The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
186 views

Is there a Thunderbird add-on that prevents too much email checking?

I have been looking for a timer, a bit similar to Leechblock for Firefox; I could set it to, say, 30min, meaning that Thunderbird can only be on for 30min a day. The clock would reset everyday. I had ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Is there a program for Windows that allows me to voluntarily block a list of websites for a limited amount of time?

I am looking for something similar to RescueTime or SelfControl, both of which are available for Mac OS. Basically, I wish to enter a list of websites that are to be blocked, and then set a timer for ...
0
votes
1answer
513 views

Software to restrict web browsing to allow for productivity?

I check my e-mails too much. And from time to time I find a webpage that I keep checking too much (a forum thread and the likes). What tools can I use to restrict my access to these pages? (I use ...
2
votes
6answers
542 views

Ban from accessing websites

I tend to procrastinate a lot and hate myself for it. There are certain websites that I find myself losing the most time on, and doesn't even bring me that much entertainment anyway. How do I ban ...
5
votes
4answers
1k views

Block a URL at browser level

Does anyone have a solution (that doesn't involve editing the hosts file) to block a particular URL from FireFox? Basic back story is that I'm trying to discipline myself. I'm spending FAR too much ...
14
votes
17answers
648 views

How can I make it as difficult as possible to connect to the Internet from my “work computer”?

I can't work. I need to work. But I'm here and on dozens of other sites. I read Paul Graham's essay about "Disconnecting Distractions" and this is actually something I tried before - using my other ...