How to Fix java plugin in Ubuntu for Firefox/Chrome
Your browser Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome refuses to execute a java applet because of the security risks related to an old version of java, most likely the jdk1.7.0_40 which has been disabled by Mozilla Firefox plugin mantainers on October the 16th. So you probably want to install jdk1.7.0_45. Anyway, this said, this procedure will most likely work with following versions of Java, Firefox, Chrome, Ubuntu 🙂 And of course. if you need to install Java for your browsers or operating system and you haven’t yet installed once, just skip the parts with the “rm” command as the rest is the same.
Here is how i installedVirtual Box guest additions to my DebianVirtual Machine. This is in a bigger project so i can produce my own Vagrant boxes with any operating system i want. Also this is a good practice when a new Virtual Machine is installed.
First of all start you Vm from the Virtualbox GUI.
This is quite a common task, but sometimes it’s not easy (especially first times) to remember these settings. So for me and others who need a static ip address on a raspberry pi running Debian, here is how:
How to setup a static IP Address on Raspberry-pi running Raspbian or Debian
Fail2ban is one of my favourite server securing software, because it not only protects against several consequences deriving from being attacked by some script kiddy, but it saves a lot of system resources otherwise wasted serving pages to bots or similar.
I just discovered an annoying and repeated access log entry on my access logs wich leads to a 403/404 (i faked a little tso it makes sense for this article) error page (forbidden) and then i decided to let a specialized software do the job instead of using wordpress plugin, wich ,would act at a php/mysql level having to generate each time server headers, and here again, wasting server resources.