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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…
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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…
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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…
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2016-02-14 0

Pi-hole Setup Tutorial (Made By A Community Member)

https://youtu.be/Da1fF0qzl2k  


2016-02-11 0

Block More Ads: IPv6 Support With Pi-hole

Since starting the Pi-hole two years ago, more and more sites have been delivering ads over IPv6. The Pi-hole now blocks ads on IPv4 and IPv6. This should immediately improve the effectiveness of the Pi-hole.


2016-01-02 12

New Dialog-based Installer

In addition to the new, easier-to-remember installation command (curl -L install.pi-hole.net | bash), the installer has been completely revamped with dialog windows that guide you through the entire setup. You no longer need to set up a static IP before running the script.


2015-11-18 21

Install The Web Interface On An Existing Pi-hole

Update 24/04/16 : Please note this guide is now out-dated, and it is recommended that you use the automated install to install and update pi-hole. If you used the automated install to set up your ad-blocking Pi-hole, it does not install the Web interface (yet) by default. With a few terminal commands, you can quickly…
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2015-10-04 0