Blokada is the popular ad blocker and privacy app for Android and iOS. It's being supported and actively developed by the amazing open source community.
An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.
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Does not create rules, just adds hosts file entries
- 79 alternatives to Unified hosts file with base extensions
- Android Tablet
Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.
Hostsblock is a bash script for Linux designed to take advantage of the HOSTS file available in all operating systems to provide system-wide blocking of internet advertisements, malicious domains, trackers, and other undesirable content.