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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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Why traceroute on Windows is named tracert - book that I am reading is claiming that there is some historical context

The book called "UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, 5th Edition" on a page about traceroute, in the footnote is saying that "Windows have it's own version, named tracert (special points on ...
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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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How can I view the timestamp for History items in Firefox Android? [migrated]

I need to view the exact times I visited certain pages in Firefox mobile for Android. Is there a way to do this, or export the data to view it somehow?
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How do you access clipboard history in MacOS

I am using MacOS Yosemite (10.10.5). All the questions I find about clipboard history in StackExchange suggest that you have to install a third party app to acquire this feature. But when I use the ...
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Firefox: are history and visited link colors related?

I use Firefox 61.0.2 in Win 10 Pro. I'm doing an online course. I need to be able to preserve the color of visited links. So when every link on a page is red, I can proceed to the next page. FF was ...
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How to preserve “visited” links on specific sites?

I use both Chrome and Firefox. Objectives: To preserve visited links for an online course, and maybe a few other sites To be able to delete cookies regularly. For other sites, I don't care if ...
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Extending the retention duration (history) of “Recent Files”

With Super User's help, I've regained my shortcut to "Recent Files". However, the files listed only go back about a month, whereas in Windows 7 it was many months. Is there a Registry entry for ...
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Why is the command history only saved on exit

I am trying to save a different history file per tab / terminal but I cannot manage to save it immediately after a command is run. The history is just saved when I run "exit". This is a problem as ...
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Google chrome and closed session

Does anyone know how to restore the session before the last session by 3 sessions ? because I have closed my session by accident and I have opened chrome three times after that... so maybe google ...
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How do I determine at which commit a non-versioned fork of a git repository was made?

The question How do I determine at which point in the git history the source tree (or a part of it) was copied? Not forked or cloned — git metadata is lost. The issue at hand I wish to determine at ...
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How to filter history from this device only in Chrome?

I don't want to disable history sync completely, I just want to filter only history of this device? Agree that it is strange, if it was possible to filter by destination host, but impossible to ...
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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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Wrap the history number - reset history number without losing history

I display the history number as part of my prompt, e.g., {!1123}(j:~)$ ls /some/long/and/hard/to/type/path so that I can do it later with !1123. My HISTSIZE and HISTFILESIZE are both 200, but this ...
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Why are most Skype chatsync .dat files missing?

I've been trying to find out what I said in an old deleted Skype message, and I've tried different SQLite programs, such as Skyperious and Skype Log Viewer, but the deleted messages come up blank. I ...
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Firefox remove site from history

Firefox desktop has the "forget about this site". However for mobile I am only seeing option to remove single page and clear all history. Can I remove an entire site from Firefox mobile history?

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