A command line tool for Linux/OSX that keeps you logged in on those pesky 1 hour wifi spots.

License: MIT

Language: Shell

Let Me Work

Let Me Work is a command line tool for Linux/OSX that keeps you logged in to Wi-Fi hotspots that require you re-accept terms and conditions evey so often.


The drive to create this project came from many days working in my local Colectivo coffee shop where yes, it kicked me off every hour.


Be sure to continue or start using a VPN when connected to these types of networks! See for more information as to why: http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/11382/what-are-the-pros-and-cons-of-a-vpn-for-privacy

Install / Use

  1. Clone the repo
  2. Edit let_me_work.sh config area
  3. Cron it up!

Example of one of these annoying pages


Sample let me work request

Frame 5: 128 bytes on wire (1024 bits), 128 bytes captured (1024 bits) on interface 0
Ethernet II, Src: IntelCor_84:7d:17 (5c:e0:c5:84:7d:17), Dst: PcEngine_30:e8:c2 (00:0d:b9:30:e8:c2)
Internet Protocol Version 4, Src:, Dst:
Transmission Control Protocol, Src Port: 35748 (35748), Dst Port: 8000 (8000), Seq: 540, Ack: 1, Len: 62
[2 Reassembled TCP Segments (601 bytes): #4(539), #5(62)]
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
    POST / HTTP/1.1\r\n
    Connection: keep-alive\r\n
    Content-Length: 62\r\n
    Cache-Control: max-age=0\r\n
    Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1\r\n
    User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.106 Safari/537.36\r\n
    Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded\r\n
    Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8\r\n
    DNT: 1\r\n
    Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate\r\n
    Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.8\r\n
    [Full request URI:]
    [HTTP request 1/1]
    [Response in frame: 8]
HTML Form URL Encoded: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
    Form item: "accept" = "I have read and agree to everything below."
        Key: accept
        Value: I have read and agree to everything below.
    Form item: "redirurl" = "/"

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