Author: telekrmor

Thank You For 1,000 Stars On Github!

When I first started Pi-hole over two years ago, I never expected it to become such a big project.  I just want to say thanks to all our users and to everyone who has contributed to the project; it’s satisfying to see how open source works.

2016-05-01 0

Have Your Pi And Eat It, Too is a small operation and does not use advertisements, so the only source of revenue come from your donations, which keeps Pi-hole free and open source.  But now there is a way you can support us, block ads, and support your favorite free Websites:

2016-04-29 0

Pi-hole Stats In Your Mac’s Menu Bar

Here’s a fun project to supplement your Pi-hole: view your stats in a pull-down menu from OS X’s menu bar. [UPDATE]: v3.0 uses numbers instead of strings, so you will need to modify this script to have it work with v3.0.

2016-04-23 5

Now Accepting Feature Requests For Pi-hole

Is there a feature or improvement that would make Pi-hole better?  We would love to hear your ideas.  Just go to and submit your idea.  You will also be able to vote for your favorite features so we know what you are looking for.

2016-04-19 0

Pi-hole 2.6 – making things (slightly) easier!

This one’s been a little while coming.. sorry! The Changelog can be found here A notable change in this release is the handling of pihole’s commands. Rather than each script being stored in /usr/local/bin there is now a controller script simply called pihole,  details on the usage of this command can be found here.

2016-04-04 19

Happy Pi Day From The Pi-hole Dev Team

If you have been thinking about blocking ads for your entire network using a Raspberry Pi, what better day to try than Pi day.  The Pi-hole dev team would like say thank you to all of our users.  Without you, we would not have such a fun product that we enjoy working on.

2016-03-14 0

Automatically Tweet How Many Ads You Blocked Using Workfow For iOS

Inspired by the bot that sends a tweet to Comcast when Internet speeds are slower than advertised, I made an iOS Workflow that utilizes Pi-hole’s API to automatically tweet how many advertisements I blocked today.

2016-03-12 0

Pi-hole 2.5.3 Released With More Choices!

We’ve made a few changes in this release, details of which can be seen on the changelog wiki pages for pi-hole and for the web admin page. If you want to use the new features, then as always just run the installer again.  This is the best way to do it until we get our update…
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2016-02-21 24

The Pi-hole Ad-blocker Visualized As A Real Black Hole

I’m a big fan of visualizing data, so I was exited to heard about Codeology, which displays what Pi-hole’s code might look like.  It looks like an ominous, yet subtle black hole, which is exactly what the Pi-hole is (a black hole for Internet ads).  Visualy, the Pi-hole repo isn’t as impressive as some, but it’s…
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2016-02-20 0

Pi-hole 2.5.2 Released With More Ad Blocking Power And Bug Fixes

The Pi-hole has been growing steadily (we even have our own subreddit now).  If you need help with your setup, please make a post there or on our Github issues page or send us a tweet @The_Pi_Hole.  Also, if you have done something fun with the Pi-hole, we would love to hear about it and post it…
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2016-02-14 0