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Thursday, June 23rd 2005, 4:24pm

How to clear Konqueror's location bar history

I am trying to figure out how to clear the location bar history. I right click in the location bar and click clear, then I also click empty contents. When I exit the browser and reopen the window, the history has returned. This seems to be an issue that makes Konqueror non-secure. How can I keep others from viewing the pages that I have previously logged into, and where I have been?

I even went to ./kde/share/apps/kio_http/cache/and emptied all the shortcuts, but alas, they still show up in the browser!



Friday, June 24th 2005, 7:30am

RE: How to clear Konqueror's location bar history

To begin with the last question: you should use an account per user, and keep your password secret. Then, only you can see your history. Of course, people with root-rights can also access your history, but they can anyway.

To clear the history, there is another button "Clear history" in the configurion. Try Konqueror:Settings->Setup Konqueror->History->Clear history (note: translated, so the real text could differ).



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Monday, June 27th 2005, 7:31am

Further to this, where is the file that contains the addresses of websites visited stored and what is it called?


Monday, June 27th 2005, 8:03am

I suspect ~/.kde/share/apps/konqueror/konq_history to have something to do with this.



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Friday, July 1st 2005, 12:42pm

I might be pushing it here but where is the ~/.kde directory? I know where / is but not ~/.



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Friday, July 1st 2005, 1:51pm

~/ is a form to write "user's home directory"

~ is used in shells as a shortcut/alias for that special directory.

~/.kde directory means the .kde directory in your home directory, i.e. the path

#> kde-config --localprefix

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