dotcss is two(2) things:
- A tiny web server that runs on your machine, serving CSS files
- A Chrome extension that fetches these CSS files and injects them based on their filename.
The files are requested on a per-page basics, based on the hostname. For
example, if you go to https://github.com,
~/.css/github.com.css would be injected into the page.
This makes it super simple and easy to change and improve the look of your favorite sites.
How it works
Chrome extensions can't access the filesystem, so dotcss runs a tiny web
server on port 1243 that serves files out of the
- OS X or Linux
- Ruby 1.8 or newer
- rake (
gem install rake)
- Chrome or Chromium
- on Linux:
exo-open(Can be found in exo-utils on Ubuntu. Required until Bug #378783 in xdg-utils is fixed.)
- Ensure you have stewart's dotcss installed and running
- Install the extension