it all. How can I make eclipse remember local history after I restart it? If I'm not being clear what I want is to be able to undo-redo my typings using ctrl+z, ctrl+y ...
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Issues with Internet download manager download history

Halo.I did a reinstall of my windows Os on my laptop and the download list on my internet download manager(IDM) has disappeared.It has several unfinished download and i am wondering how to restore the ...
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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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Delete App History in Task Manager (Windows 8.1)

How do I delete the apps from the App History tab? With the exception of "Google Chrome", I hardly use any of the listed apps...and there are several applications I use regularly which don't appear ...
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Chrome save history only for 7 days

is there a way how to set Chrome to save history and cache only for last 7 days? Rest of the history will be removed automatically after this time.
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Chrome: remove URL from autocomplete which doesn't show up in history?

I accidentally visited gist.gihub.com (note the missing t), and now that URL auto completes each time I start typing gist.…. How can I remove this URL? I've tried removing it from my history, but ...
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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 to match zsh full history when reverse searching?

I wanted to execute a command from a couple of days ago so I used ctrl-R to search for it. I could only see very recent entries. I checked the history file for the command and it was there, several ...
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Lost all history, bookmarks and extensions after Google Chrome was automatically updated

Google Chrome (browser) was automatically updated to version 39.0.2171.99 when I was not at my desk and now I have lost all my history and bookmarks and extensions. Is this revertible? I truly dislike ...
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how can i delete specific parts of the history when i type “ipconfig /displaydns” on command prompt?

I already know how to flush the history in command prompt, but I only want to delete one part of it. I'm not really an expert on command prompt; I only know a few commands, but I really want to learn ...
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How to avoid missing chrome history due to duplicate urls?

Chrome does not show complete browsing history, it only shows unique urls. How do I view complete usage history? This is what I did: I entered google.com at 3 PM, then waited 5 minutes, opened ...
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Why is the FIN flag in TCP called FIN?

There are some flags in TCP. I already understand what other flag names come from, such as SYN stands for synchronization. I also know that FIN is used to close a connection. What I don't understand ...
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Viewing the full Skype chat history

I have Skype 2.8 on Mac OS X 10.5.8. Under the the chat menu is an option called "Recent Chats". This allows me to see logs of recent chats, but not of older ones. I know the older ones are ...
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Timestamp bash_history of a different user in a filesystem

I have a partition .dd file with the bash_history. I am able to cat it and look at the bash history and I know that the HISTTIMEFORMAT="%d/%m/%y %T " is typically used for the timestamp of the current ...
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how to record all who that login to my linux machines and records them

I installed the package audit on my linux red-hat 6.x machine in order to view the recored of each user that log to my linux machine yum install audit kit installation from: ...
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Can I find out how many pages have been printed by a printer?

I want to know how many pages have been printed. Is there any way? I am using Brother HL 5350DN.
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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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Can a website know about my browsing history?

When I visit a website it sometimes puts cookies on my browser. Usually cookies keep track of browsing info from that particular site. If I don't delete those cookies and browse other websites, will ...
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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 make a new tab in Chrome inherit history

Is there an extension for Chrome that makes it so when you open a new tab the new tab retains the browsing history from the original tab so you can press back and go back onto the page from the ...
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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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Identify browsing location in Chrome history

I understand that Chrome syncs the browsing history between my home and office PCs. Is there a way to distinguish browsing location in the history? Can my office network detect what I am browsing at ...
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free Web and IM history logging program [closed]

I need to be able to log web browser history and instant messenger discussions without the user have the option to disable it via the browser/instant messenger. Preferrebly free. Any suggestions?
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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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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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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 ...