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Block YouTube Channels, Videos and comments with Video Blocker

YouTube is an excellent resource for video content, but it is also plagued by spam, trolls, and lots of video content that you dislike. The trending and recommended video sections on the […]


Three essential tools for the GNU/Linux Photographer

As a Journalist by day, and awesome cave dwelling Linux nerd by night, I take a lot of photographs with my Nikon D3300. That said, there are the obvious tools by Adobe […]

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Firefox 60: HTTPS upgrade for Mixed Content

Mozilla plans to launch a new feature in Firefox 60 that upgrades optionally-blockable mixed content on HTTPS sites to HTTPS if possible. The migration to an HTTPS powered World Wide Web is […]

You can now report content on Ghacks

I don't write a lot about things that go on behind the scenes here on Ghacks. We work on the site constantly to improve it and make tweaks to it, but most […]

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KB4077528 and KB4077525 for Windows 10 released

Microsoft released two cumulative updates for Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows 10 version 1703 yesterday under KB4077528 and KB4077525. About 15% of all Windows 10 devices don't run the latest version, […]

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Search across all Firefox tabs with Search Multi Tabs

Search Multi Tabs is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that enables you to search across all open Firefox tabs at once. Veteran Firefox users may remember extensions such as […]

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Chronological list of all updated Microsoft KB support articles

It is difficult to keep up with Microsoft. If you administrate Windows server or client systems or are responsible for maintaining PCs in a home network or even individual PCs of friends […]

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Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox version 2.0 released

Security company Bitdefender has releaser Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox 2.0, a security extension for Mozilla's Firefox web browser today. The new version of Bitdefender TrafficLight for Firefox is the first version that […]

Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: Absolute Python Bundle

The Absolute Python Bundle is a Pay What You Want eLearning course. All courses are designed for users of all experience levels and access is granted for lifetime. Some are absolute beginner […]

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How to open Gigabyte-sized text files on Windows

When you try to load a Gigabyte-sized text file on Windows, you will find out quickly that the default programs that Windows ships with are not suited for this. While most users […]

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Check your passwords against the Pwned Passwords database

Is a password that you use actively to protect an account secure? The question is difficult to answer as it depends on your definition of secure. Secure can mean, among other things, […]

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Router Default Passwords for Windows

Router Default Passwords is a portable free software for Microsoft Windows devices that is a little helper application for discovering a router's IP address and listing default passwords. Most Windows PCs are […]


Use Chrome's Task Manager to find out which site or extension slows it down

One of the unique features of Google Chrome is the integrated task manager that the web browser ships with. While all modern operating systems feature a Task Manager, Chrome's task manager gives […]

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uTorrent Web First Look

uTorrent Web is a web-based client of the still-popular uTorrent BitTorrent application. The developers of uTorrent announced plans to release a web-based version of uTorrent in early 2017. Note: uTorrent Web is […]

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Dark Reader dark theme extension for Firefox

Dark Reader is a popular browser extension for Google Chrome which its developer, Alexander Shutov, released for Mozilla Firefox recently. The basic idea of the extension is to turn any website design […]

Back to basics Part 2 – Managing Users on a Debian base system

In part 1 of this little series we did some updating via CLI. Now, we will once again take a look at how to manage things via the terminal; like how to […]

Ghacks Deals: VPNSecure: Lifetime Subscription (91% off)

Today's featured deal is a lifetime subscription for the VPN service VPNSecure. It is available for $39.99 instead of the regular price of $450 for a limited time only and gives you […]

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XTR Toolbox review

XTR Toolbox is an open source program for Windows to tweak, clean and optimize the operating system. You can download and run the tool without installation but need to know that it […]