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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Understand structure of Chrome User Profile data to Transfer to new PC/ OS & avoid Settings corruption Error?

Older answers are not working so I'm including things that may work in pieces. Chrome Version: 44.0.2403.155 m - 44.0.2403.157 m I used to be able to copy entire Chrome User Profile\Default from OS ...
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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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How does Google Chrome know my Firefox history if I never imported it?

I have Firefox and Google Chrome installed in the same machine (Linux). It happens when I type something in Chrome Omnibox it suggests pages I have already visited in Firefox. I have never connected ...
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Force Chrome to keep history longer than 10 weeks

I am looking for a way to have Chrome keep my history for longer than 10 weeks. The main functionality I am looking for is the ability to see hyperlinks displayed in purple for websites that I've ...
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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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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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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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Is it Possible to get list of commands i typed in dos prompt?

I would like to search my own CMD history. we could browse within the same session, you can browse it with the up and down arrow keys but what about the history of former CMD sessions? Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Where can I view IO device history in Windows (8/7)?

Essentially I need to view the IO devices that have been connected/disconnected in the past, and when they'd been connected. If such logs don't exist, how can I record them? I was able to find ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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delete history matching ip address?

In chrome history, I search for the ip address I want to remove (e.g. 192.168.2) and it lists all the history matching that address. I then click the first item, shift-click the last item to select ...
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Where is Internet Explorer 10 history stored?

I'm using Windows7 64 and Internet Explorer 10. I find a strange thing about my IE history: I can search history for certain pages and they show, but they are not in any of those "View by Date", ...
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Google Chrome history

There's a bug, I think, in the way Chrome manages its history. When I clear the history with CCleaner, I can open Chrome and see that History is blank. However, as soon as I start browsing the web a ...
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Does IE (6) have a Download History?

I’m in the process of doing some data-recovery and as part of that, I am using browser histories to get information about the source, filename, and timestamp of files that were downloaded over the ...
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Windows Update history contradicting itself

I was just working on a Thinkpad with Windows 7 and in the homepage of Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update it showed Most recent check for updates: Never Updates were installed: ...
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Chrome extension that can open URLs

There are some extensions for Google Chrome browser - History 2, Better History Manager, etc. I need this one, but with feature of open URLs of founded via search masks. For example, I open my history ...
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Check Program History in Windows Vista

Is there a way within Windows Vista to check program history, much like how a web browser logs web pages that you have visited? Let's I wanted to see when chrome.exe was started. I'm not looking for ...