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Small script to configure your hosts file so you don't get distracted during the day

Project description

horseshit

PyPI version

horseshit is an easy-to-use command line program that blocks websites known to distract us from our work, which is forked from leftnode/get-shit-done.

Available in Python 2.x/3.x, horseshit is also a PyPI package that can be easily installed and updated via pip.

Project homepage: http://www.soimort.org/horseshit

Installation

1. Using the PyPI package:

Install the PyPI package:

$ [sudo] pip install horseshit

or:

$ [sudo] easy_install horseshit

2. Using Git:

Clone the Git repository:

$ git clone git://github.com/soimort/horseshit.git
$ [sudo] python setup.py install

Usage

1. Configuration

horseshits is a no-brainer plain text file contains a load of horseshits that may distract you from work, line by line.

twitter.com
plus.google.com
reddit.com

On *nix systems, put your horseshits into:

/etc/horseshits

Or: (recommended!)

~/.config/horseshits

On Windows, put it into your user directory:

.config/horseshits

2. To get-shit-done

Execute it as root because it modifies your hosts file and restarts your network daemon.

$ sudo get-shit-done work

3. To no longer get-shit-done

$ sudo get-shit-done play

Additional Tips

You can, of course, use get-shit-done with your crontab, to control your work time and play time during the day. Whatever, I should say self-control is always the best.

Acknowledgement

Thanks to Vic Cherubini, the original author of get-shit-done.

Changelog

0.0.2

Date: 2013-01-14

  • Initial release.

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