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Apps with 'Adblocking via DNS' feature

  1. Pi-hole icon
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
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    Block ads for all your devices without the need to install client-side software. The Pi-hole blocks ads at the DNS-level, so all your devices are protected.

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    The Web interface shows how many ads were blocked, a query log, and more.
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  2. dns66 - DNS-based Host Blocker for Android. DNS66 allows blocking host names via DNS. This can be used for ad blocking. It also allows other DNS servers to be added, for more privacy.

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    1.  Block TrackersDNS66 has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  Privacy focusedDNS66 is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in DNS66 without registration.
    4.  No TrackingDNS66 will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  No LogsDNS66 doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
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  3. When navigating to a website known by it's name, say example.com, your device ask specific servers - DNS servers - how to address the website. DNS is an old protocol which, except for smaller changes, hasn't been touched since its creation in 1987.

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  4. Auto Hosts icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
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    Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.

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    1.  Block TrackersAuto Hosts has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    Terminal output during install or update.
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