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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How can I delete Intellij's local history for a single file?

I used IntelliJ to edit some external keys that shouldn't be stored on this machine, and so after reverting the changes, I want to delete the history (which contains the keys). Can that be done for a ...
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Git - rebasing a file into past history of that file

Lets us say I have a file filename in a git repository in subirectory dir1 with a history something like this: v7 --- v8 --- v9 --- v10 The file is part of a larger repository with various ...
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View Windows 8 File History deltas

Summary: the regular Windows File History viewer shows the user what files will be restored at a given date. Instead, I would like to see what's changed between any 2 restore dates. Preferably ...
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How can I delete single URL search auto complete entry in Chrome?

I use Chrome by typing directly into the URL text box to search for things. I program in C# and one day I made the awful mistake of pressing / instead of shift and the search became “C/#.” From that ...
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tmux shows weirdly encoded history on OSX

If I do the "history" command in tmux, I get a really weird result. Anyone got a hint on what to do to get normal output? The output looks like this: 477 ◆┬▒⎺▒└☃◆ 478 c▒├ ◆┬▒⎺▒└☃◆ 479 ec▒⎺...
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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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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 can I track time on a website from multiple IPs

I was wondering if there is a way to track time on a certain web site from my local computers / devices here. I wanna track from iPods, iPhones, laptops, desktops, etc to lets say facebook.com or ...
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Windows NT history: Was it possible to upgrade in-place from OS/2 to Windows NT 3.1?

Was it possible to upgrade in-place from OS/2 1.2 or 1.3 on a HPFS volume to Windows NT 3.1? I know NT 3.1 supported booting from HPFS and had an OS/2 subsystem to run OS/2 1.x programs. NT was also ...
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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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Expanding the “other devices” history in Google Chrome

When I open the History in Chrome on my work computer after having spent the morning on my home computer, I'd expect to see a long list of recent tabs from the home machine as well. Instead, I see ...
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In Nautilus, how do we make sure that the current device used shows up?

I would like to always see the current device at the top of a window. It is in the history at the top, but Nautilus sometimes only show the last fragments in the path - the device is hidden. So, I ...
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Adding URL's to Firefox History (Mac)

A site that I visit often changed from http:// to https://. I prefer not visiting the same pages on the site, and use the "Visited" add-on to keep from doing that. Now my history is incorrect because ...
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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: https://access.redhat....
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How to clear all history and disable all plugins and extensions in FireFox 26.0

I'm trying to fix a problem viewing Yahoo and when I went to disable all plugins and clear everything stored I noticed a few surprising things 1) All pages still appear the same even with add-ons ...
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Storing browser history for personal analytics

I'm interested in personal analytics, and would like to find a robust way to aggregate and store my web browsing history in a format I can understand and manipulate. I mostly use Google Chrome. For a ...
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How to export all archived yahoo messenger chat history quickly?

Currently I have to open chat history, clicking on each nick to see the chat content and keep clicking load more to see more That is very bothering. How to export all chat entries quickly?
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Clear Firefox history on exit except open pages

I would like to clear the entire Firefox history on exit, except for currently open windows, tab groups, tabs, pages so that they can be opened the next time Firefox starts, by the click of a single ...
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How to manage cookies when GPO prevents history delete

I've disabled history deletion in the default GPO. Works great. However, now when I have a user who does nees to clear cookies (buggy website), I can't figure out how to clear them. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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Getting Chrome's cached files from a different machine, same google account?

This questions probably reveals how little I understand about how cache works, but here goes. My computer's hard drive failed a few hours ago, taking a school assignment that is due today with it. I ...
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Log of VPN connections

I would like to know if there is a log of previous VPN connections on my Mac. I am running OS 10.10.5. If my Mac does store this somewhere, how would I go abut finding it? I have gone through a lot ...
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Is Google Chrome history cross-profile?

Just created a new Profile (not Persona) with --user-data-dir= and in the history I can see browsing events from other profiles. The funny thing is that, if I hit Clear Browsing Data button, it says ...
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Remove windows 7 search entry

I have accidentally misspelled a search query when searching the local HDDs, and now when I search for something else the misspelled suggestion always comes up. How can I get rid of it or completely ...
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Anyone really understand Windows File History in Windows 10?

Just wondering if anyone truly understands Windows File History? I have scoured the web for over a month reading every post, article, comment, and snippet I can find on anything related to Windows ...
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Android Chrome's synced history location on dekstop - extracting history

Since Chrome can't keep record of browsing history past 3 months time which I need, I figured I would have to find a way around it. So what I could think of is to extract history data before Chrome ...
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Internet Explorer’s adress bar history list size

For some time I live with strange problem on my PC: when I type previously visited website address in address bar of Internet Explorer 11, I see only 3 alphabetically first results. Screenshot below: ...
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File history drive disconnected

So I was just sitting around watching youtube videos, and this error message popped up. What in the world is this? I have never seen this problem before. Thanks.
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How i can restore my skype chat history after system reinstallation?

Is there way to restore skype chat history after system reinstallation or history cleaning? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Backup chat history from Viber on Android or Viber on Desktop

I'm curious how to back up user history (with icons, photos, time and everything) from Viber installed on Android or Android on my Desktop. The best way I guess would be exporting it as html with ...
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LInux csh shell: gaining full command history

I am trying to retrieve some recent commands which I entered using the csh shell in Linux. However, when attempting to use the history command and various combinations of flags I am unable to view ...
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Working with Box Sync, is there an easy way to diff to previous versions?

I am used to diff text files using tools like P4Merge or WinMerge. Now I have to work with box.com and Box Sync. I want to diff my current file to a previous version. Do I have to go to the web ...
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How do I re-sync Google Chrome's URL bar suggestions with my history?

Chrome has a bug: Visit a URL in Chrome Delete that entry from your history Start typing that URL into the URL bar Expected behavior: the full URL is not suggested. Actual behavior: the full URL ...
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Where can I download Google's full browsing history?

Google's signed-in devices (can) sync browsing history, as explained here. I tried to use Takeout to download it, but it only seems to offers Search history. Where can I find this data?
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Google Chrome not showing first visit of sites

In Google Chrome, it used to be that when I clicked on the site icon to the left-hand side of the URL, the "Connection" tab would report when I first visited the currently displayed website. I also ...
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How do I search my browser history in Microsoft Edge?

That's it. "How do I search my browser history in Microsoft Edge?" I have searched Microsoft support and community pages but I still don't know.
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Accidentally partially deleted home directory . . . Killed with ctl-c, which file is corrupted?

I was running some software in my home directory (last time I do that!). Stupid config file asks what directory I wanted to put my output files. I accidently used ~/ as my output directory. It ...
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How many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used?

I'm looking for a way to get to know how many times - on a specified date - a DVD recorder was used (DVD(s) burning). I'm running Windows Vista. The program used to burn DVD(s) doesn't create any ...
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Stop PowerShell from sharing command history between simultaneous instances

Let's say I have two PowerShell instances open simultaneously. If I type a command in one of those instances, hit enter, switch to the other one and hit "up", the command I previously typed appears ...
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Where can I see my downloads history in Internet Explorer 10?

Is there any database or file that saves all the downloads history in Internet Explorer 10? Something like index.dat that contains all the visits history in Internet Explorer or like downloads.sqlite ...
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Chrome recently closed tabs are gone

I'm using Google Chrome for Windows 8.1 64 bit and what I do is I love to stack tabs. I always have 200-250 tabs in 4-5 different chrome. Thing is when I restart or close the browser I always had ...
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Create an hidden location for HIstory [firefox]

I have got a desktop computer XP with Firefox 38.0.1 How to create another location [a second location] for Firefox history so that when someone deletes it closing Firefox automatically and/or ...
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How to have call history list with latest first

How can I reverse the call history display order in Skype? Currently the newest addition goes to the bottom, I would like to have the latest at the top and oldest at the bottom.
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Bash history deduplication causing dangerous multi-shell behaviour

I am using the following code in my .bash_profile to filter and de-duplicate my bash history: shopt -s histappend HISTSIZE=100000 HISTFILESIZE=100000 HISTCONTROL=ignoredups:erasedups PROMPT_COMMAND="...
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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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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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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 ...