Category: Random

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 3

What Really Happens On Your Network? Part Eight

Just last week, we had a post of things people have discovered happening on their networks.  But there is no shortage of these types of posts, so here is another collection of them or you can read previous iterations of these type of posts. Part one: What Really Happens On Your Network? Part two: What…
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2018-09-19 0

What Really Happens On Your Network? Part Seven

We’re back with the latest iteration of users discovering things on their network via Pi-hole.  This post is a compilation of things users have discovered over the past year.  Some were bad, some were interesting, and some were enlightening.  This isn’t the first time we’ve written a post like this, but we will try to go…
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2018-09-14 0

Mitigate A New CERT Vulnerability (#598349) With An Entry In /etc/hosts

There is a new CERT vulnerability that can leave you vulnerable to a Man-in-the-Middle attack.  You can mitigate this vulnerability today by adding these two lines to your /etc/hosts file: 0.0.0.0 wpad wpad.example.com :: wpad wpad.example.com example.com is a stand in for your local domain.  So replace example.com with whatever your local domain is. The essence of this vulnerability…
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2018-09-10 31

Pi-hole Cases Now Available At Pi-supply

You can now purchase just a case with the Pi-hole logo on it.  This works great if you already have your Pi-hole setup and just need a case to put it in.  Pi-supply does all the work, but we get a small portion of the sales. Other Ways To Support Us Don’t forget, we are also running…
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2018-06-07 0

Limited Edition Pi-hole Coins Are Now For Sale

Patrons got first dibs, but there are still plenty of coins available. These coins are high quality, colored, and textured.  Check out the product page for more information.  Enjoy! Proceeds from the sales will be used to further develop Pi-hole.


2018-06-05 0

Coins, Patreon Feedback Round 2, Plus Our Fundraiser

Separate from Patreon: Collectable Coins Will Be For Sale These are 2 inch metal coins with color and texture.  Only 300 have been made (seven of which have gone to the developers) and each one has a sequential number printed on it. If these are a success, we will be designing and selling more coins, but…
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2018-05-28 0

How To Get Support For Pi-hole In 2018

Pi-hole has grown quite a bit since we last explained how to get support for our software, but our official support forums remain true: Discourse GitHub Reddit Twitter These are the four areas where we offer official support.  You may see us around in some other places on the Web, but the above four areas…
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2018-05-22 0

Results of the Pi-hole User Survey

Staying Free Pi-hole will remain free in both meanings of the word: free of charge and open source.  We know the survey spooked many of your fears and you may have considered several worst case scenarios.  We heard you loud and clear, you don’t want us to charge money for Pi-hole and we won’t. In it’s…
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2018-04-18 11

Pi-hole User Survey

The survey is now complete.  Thanks to those who contributed. Pi-hole has grown far beyond what any of us could have imagined.  As Pi-hole continues to evolve, we are looking at what Pi-hole is and if it’s meeting the demands of the market.  An experienced product manager has been helping us and has put together…
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2018-04-03 6