I am running Ubuntu, and I was wondering if there are any settings that I can change in order to remove to make it so that users of the computer cannot delete the history in Firefox without a password. I am even willing to switch to another Internet browser if necessary.
I am new to unix, I am looking for a script to delete files older than 7 days but i also want to exclude certain directories (like arch,log .....) and also some files with extensions ike .ksh, .ch, ..............) in directories and sub directories
I got this part from my script working that it will delete a folder is from 8 days agoEightDaysAgo=`(date --date="8 days ago" +%d-%m-%Y)`rm -rf $EightDaysAgoTarHowever I need to remove files that are older than 8days for example if the script is'nt run for a day it will remove both the 9th and 8th day one not just the 8th day one. If I'm making any sense lol
I have been trying to write a script that will take a directory, for example /accounts compress it into a .tar file with the filename containing the date of compression, for example accounts030210.tar and then place that file into a directory called /archive
I also want the script to delete files in /archive that are older than 7 days.
I am having my own testing server in which mySQL database will be backed up daily. in the format mysql_backup_dd/mm/yy.tar.gz in my home folder I need to setup a cron job to delete the backups older than 7 days.how to do this.
After several site:centos.org searches on Google and not finding anything remotely related to this question, I ask, how do I update Firefox 3.0 to Firefox 3.5 without losing any of my settings, history, bookmarks ,etc.?
I'm using RHEL 5.0 and i want to delete history for n users at a time.i can use history -c from each user login and delete but i want another way.or i want to create a shell script by using which i can do d task at a glance for all users.
I have set up a simple find and delete script for files older than X days. The problem is that some of the files that are send in this share are transfered from an archive server and creation/modified date remains the same when copied and the age of them could be a year ago or older and they get deleted over night by the script.For performance reasons the raid is mounted with noatime in fstab.Do you see any solution to this problem except enabling atime?I'm thinking at some more advanced script that writes the list of added files once a day and marks them for deletion after some time.
I have installed Squeeze with the Gnome desktop and the Totem Movie Player Application. It seems to work ok but it seem there is no way to delete the history. I found one post on the subject with no reply and have read the bug reports and the problem was not mentioned. I tried to find the file containing the history without success.
I thought I would give Gwibber a a try, so I set up my Twitter account with it. Seemed to work just fine. However, when I deleted the Twitter account from Gwibber, the messages I previously downloaded are still in the main window. I've checked for ".gwibber" in the home folder, but there's not one. So, I did a search on the machine for all Gwibber folders, and none had any message history in it.
I am using skype in fedora 9. I am searching how can I delete skype call/chat history. I have searched some .dbb files in /home/<username>/.Skype/<skyID> directory like chatmsg2048.dbb. Can I safely remove these files in order to delete my chat history. Also, I cannot view these .dbb files in gedit. If I can read these files, I can better decide which history I need to delete.
My firefox bookmark and history is not accessible, instead a message is shown at the top of firefox window. The message reads: Browser Startup Error The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem. And it links to this mozilla page. How to find the error?
I continue to try and get the back the Firefox I grew to love prior to the 3.0 release. My latest endeavor is to clean-up the Awesome Bar history. I don't understand the reasoning behind the well established "Clear Private Data" tool and the fact that nothing seems to work to clear the Awesome Bar history. Why have the tool if it isn't going to clean the Awesome Bar also. I don't want to get into the merits of the Awesome Bar I just want to clear it when I want to. I have done a lot of searching on this and there doesn't seem to be a real solution. There are many sudo solutions that don't actually clear what the Awesome Bar keeps track of as to merely hide it from view. The most common are the Firefox 2 history bar reincarnations.
I am using ubuntu 10.04LTS on a tosh Satellite A210-12U lappy. Hardware wise its all working well. I also have firefox 3.6.10 A)Firefox....i have recurring history issues. If i set it to privacy/custom settings it wont save cookies.If i try and clear the history it wont clear and the history remains in the history list on the menu bar..its generally inconsistent/unreliable I have done some reading and there is some mention of a corrupted file and deleting the ~mozilla folder?
I seem to be getting a lot of firefox crashes. I was actually able to reproduce it every time by typing "S02" into the search bar...not sure why. Here's the backtrace. Edit: Odd, it also crashes when I enter s02 into my history search box...
OS: Ubuntu 10.4 I performed a routine "apt-get update", which apparently upgraded firefox to 3.6.14. If I start FF from the root account, everything works just fine. However, if I start FF from any normal user account, I get the error message: "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem" Running FF from root does not give the error (but then, who runs FF as root?). I looked at link at [URL] And renamed the places.sqlite to places.sqlite.old as instructed. Same error. So I quit FF and completely wiped out the .mozilla folder.
FF dutifully created a new .mozilla folder, then promptly gave me the exact same error message again. This STRONGLY indicates that it is not a permissions issue (besides, I looked at the permissions and everything in the .mozilla folder is owned by the user with at least rwx------ permissions... Now I give up on this version of FF (3.6.14pre (Namoroka)) and apt-get remove it, then issue apt-get install firefox-3.5. It re-installed apt-get install firefox-3.5... (the /etc/apt/sources.list file is attached).
Is it possible to locate the Firefox file that retains "Search" history (not particularly "Browser" history)?I have lost a hardcopy list of authors and titles of books/ebooks that I search the web for. However, most of the time when I would enter a name or title a drop down list would have that entry I wanted, and I could just click on it. That drop down list is what I am calling "Search" history.