Questions tagged [history]

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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Google meet history [migrated]

I am having a serious problem, having to verify I attended a Google meet a month ago. Unfortunately I can not find anything on my history because it is showing only the history of a month or something....
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Is there a way to export Slack conversation history?

A colleague has announced they are leaving the company in 2 weeks. A few weeks ago, another colleague left the company, and his Slack account immediately disappeared, and I could no longer see any of ...
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How to prevent manual deletion of individual items from Chrome Browsing History?

I am monitoring my ward's usage of Internet on my device. I would like it to be all transparent that is saved in history and such that it can't be deleted by my ward. Avoiding access entirely to the ...
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Showing ALL visited folders in recent folders, not just the ones where a file was opened

When I am programming I visit various folders to check their contents or run a command on one of the files within. Some folders are nested in a long hierarchy and its cumbersome and time consuming to ...
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Is there anyway to clear my Flash Projector history?

Ever since Flash died, I have been using the flash projector provided by the Adobe people. The flash projector is very excellent, except for the fact that it makes it obvious what you have been using ...
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Does WMP store the files or its history in a hidden location?

Does WMP have a hidden storage for recently/history file that I can access? I'm asking because my mother and I watched footage from a SD Card on WMP of someone stealing from our home and damaging some ...
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Is there a way to view the history of all remote access to/and from a PC?

My PC runs using Window 10, is a Dell Vostro SSD and lately I found out that someone remotely accessed my PC. I have now closed this access route down but I would like to know if there is a way of ...
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Hiding browser history popup in Google Chrome while screen sharing

I had this awkward scenario that while on a screen share session, Google Chrome brought up a lot of suggestions from my history in the search bar when I typed in the address bar which I wasn't very ...
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Internet Explorer download history

SANS's Windows Forensic Analysis poster saysI can find the IE 8 download history along the path: *%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\IEDownloadHistory* But folder IEDownloadHistory simply ...
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Firefox doesn't import all history from Chrome

When importing history from Google Chrome 89.0.4389.90 to Firefox 86.0.1, the latter doesn't import all items. Only last month's history is there while I have been using Chrome for over a year. How to ...
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How to fix Chrome Portable settings

Once in a while my Chrome Portable v72 on a start pretend it forgot history, cookies, bookmarks, everything, and don't let to update itself. This is a known problem with 10+ years history with Chrome, ...
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can ISP know your search queries on instagram?

I've became a bit curious about what ISP can know about me. I'm already aware that ISP can read our search history and many other things but my question is that can ISP know the queries I search on ...
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Disable Alt + Left to navigate back in Firefox

In Firefox 85 the Alt+Left arrow shortcut causes it to navigate back in browsing history. It does this even when a text field is focused and typed in which is just too much of a bad design for me, to ...
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I want to delete Chrome history from Mac, older than a certain date…how to do it?

From Chrome Privacy settings I can delete history from the last weeks or months, or all history. However, I would like to delete history older than one year as it starts to take a lot of GB on my Mac (...
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Export google chrome history to file [duplicate]

Im trying to automate export chrome history to a file. Ive learned google keep changing the mechanism for keeping history, while they used SQLLite i see in the version of chrome im using (88.X...) i ...
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How can I access the browser history on another computer?

I was on a loaner Chromebook while my original one was being fixed. I need to know if I can access the browser history of the loaner now that I am back on my own Chromebook?
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How to view file explorer operations history?

File explorer maintains a record of a list of operations (copy, delete, move, new, rename) performed in the current explorer process, so that if you change your mind, you can undo the changes (Ctrl+Z) ...
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Is there a way to filter the command history in Windows using cmder?

In Linux I can doing something like history | grep abc and that will only bring up the commands that start with 'abc'. With Windows in cmder, I can bring up the history of commands with the history ...
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Bash history limited to 1000 even with HISTSIZE=9999999

On my old notebook (Debian sid) I had this in my ~/.bashrc and it used to work (e.g. history was more or less unlimited and it was being saved on each command): export PROMPT_COMMAND='printf "\...
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Is it safe to delete $OF folder in Windows 10 Home? It has taken up 100 GB

Is it safe to delete $OF folder?
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How do I get rid of chrome autofill suggestions so they don’t appear?

When I clear history, I have the option to clear: browsing history download history cookies and other site data cached images and files passwords and other sign-in data autofill form data site ...
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Where does Notepad++ store the clipboard history items?

In Notepad++ for a windows machine, at what file path does the clipboard history get saved? I would like to be able to save all clipboard history items in a separate txt file without using any plugins....
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Can I merge two different (history.dp) files

Is there a way to combine "merge" two safari history.db files? or convert these files to plist? Thanks!
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How to set Firefox side-bar history to remember sort order between sessions

Since, I believe, version 78.01 of Firefox the side bar no longer recalls my preference (that isn't the default) for the side bar sort order. I have searched in about:config for a setting that ...
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How to see the history of all files/folders and programs that where added to pc? [duplicate]

I noticed a big jump in used space on my C: drive and i want to see what is the cause of that. Is there a way to see the history of all files/folders and programs added to my pc? (Using Windows 10)
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How To Change Device Name Used By Google Chrome Browser For History Tracking

As seen in the image below, this is what Google Chrome thinks the hostname of the Windows 10 machine is. However this is not the case and the hostname is something completely different. How can this ...
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Options to view deleted history from Chrome on Linux. No backup

I have seen several questions and links via google search that help in this process; however, they don't work in my case. I am on Linux and many of those links are for Windows/Mac. I don't have a ...
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Ex-wife might been checking my computer - MacOs Catalina 10.15.7

So I need to find out at what time "someone" might have typed in my password to unlock the screen saver, is there any way? I tried the last command in terminal and checked some of the ...
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Can I add links to my Google Chrome history without opening the URLs?

I'm the only person on Earth who wants to ADD items to their browser history, but I ask because part of my job is compiling and reviewing lists of links, and it's easier if I have the links in my ...
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how to view chrome notification history on a mac [duplicate]

Could anyone please explain how to view your chrome notification history on my mac? I have seen the thread that says in chrome go to chrome://flags/ but cannot find flags. Please excuse my ignorance, ...
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Selectively clear Firefox histroy

I have the following two cases: When I use some browser extension, Firefox adds the extension's window to the URL history - even if I am browsing in a private window. This can be seen in the ...
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Tuning vim's less.sh: enabling persistent search history

So, I'm using vim's less.sh in place of standard less pager: alias less=/usr/share/vim/vim81/macros/less.sh However, I have a major and a minor problem with it. The major issue is that it does not ...
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How do I determine which Windows services were recently disabled?

Does Windows 10 keep a log of when/which services were enabled/disabled? How would a person locate this information? Thanks!
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Chrome: Is there a way to make the search bar search only URL history?

I like to be able to use a prefix, e.g., ^ (which seemingly used to do just this), to force the omnibox to only search in my past URL history, and not clutter the autocomplete with Google search ...
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Recover Skype deleted message and deleted conversation history in Win 10

When referring to messages when using Skype, a deleted message means a deleted single message, in contrast to a deleted conversation which means that the user has deleted an entire conversation by ...
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In Chrome / History, how to open all tabs from a different synced computer's window?

I have several computers across the house. On my main computer, I'm working on several projects at once, so I have say 10 Chrome windows open and 20 tabs per window. Now, for whatever reason sometimes ...
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How do I turn the Chrome History Provider Cache into links?

Chrome crashed on me but after trying a lot of things, including changing last session to current session and the tabs, I found that History provider Cache contains all the links of the tabs I lost, ...
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Powershell persistent history in the ISE

(EDIT 2: now including the output of Get-Module) In a Powershell prompt I have persistent history across sessions (see this related question). But when I launch the Powershell ISE, I do not have ...
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Insert multiple lines from zsh history

I'm trying to easily insert multiple lines from my history into the current prompt (to implement https://github.com/junegunn/fzf/issues/1806). Given I have the numbers of the lines, how do I insert a ...
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Firefox — How to preserve history?

Is there an option in Firefox which "archives" expired history rather than erasing it? For example if it could save expired URLs to a file that would be useful.
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Few history entries are not destroyable on Firefox (it might be a bug). Does a workaround exists?

I can clear the last hour or day of my Firefox Quantum 68.9.0esr (64 bits) history on Debian 10. But attempting to clear it all has no effect. I searched why and removed on the history windows all ...
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Disable Windows search history

Question: how can I disable Windows search history? (Screenshot) What I did: disabled "My device history" and "cleared my device history" from Windows Permission & History settings. All data-...
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How to import partial Firefox browsing history?

Strangely my Firefox browsing history that's older than a few months is missing. I don't know why as I have set "Firefox will Remember history" in the options and expected it to have it remember all ...
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Browsing history windows 10

I need to find a website that I visited with chrome but unfortunately the history is not old enough because it was cleared after visiting this site. Is there any another windows registry that contains ...
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Does zsh have an equivalent to bash's “history -c”?

I'm administrating a linux server of a club, but I'm not the only admin. All admins log in as root. Please don't ask me why, it was the majority decision of the other admins. I know that this is not ...
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Can the browse history on a co-worker's computer be found or linked to my browse history on my Android?

Can the browse history on a co-worker's computer be found or linked to a browse history on an Android? I was looking for a recipe on the browser of my husband's Android that I asked he look up for ...
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How do I clear recent emoji input history on Windows 10 emoji panel?

WinKey+. provides an emoji panel, but it shows recent emojis; How do I clear recent emojis?
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What precautions to take after a trojan Win32/Occamy.C infection

Platform Details: Windows 10, 64 bit. Infection History. I downloaded this cheat tool for a game. After that, I performed the following sequence of actions: I extracted the software from the package ...
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How to save history between zsh terminals?

I do some work in a single terminal tab: > ls > ps Then I close the terminal, and open a new terminal, and run history > history 1 history My .zsh file looks like this setopt ...
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How to search backwards in zsh/bash BUT relative to directory

Problem: In the terminal, when I press Ctrl+R to do a backward-search using the zsh/bash history, it searches all commands sorted by most recently used. Problem is some commands are completely ...

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