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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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Search text of webpages using browser history in chrome?

I've seen this question already: Full text Search of browser history, through the browser I remember that Chrome used to do this if you go to the History view and enter a query in the search box ...
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reverse history search with regular expressions

I'm looking for a tool to allow reverse incremental searching with simple regular expression (or just multiple matches) support. For example, if I want to find the command 'foo bar baz', I could do ...
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Completely disabling Chrome browsing history

I disabled browsing history from My Activity and deleted all elements; I made Chrome's History file read only; my browsing history from Clear browsing data shows "None" and I disabled history sync. ...
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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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How can I view full URLs in Chrome history?

I use Chrome 78.0.3904.97 on Windows 10. There is a "History" menu option that lists previously visited pages. It shows the page title and the domain name, but not the full URL. How can I view the ...
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Where does Chromium store bookmarks and browsing history in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and Chromium. Where does the latter store bookmarks and history? There are several bookmark folders, but there is no file ~/.config/chromium/ in the system.
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Remove ZSH/oh-my-zsh history substring search up-arrow functionality

I recently installed zsh and oh-my-zsh, which come with the history substring search up-arrow functionality that I would like to remove. Currently pressing the up arrow in my shell having already ...
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Is it possible for my firefox browser and my chrome browser to sync their visited url list

so that :visited on one css gives the same answer as on the other? and links that turn color on one browser also (sooner or later) turn color on the other browser (maybe after a page reload).
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How can i find what time a search on chrome was done

When looking at your chrome history search, is there a way to see the time that the original site was searched?
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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 address bar, but I haven't found anything about this solution. I tried to uncheck ...
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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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How can I view more of my history in Screen on Linux?

I was running scripts overnight from the command line (inside Screen on a Linux EC2 instance) and some errors that I was not tracking occurred. I want to "scroll up" or view more of the history in ...
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firefox advanced search history syntax

I know, when I search in firefox history, 'youtube blender' finds all items with strings youtube AND blender. But what I have to type to filter all items "youtube NOT blender" ?
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Display Chrome full history

How do I display all of my browsing history in Google Chrome? When I press Ctrl+H I get most of the visited pages, but there are few missing as shown on following screenshot: Is there a way to get ...
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Change directory to previous directory in Powershell

I am a Linux guy, but am trying to be open-minded and learn some Powershell. I miss the ability to cd - back to a previous directory, like in *nix shells. Is there a similar command in Powershell&...
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Configure .bashrc to save all commands and output

For a new project we are setting up a Linux box that will run several processes. To be better able to backtrack or rollback configurations we'd like to keep a persistent history of all commands ...
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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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how to see history of a normal user from root

If I am logged in as root, how will I be able to see history of other users. I tried using su -c but it's blank for history command for example if I run the following command from root root@server:#...
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How to transfer Google Chrome history to IE?

I switched to Google Chrome for about two months to try it out (on Windows 8.1) and now I am switching back to IE. I can't be opening up Chrome every time I need to access my history. I also get ...
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View Google Chrome history on current device only

In Google Chrome 42, it is combining a user's history from home to work and school. A teacher saw the history and saw very questionable pornographic materials (we have a zero-tolerance policy for ...
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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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Per-directory bash/zsh history log files

I find I do a lot of work on a project in a set directory. Sometimes — a few months down the track — I need to redo something on that project but I can't remember what I did. I use ...
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How do I see a history of what I've POST-ed in Google Chrome?

I just submitted a form that included a text box, in which I had written a quite long text. In another textbox, I filled in a date in the wrong format - and instead of getting an error message, the ...
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Delete URL history in Google Chrome

I'm looking for a way to delete a whole URL in Google Chrome. Do I need to run some other program or can it be done in the browser itself?
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Retrieve message history from Viber PC version

I was using Viber in both PC (window 7) and Mobile phone. application on my phone and pc has been reinstalled. i cannot retrieve the message history on the viber application for pc. Good thing i have ...
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How to record entire browsing history in Firefox? [closed]

How does one record and view the entire browsing history in Firefox? I'm thinking of some sort of table containing an entry every time I load page, including basics like page title, visit timestamp, ...
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How can I recover the Chrome history which is deleted by CCleaner?

Yesterday, I updated CCleaner and did the "Easy Clean", then my Google Chrome history was deleted. I always uncheck the checkbox of deleting Chrome history because I want to keep it, but I didn't know ...
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View full history for powershell, not just current session

Powershell now handily remembers history from previous sessions, and I can get to earlier commands simply by using the up-arrow. What I would like though is to be able to display this history, but I ...
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Disable history in Chromium?

Is there really no way at all to make Chromium clear browsing history on exit? The closest way I know is to use incognito mode, which is fine except for the inconvenience of opening the browser, ...
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How to remove bad history item of stupid chrome [duplicate]

Every when I input g in address bar. Below is what happened:
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Is it possible to retrieve history after deleted from Google Chrome?

Is there any way to get back or retrieve history in Google Chrome after the history is cleared ?
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Chrome browser history: is it possible to see sent emails from Gmail?

I sent an email from my Gmail account. However, something went wrong, and I cannot see it in my "Sent" folder. Is it possible to use Chrome, to see POST request I have sent, to inspect the problem? ...
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Nagios Webinterface Log History (No history information was found for this host in this archived log file)

I noticed that our Nagios Webinterface isn't displaying the log archive/history properly, it doesn't show the daily logs... instead it displays sometimes 2 weeks as one log, sometimes 10 days and so ...
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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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Is there a directory history for bash?

Is there something like bash's reverse-search-history (Ctrl-r), but for only directories? I have some deep folder hierarchies that I want to jump to, so I'd like to use something like reverse-search-...
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How do you clear your browsing history?

How do I clear my browsing history? Windows and Ubuntu, please. Update: We already do all use CCleaner, I clear my Flash cookies, etc... Everything minus the Sandboxie thing.
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What is the background of the number 1024?

I couldn't figure out where the number 1024 came from. Of course I found out that the number can be described as 2^10. I know that 1 byte = 8 bits. My question now is why did you take ^10? My ...
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Firefox sort history based on time

Sadly it only seems possible to sort history on date After collecting all sites of today (way too many) Firefox orders the history alphabetically. I want to sort only on time and date. Like with ...
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Delete Internet Connection history from a PC

I need to delete internet connection history from a PC, like it was never ever connected to any form of internet, be it wireless or wired and that none of its apps ever connected to and downloaded ...
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Deleting browser history from other user

I've recently got my domain account blocked. Now they have to inspect the entire computer and I do have some stuff in my browser history that I would like them to not see. I do have access to the ...
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Is there a way to view Google Chrome browsing history past three months ago?

I'm trying to find a page I looked at months ago but it looks like it's disappeared off the face of the planet. I thought I would have better luck looking through my Google Chrome browsing history, ...
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How to have a single history from all bash terminals?

I typically have multiple bash terminals open and I would like for the commands from all terminal sessions to go into a single history file, so I can see my command history chronological order across ...
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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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Does phpMyAdmin 4.7.6 have ability to save SQL queries

I've recently upgraded to latest version of phpMyAdmin and it appears the ability to save queries has disappeared. Maybe there is a setting I need to change to get the dropdown and ability to save the ...
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Where are chrome history logs stored on my windows 10 computer?

I want to know if there is another way to access my chrome history other than typing in ipconfig/displaydns and going through chrome's history online. I've heard that they are logs saved in the ...
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Bash history being deleted between seasons no matter what

I have read several posts already and changed the .bashrc file a few times too. Nothing works, and I cannot find the root of the problem. Originally I wanted to check my history of commands even if I ...
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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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View webpage version from a specific date (can't find it archived)?

Long story short - Need to view a version of this webpage from April 13th, 2019, nowhere to be found on the internet. I have visited it on my computer on that date, but I have no idea if it's possible ...
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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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When “smart” copy-paste of styles/images was introduced?

I noticed today, perhaps first time ever, how much of "smart" copy-paste we are having. For example, you can copy-paste text from Word document into Google Docs document, and it will preserve styles. ...