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Block ads on your network with Raspberry Pi and pi-hole @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

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Handy new tutorial from Ben Nuttall up on Opensource.com.

Got an old Raspberry Pi lying around? Hate seeing ads while browsing the web? Pi-hole is an open source software project that blocks ads for all devices on your home network by routing all advertising servers into nowhere. What’s best is it takes just a few minutes to set up.

Pi-hole blocks over 100,000 ad-serving domains, blocks advertisements on any device (including mobiles, tablets, and PCs), and because it completely blocks ads rather than just hiding them, this improves overall network performance (because ads are never downloaded). You can monitor performance and statistics in a web interface, and there’s even an API you can use.

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