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MintNanny Alternatives

MintNanny is described as 'Domain blocker for Linux Mint . Blocks outgoing traffic towards chosen domain names using etc hosts' and is a parental control tool in the home & family category. There are four alternatives to MintNanny for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Chrome OS, Windows, Android and Firefox. The best alternative is BlockSite, which is free. Other great apps like MintNanny are FocalFilter, Block Site Extension and Sidekick.

MintNanny alternatives are mainly Anti Procrastination Tools but may also be Parental Control Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MintNanny.
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  • Linux Mint

Domain blocker for Linux Mint . Blocks outgoing traffic towards chosen domain names using etc hosts.

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  1. BlockSite icon


    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    9 alternatives to BlockSite 

    BlockSite is an extension, which automagically blocks websites of your choice. Additionally, this extension will disable all hyperlinks to these websites, by just displaying the link text without the clicking functionality.

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  2. FocalFilter icon


    4 alternatives to FocalFilter 

    FocalFilter is a free productivity tool that helps you focus by temporarily blocking distracting websites. After the block timer runs out, your websites are available for you to view again.

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    The latest version was released August 2015. But it's still completely functional.


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    Block Site Extension

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    7 alternatives to Block Site Extension 

    Block Site is a browser addon to help you block desired websites. To operate, simply right-click on any webpage and click on the "Block this website" context-menu item. The website will be added to the block list.

  4. Sidekick icon


    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    67 alternatives to Sidekick 

    Sidekick is how you take back control of your most valuable resource, time. As the world gets increasingly distracted, we must be intentional with how we spend our time because once it's gone, it's gone forever.

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    1.  Distraction-freeSidekick has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Goal Setting Sidekick can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
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