Disable & Enable the Google Software Update Daemon on OS X
I use the same computer and OS X installation to both perform music and develop web technology. I am happy to let Google run a software updater in the background, but I want to be able to turn it off when I need to.
Here is how I do it.
Activity Monitor.app, you might see the google software update daemon running:
Here is my script to disable the google software updater:
And here is the script to re-enable it:
Try putting these in files like
enable_google_update.sh somewhere on your path. Don't forget to set the executable bits!