Clearing recently used files history

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Clearing recently used files history

Post#1 by gary_gangler » 18 Sep 2019, 21:03

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this, but I have a question: How do I clear recently used files history on Porteus?

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Post#2 by Ed_P » 19 Sep 2019, 00:19

What type of files, browser files or files on your system? How are you saving changes?
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Post#3 by gary_gangler » 19 Sep 2019, 15:19

Ed_P wrote:
19 Sep 2019, 00:19
What type of files, browser files or files on your system? How are you saving changes?
All kind of files actually. I was wondering if it is possible to clear recently used file list on Porteus.

Hopefully this shouldn't be too confusing.

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Post#4 by ncmprhnsbl » 19 Sep 2019, 21:47

hi, which DE are you using?
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Post#5 by gary_gangler » 20 Sep 2019, 01:11

ncmprhnsbl wrote:
19 Sep 2019, 21:47
hi, which DE are you using?
LXDE with Openbox.

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Post#6 by ncmprhnsbl » 20 Sep 2019, 02:59

ok, i guess you're talking about the "Open File" type dialog that appears in various apps..
the contents of the "recently used" part is stored in /home/guest/.local/share/recently-used.xbel .
you can just delete it( it'll be regenerated next time you open something) or edit it, removing individual <bookmark></bookmark> entries..
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