Are you a web developer and use multiple browsers? Too much of a pain to coordinate productivity plugins between FF, Safari, and Chrome?
Use this handy script to route time-suck websites to local host while you're working, and then turn them back on later.
Linux, Mac OSX 10.4+ (Safari 6.0.x+, Chrome 21.x+, Firefox 16+, Opera 12+)
blocked_sites to add or remove your particular time-suck websites.
sudo sh install_gsd.
sudo gsd on
Blocks the websites on the
blocked_sites list by routing them to localhost in etc/hosts
sudo gsd off
Removes the sites on
blocked_sites list from etc/hosts.
I'm still learning bash scripting, so this little exercise is thanks to the work of :
Let me know if there are horrifying, horrifying errors.
Copyright 2012, John Cockrell
Licensed under GNU General Public License 3.0