Whyblocked reminds you why you blocked someone.
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tastytea 9067b9dc91
Small cosmetic change to manpage.
10 months ago
src Set to blocked by default if account is added via drag & drop. 1 year ago
translations Fixed translation compilation recipe. 1 year ago
xdgcfg @ e22f82fc6f Added find function 1 year ago
.drone.yml CI: Added asciidoc as dependency 1 year ago
.gitignore initial commit 1 year ago
.gitmodules Implemented saving and loading settings 1 year ago
CMakeLists.txt Added files section to manpage. 1 year ago
LICENSE added license 1 year ago
README.md fixed readme. 1 year ago
build_manpage.sh Fixed manpage script 1 year ago
de.tastytea.Whyblocked.appdata.xml Enhanced appdata 1 year ago
de.tastytea.Whyblocked.desktop Renamed whyblocked-gui -> whyblocked 1 year ago
de.tastytea.Whyblocked.svg Fixed icon 1 year ago
packages.CMakeLists.txt Removed error report via statusbar, added error reporting via message box. 1 year ago
whyblocked.1.adoc Small cosmetic change to manpage. 10 months ago


Whyblocked allows you to store the reason why you blocked someone, along
with “receipts”, URLs to the posts that led you to block them.

It has a Qt-interface and uses an SQLite-database.

Screenshot Qt interface


Run whyblocked. You can also start it from the menu of your desktop



Every release includes
a .deb-package, an .rpm-package and a .tar.gz-package with precompiled binaries
for x86_64(amd64) (more info). These are automatically built and not tested. You can install
them with dpkg -i or rpm -i, respectively. The packages are signed with the
PGP key 242E5AC4DA587BF9
(Fingerprint: F730 1ADF C9ED 2624 48C4 2B64 242E 5AC4 DA58 7BF9).

Gentoo ebuilds are available via my

From source


Get sourcecode

Download the current
release and copy
xdgcfg into xdgcfg/.

If you clone from git, be sure to git submodule init and
git submodule update afterwards. See the submodules article in the git book for
further info.


mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make install

cmake options:

  • -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug for a debug build
  • -DWITH_TRANSLATIONS=NO to not compile translations
  • -DWITH_MAN=NO to not compile the manpage
  • One of:
    • -DWITH_DEB=YES if you want to be able to generate a deb-package
    • -DWITH_RPM=YES if you want to be able to generate an rpm-package


Contributions are always welcome. You can submit them as pull requests or via
email to tastytea@tastytea.de.


To start a new translation, go to translations/ and copy whyblocked_en.ts to
a file appropriate
for the new language. If you want to translate to french for example, that file
name would be whyblocked_fr.ts.

Use Linguist to edit the


Please report them on the
issue tracker or to

Copyright © 2018 tastytea <tastytea@tastytea.de>.
License GPLv3: GNU GPL version 3 <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html>.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software,
and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.

The icon is derived from the icons messagebox critical and help of the
Gartoon icon theme. The
original authors were Zeus, Patrick Yavitz and La Mula Francis, who released
them under the terms of the
GPL2+ and
DSL. The new icon is released
under the same terms.