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How to block ads on your network with the Raspberry Pi

About: You can use your Raspberry Pi as a DNS server which blocks ads on all your devices connected to your network. This means your Iphone, Android phones and Ipads can now block ads without needing to root them or do any changes to them. We’ll be using Pi-hole to put on our Raspberry Pi and the install is very simple. I will be using a dedicated Raspberry Pi with a clean install of Raspbian on it. If you are using your Pi for anything else like a web server or have edited the DNS settings then the install may break your setup. I would recommend setting up your Pi-hole on a clean install to prevent anything like this from happening or backup your Pi before running the install.

Objective: To demonstrate how to set up our Raspberry Pi as a DNS server that blocks ads on all devices network wide.

Material: You will need the following:

Instructions: Installation of Pi-hole is very simple. Start off by simply typing the following command in the terminal Continue Reading