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Pi-hole 5.1 released

As always, we recommend that you read through the release notes and ensure that this update is something you wish to install. Highlights Dark-mode You asked for it, we added it. Dark mode has been an often-requested feature. With Pi-hole v5.1, we finally have an inbuilt dark-mode which can be enabled on the settings page.…
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2020-07-15 9

Pi-hole v5.0 is here!

After a successful beta testing and development period (many thanks to the beta testers!), we are pleased to announce the release of 5.0 for general availability! Important notice There are many fundamental changes between Pi-hole 4.x and 5.0 – as such, this is strictly a one way operation.  Once you move from 4.x to 5.0,…
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2020-05-10 42

Pi-hole, COVID-19 and a special Easter gift

Like you, we’ve been thinking a lot about the current global COVID-19 pandemic. During the Beta testing period, many of us were unaffected by this outbreak, but as the effects have intensified around the world, it has got a bit tougher for us to work on some things due to restrictions that have come up…
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2020-04-12 1

Announcing a Beta test of Pi-hole 5.0!

From today we are looking for people to help us beta test the next iteration of Pi-hole! We have been quiet on the release front for a few months, but we have been busy working away on lots of new features to make Pi-hole an even better tool for your ad-blocking needs!


2020-01-19 0

Pi-hole 4.3.2 Release notes

We are pleased to release version 4.3.2 of the core and web repositories. Please see the change list below. In order to update, please run  pihole -up from a terminal session. One major change in this release is the removal of support for adblock style lists such as Easylist / Easyprivacy, so you may notice…
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2019-09-21 0

Pi-hole 4.3 Now Available

Today, we’re pleased to announce the release of Pi-hole 4.3! Thank you to to our patrons and everyone else who continue to support us. Highlights Network Information Table We have added a new page to the web interface which displays some enhanced information about the devices on your network. Fixes And Tweaks Improved support for…
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2019-05-18 14

Hotfix Release Of Pi-hole v4.2.2

We released two small updates to Core and FTL, which will bump both to version 4.2.2. In the Core codebase, some users experienced crashes if their systems were without libcap support which caused FTLDNS to run as root, later dropping to the unprivileged user pihole. As the shared memory objects used for FTLDNS are created before…
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2019-02-18 0

Pi-hole v4.2 Available With Shared Memory, New Blocking Modes, And More

We’re always happy when we can release a new version of Pi-hole, so today we’re announcing v4.2 of Pi-hole.  Thank you to to our patrons and everyone else who continue to support us.  Along with many other things, we’ve merged in the upstream code from dnsmasq v2.80.  For anyone who doesn’t know, FTLDNS (pihole-FTL) is just…
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2019-02-03 11

The Pi-hole 2018 Retrospective

2018 went by fast for the Pi-hole team.  We though it would be fun to share some interesting facts from this year. We had four official releases of Pi-hole, moving from v.3.2.1 to v4.1.2 We had 99.9668% uptime for internal and external services We had over 22k posts on our user forums the majority of…
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2018-12-31 4

Pi-hole v4.1 Is Now Available

We’re very happy to announce the release of v4.1 of Pi-hole. We’d also like to thank our Patrons for their continued support as our project would be very difficult to maintain without your patronage.


2018-12-03 0