Author: telekrmor

Part 4: What Really Happens On Your Network?

As Pi-hole’s userbase has grown, so have the posts about people discovering interesting, perplexing, and nefarious things happening on their network.  While Pi-hole doesn’t provide deep insight into the traffic in your network, it’s great for a high-level overview of the sites/domains being visited on your network. This is the fourth iteration of this type of post.…
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2017-09-01 1

A Security Reminder When Installing Pi-hole

Please do not download Pi-hole from any other sources except:  and  Other sites are not us so please watch what you type and make sure you enter the correct domain.  We do not partner with anyone else; and our GitHub repo are the only places we distribute software from.  

2017-08-15 0

Winners Of The “Show Us Your Pi-hole” Contest

We received many submissions to the contest and we have chosen our favorites.  Below are the three winners.

2017-08-14 3

Saturday Is The Last Day To “Show Us Your Pi-hole”

Tomorrow is the last day to send pictures of your Pi-hole setup to  We’ll be choosing three winners by picking our favorite pictures.  The top three will receive either a Raspberry Pi 3, a Raspberry Pi Zero, or a Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless. We’ll contact the winners via email and ask if we can share your pictures…
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2017-08-04 0

Show Us Your Pi-hole®; Win A Raspberry Pi (3 Models Available)

Despite the dirty title this blog post has, we think it would be fun to see how you have your Pi-hole® setup, so we have the following to give away: Raspberry Pi Zero Raspberry Pi ZeroW Raspberry Pi 3 If you’d like a chance to win one, submit to us a picture of how you are using your Pi-hole.

2017-07-29 14

5,000 GitHub Stars And 10,000 Redditors: Thank You!

Pi-hole® started as a humble blog post about how to setup an ad-blocking DNS server on a Raspberry Pi.  It then evolved into a glorified shell script that ran the commands needed to set everything up.  But it was that post, which Lifehacker picked up and the momentum started from there.  The rest is history.

2017-07-20 1

Round 3: What Really Happens On Your Network?

Here we are again Using Pi-hole, users have discovered unexpected, strange, or disturbing things happening on their network.  In fact, so many things have been discovered (and discussed publicly), that this is our third time posting a list of things people have found happening on their networks. Part one: What Really Happens On Your Network? Part…
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2017-07-06 3

What Really Happens On Your Network? Redux

We spent a long time collecting a list of posts about users who had discovered shocking, interesting, or confusing things happening on their network, which became apparent when using Pi-hole to view the traffic happening on their network on a daily basis. This post is another collection of these sorts of things and also to showcase…
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2017-05-31 0

How Much Traffic Can Pi-hole Handle?

We often get questions like: How many clients can Pi-hole handle?  Or will Pi-hole slow my network down?  To answer the latter, no.  Pi-hole actually makes your network faster.  To the former, that will vary based on the hardware specs you give to Pi-hole.  We have a few real-life examples that can give you some ideas.

2017-05-24 5

Pi-hole v3.1 Has Been Released

We’re happy you are still supporting us so we have released version 3.1 of Pi-hole.  This release has several tweaks and fixes to improve the overall experience.  

2017-05-19 1