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Enable Java on Google Chrome - Step by step guide ?

This article covers the method of enabling Java on Google Chrome. It basically revolved around adding an extension to the Google Chrome browser that supports Java. In fact, by adding this extension to your browser, you will no longer face any difficulty in running the web pages containing Java applets on Google Chrome.

How to Enable Java in Opera ?

Yet again, disabling and enabling the Java plugin in the Opera browser is simple and straightforward:

  • Type opera:plugins in the address bar type and hit enter.
  • Navigate to the installed plugins.
  • Scroll down and click on Enable to turn on Java.

Change the Autofill Settings in Google Chrome

This article covers the method of changing the Autofill settings of Google Chrome. 

How to turn Off Autofill in Chrome ?

  • Click the Chrome menu icon. (Three dots at top right of screen.)
  • Click on Settings.
  • In the "Autofill" section, expand the area for which you wish to disable Autofill.
  • Toggle the setting OFF if it is on.  The system will automatically save your settings.

Block YouTube on Google Chrome - Step by step guide ?

This article covers how to conveniently block YouTube on your Google Chrome browser for as long as you want. In fact, once you feel like you do not need to keep this website blocked anymore, then you can unblock it from your browser at any time you want.

How to block YouTube using site settings ?

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Go to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com
  • Click on the lock icon on the left side of the URL.
  • Choose Site settings from the drop-down menu.
  • Scroll down to Your device use.
  • Click on the Ask (default) box.
  • Select Block.

How to Block YouTube on Google Chrome on a Desktop ?

  • Open Mobicip on your browser and log in.
  • Click on the Family tab on the top menu.
  • Scroll down until you see Websites.
  • Click on the arrow on the right side.
  • Under Blocked websites, type in "youtube.com".
  • Click Block.

Methods to Remove PPAs Package Added in Ubuntu Linux system

This article covers the different methods to remove packages in Ubuntu Linux. 

How to use PPA ?

Ubuntu provides a platform called Launchpad that enables software developers to create their own repositories. An end user i.e. you can add the PPA repository to your sources.list and when you update your system, your system would know about the availability of this new software and you can install it using the standard sudo apt install command like this.

To summarize:

  • $ sudo add-apt-repository <PPA_info> <– This command adds the PPA repository to the list.
  • $ sudo apt-get update <– This command updates the list of the packages that can be installed on the system.
  • $ sudo apt-get install <package_in_PPA> <– This command installs the package.

A repository is a collection of files that has information about various software, their versions and some other details like the checksum.

Each Ubuntu version has its own official set of four repositories:

  • Main – Canonical-supported free and open-source software.
  • Universe – Community-maintained free and open-source software.
  • Restricted – Proprietary drivers for devices.
  • Multiverse – Software restricted by copyright or legal issues.

ssh-keygen Command in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux server - Explained with examples

This article covers how to generate different types of keys like RSA, DSA for authentication and connect to the different remote servers by copying the public key to the $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys file of the remote server.

Install VLC Media Player on Manjaro 21.2.2 Linux System

This article covers how to install VLC media player on Manjaro Linux. In fact, you can run the application whenever you want and stream videos on it. VLC supports subtitles, closed captions and is translated into numerous languages.

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