How to block distracting sites

Here is a good way to block sites that might be distracting to you:

Enter a Terminal and type sudo nano /etc/hosts , you will see a screen like this:


at the bottom of the page add the sites you want to block in the following format, it is best to add the non www and www version: :: ::

Here is how it should look: terminal

type ctrl + x and y to exit and save. Congratulations, you will now be more productive!.

note: you won’t be able to access those sites unless you go back to /etc/hosts and delete them from the list.