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 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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How can I search and sort history in IE, or really any browser

I find this so frustrating. I read many technical articles in a day, none really that significant. Then a day or two later I realize something in that article is now relevant. I use the search ...
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Find all Skype conversations in containing a username and a given text?

I cannot find Skype conversation history search feature via Skype itself. This is inconvinient for me when I since I often chat with one customer in serval groups and cannot remember important ...
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Firefox URL Suggestion filtering

As the web browsing addict that I am I visit quite a few different websites during a day. This leaves my Firefox history filled with websites and their associated pages. Example of history: ...
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Firefox doesn't always start up and “forgets” history

I have a few issues with Firefox. Most of the time when I start Firefox, it doesn't do anything, the process does not show up either. Only when I open it for a second or third time, it actually ...
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Are there any third party Skype chat log viewers for the mac?

According to this question, Skype's chat history viewer is limited - it won't show chats for users no longer in your contact list, cannot allow for search, and generally is not as useful when you're, ...
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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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How do you add non-IE browsing to Windows 7's Run history?

Back when I used Internet Explorer, Microsoft kindly logged the browsing history for me (until index.dat filled up, that is). Anyway, since my days of using IE by default, I have missed the ...
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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 delete active logins in ie9

How to delete active Logins in ie9?? I want all logins to be cleared on closing the browser(ie9). Can anyone help me out??
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bash prompt command being overwritten when invoking history/deleting command

My Bash prompt clears itself when deleting the text after it or going too far in the history. When logging in, the prompt looks normal. There are white brackets around a colored username and then a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Displaying timestamp in Google Chrome browsing history

Google Chrome allows to view the browsing history. Is there any way to display a more complete timestamp i.e. having the hour, minute and second instead of having just the date?
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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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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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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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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 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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Can we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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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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Chrome extension that permanently displays the history of a tab?

I am looking for an extension that would display for each tab, its history like this: [history(-3)] [history(-2)] [[history(-1)] The motivation is that sometimes when I come back to the browser ...
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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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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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Git Extensions takes over 1.5 minutes to show a diff of a merge commit due to the diff with parent feature

Git Extensions diff is slow when looking at the diff of a merge commit between two branches that have significantly diverged due to the diff with parent being shown. The diff with parent was added a ...
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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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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 ...