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Tuesday, 18 December 2012

How do I delete the entire history (Recently Used Items) in the dash?

how do i delete the entire history(Recently Used Items) in ubuntu

An alternative way, with a simple interface to remove all record logs of Recently Used files and applications in Ubuntu 12.04 is to follow these simple steps:
  1. Click on the control icon (cog wheel on top right hand corner of display screen);
  2. Select System settings;
  3. Click on All Settings tab at the top of the dialogue window that opens up;
  4. Select Privacy icon;
  5. Select tab Recent Items;
  6. Under "Forget Activities option" listed, select All in the drop-down box on the right-hand side of the option;
  7. Click on Delete History button;
  8. Click on Yes to the confirmation dialogue;
  9. Close System Settings application window;
Job is done!