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Parental Controls

Set parental controls and monitor usage by users Source


Manage users’ parental controls restrictions, controlling how long they can use the computer for, what software they can install, and what installed software they can run.



GUI looks fine, but neither Phosh nor Plasma Mobile are multi-user ready yet, which makes this technically useless for now.

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Mobile Fit: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: mature

This project has been in development for a long time and is usually well beyond its 1.0 release. It should work fine.


 Every feature of this app can be accessed via touch screen, no mouse or keyboard needed.

 This app is (according to its appstream metadata or description) intended to be compatible with mobile devices.


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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-2.0-or-later Metadata: CC-BY-SA-3.0

Frameworks: GTK4 libadwaita

Programming languages: C

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pwithnall/malcontent/-/raw/main/malcontent-control/org.freedesktop.MalcontentControl.metainfo.xml.in