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Pi-Hole, a software known as a "DNS-Sinkhole" that protects your devices from unwanted content like Online Advertising.

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5-second increment pauses on Pi Zero W

I've recently set up a Pi Zero W with the as-of-writing most recent Pi OS Lite image. It is connected to my home network via Ethernet and has Pi-hole installed on it. I found that during setup and, ...
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Using Pi-Hole with USB Tether to Eth0 Bridge

New to the forums. Forgive me if my first question isn't that easy to understand. I'll try my best. For some background: I installed and configured pi-hole previously for an internet service that we ...
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Whenever I go to my local Pihole website it displays the php file contents instead of the website

It´s really simple. I go to my pihole dashboard and this shows up:
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PiHole with Recursive DNS not Handshaking with Wireguard setup via PiVPN

Expected Behaviour: I've set my Router to use my PiHole along with Wireguard to use it as a VPN. I've set it up using PIVPN and some tutorials on Youtube. I have included Screenshots of my router and ...
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Can't connect to PiVPN (WireGuard) - what am I missing?

I'm looking for some help to get my PiVPN running correctly. I have PiHole installed on a Raspberry Pi and I'm now trying to install PiVPN on it to be able to make use of the ad blocking while I'm on ...
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Is it safe to power a Raspberry Pi Zero W with a Fritz!Box USB-port?

As many others im getting a Zero W for PiHole and i would like to power it using the usb-port of my wifi router. However, im concerned about undervoltage. I read the Zero W wants 1,2A, but usb 2.0 ...
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Pihole docker IP and DNS

I followed this fantastic guide and now everything is running. My server is at 192.168.1.198 and my modem/router is on 192.168.1.1 I put the server IP address in LAN DNS in modem config but nothing ...
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Connecting to wifi and ethernet at the same time

Device: Raspberry PI 4 OS: Raspberry Pi OS I have a setup pihole to run on my Raspberry PI with the below network setup. Wifi - Connected to Guest Network(Static IP: 192.168.1.56) Ethernet - Connected ...
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Can I capture photo and video uploads on my network?

Brand new to the community but will be setting up pi hole this week on a pi zero w. I have an Android phone and am backing up all my photos and videos to Google photos. Wondering if I can somehow use ...
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Non-Internet AP with Pi-Hole issue with internet speed

I'm configuring a network for my IoT devices at home which is used by the wlan0 interface of my raspberry pi. I don't want to give access to internet to this network, and all the devices are going to ...
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How to use only pi-hole dns in Windows 10 client, exclude router dns

I have installed pi-hole on two Raspberry Pi 4 devices. Both are connected to my network and working. I have an ATT router, so I cannot change the DNS servers in the router. I am attempting to set ...
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Extremely slow WireGuard speeds?

I am using PiVPN WireGuard and Pi-hole to get ad-blocking when I am not at home. I am also using it to access a web server I have setup in the LAN. My home router speeds are ~120-150mbps up/down, and ...
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Pi Hole: White List does not work

Model: Raspberry Pi Zero Software: PiHole 4.3 When i add a domain into the White List on the web interface i expect to be able to load those domains but they get blocked entirely. I also restarted the ...
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Has the Raspberry Pi Zero enough power to act both as a Pihole and a print server?

My family has a vacation home were there is an old printer that does not have Wifi. The house also lacks an ad blocker so i thought: why not fixing both with a Raspberry Pi? I still have an unused ...
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How Do I Change Pi-Hole's URL from 192.168.x.x:8080 to pi.hole?

I am running PiHole and HomeBridge on the same server and am looking to have 192.168.x.x:8080 forward to the PiHole by setting up a DNS record for pi.hole. How is this done?
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How to Resolve Port 53 Conflict Between, systemd.resolved and pihole-dnscrypt docker

Problem: port 53 conflict between systemd.resolved and pihole in the pihole-dnscrypt docker Setup: pi 4, ubuntu 20.04.2 (clean install) Guides for install: (1) https://github.com/losuler/pihole-...
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Can Chrome use DNS-over-HTTPS with Pi-Hole?

[UPDATED] I have more information that makes me think I've misconfigured Pi-hole or that Pi-hole and cloudflared don't work together exactly the way that Chrome needs them to. As explained in my ...
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Can't ping or SSH into my pi after update

I'm running a headless Pi-Hole. Went ahead with update/upgrade using SSH from my windows machine, which stalled for about an hour. Couldn't connect via SSH anymore. Thinking it had finished, I ...
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Setting up a bridged eth0 and eth1 on a Raspberry PI without dnsmasq [duplicate]

The setup Hardware: Raspberry Pi 4 2 ethernet ports (one via USB ethernet) one switch Software: Raspbian 10 (buster) Pi-hole active as DNS server without DHCP (until now the router takes care of ...
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Let pi-hole fetch its IP from DHCP

I want to configure my pi-hole to use my routers DHCP instead of setting a static IP. And before you say "you need a static IP", I know, but the DHCP server running on my UDM Pro already has ...
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PiHole not blocking advertisements

I installed and updated Raspbian OS and PiHole on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. But the adblocking feature is not working. I am attempting to make RPi as DNS for my modem over ethernet. I have assigned fixed ...
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Installing Pi-Hole on Raspberry Pi OS via Windows: port 22: Connection refused

I've installed Raspberry OS on a MicroSD via the Windows installer downloaded here. I then used this tutorial. However, when I try curl -sSL https://install.pi-hole.net | bash via the Windows command ...
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Pi Zero v1.3 running Raspberry Pi OS Lite only has a Link-local ipv6 address

I am trying to get an IPv6 IP that allows me to access my Pi Zero from other devices, specifically for Pi-Hole DNS. I would like to use this IP in the settings of my router to replace the default IPv6 ...
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No name resolution on host running pi-hole

I have setup pi-hole on my raspian buster and it works as intended for clients (IPv4 and IPv6). The host on which pi-hole is running, however, cannot resolve any addresses. My Pi has a static IPv4 ...
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Pi hole: How to set the DNS server back to the router?

There are plenty tutorials how to set up the pi-hole as a DNS server. But I cant find any how to do the reverse. I set up a pi hole as a DNS server and configured in my router to sent all traffic ...
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PiHole Not Resolving Local DNS Entries for clients with static IPs

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running Pi Hole 5.2.2 and Cisco Linksys E2000 router running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) std-usb-ftp I want to be able to have PiHole resolve a DNS entry such as MyDevice to an ...
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How can the Pi Zero (connected over WiFi) be set as the DNS resolver for your WiFi router (instead of say 8.8.8.8)?

I'm an experienced SO'r but am a Pi n00b so please forgive my ignorance if you will. I badly want a low-effort Pi-hole. A Pi Zero seems the optimal setup for it except that I can't see how what seems ...
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Migrating From 3B+ to 4B. Easy Solution than reinstalling everything

I am using a lent 3B+ and now I will buy my own 4B. I have PMS, Pi-Hole, and Samba Server. I don't want to reinstall and re-configure everything again, is there an easy alternative?
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How to setup pi-hole on rpi running wireless ap?

I have rpi setup as wireless ap using the below link as instructions. Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way My exact setup is the one marked as 'recommended' in above link. I ...
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Can you setup both Pi-Hole and PfSense on one Raspberry Pi?

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and I would like to setup PfSense and Pi-Hole on the same device. Is that possible? Any guidelines would be appreciated.
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Access ports with specific address

I've set up Pi-hole to manage my network, and it is installed on a Raspberry pi 4 that already handles some stuff, for instance, an R-shiny server on port 3838 and a homeassistant installation on port ...
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PiVPN with Wireguard drops wifi connection

I have recently set up a Raspberry4 and installed pihole and pipvpn using wireguard on it. pihole serves as DNS for my VPN as well, DHCP is still configured on my local router and the raspberry is ...
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How to troubleshoot DHCP Pi-hole connectivity issues?

I have a Pi 4 (4GB) with Raspberry Pi OS. I have installed Pi-hole. The Raspberry PI IP: 192.168.0.5 The Router IP: 192.168.0.1 I set the DHCP range in Pi-hole to 192.168.0.2 to 192.168.0.254 (which ...
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Turn off external LEDs on Raspberry Pi 3

I see there are quite a few posts about this already but none seem to work for me. I am running a pihole server on my RPi 3 and I would like to turn off the external power and LAN LEDs (green and ...
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sudo "broken" - getting PAM error messages

I have a Raspberry Pi on my local network running Pi-hole. It's been all good for months, but suddenly I'm experiencing problems. When I'm logged into the RPI with ssh and try to do anything sudo ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W not connecting to WiFi

Context: I'm trying to set up pihole as per these two tutorials. I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I created an SSH file which I added to the sd card. I also created a wpa_supplicant.conf file as per ...
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Adding shared USB key to a Raspberry Pi that is running Pi-Hole

I have an original Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole that is working successfully. I was wondering whether I could connect a USB key to the R-Pi to act as shared network storage on my LAN. To get Pi-Hole ...
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DNS Leak when using OpenVPN in Raspberry Pi OS

I could never force OpenVPN to use the remote DNS provided by the vpn server in the latest Raspberry Pi OS (ubuntu has no problem in network manager by default). I've tried so many ways to fix the DNS ...
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How do I add block list on pi hole?

The docs are out of date and haven't been updated since 2019. There is this related question but I'm asking a new one because it doesn't answer my specific question. I'd like to add a list of websites ...
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How do I set up OpenDNS on my pi hole?

I think I should remove the open dns name servers from my router and go into my pi hole admin panel and then go to settings. I have it set up with ipv4 and there is a listing in the settings called ...
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Why doesn't my router appear on my pi hole network?

I went to my list of networks on pi hole, running on my raspberry pi, and it says "device does not use pi hole." I have my pi hole plugged into my router and it apparently works because I ...
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Why can I SSH in to my Pi, but can't access the network from it?

I recently re-arranged my home office, which required unplugging my router and Raspberry Pi 3 (among other things). Despite changing nothing besides the ethernet cable, I am now encountering the ...
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Is it possible to run a NGINX server alongside with Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi 1 B?

I already have Pi-hole 5.0 and PiVPN installed. I plan to install an NGINX server to serve one PHP script for personal use. Here's the example script: //voicefax2text.php on myserver.com <?php $...
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Error when installing PiHole on Raspberry Pi Zero

Machine: Raspberry Pi Zero OS: Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) Lite Hello, today i wanted to install PiHole on my Raspberry Pi. But when I try to install it via the script as a root user, it fails after I ...
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How can I re-recognize my Raspberry (4 Modell B) display (Bruphny 4.0) like it was recognized per default with a fresh Raspbian Buster install?

1. Summarizing the problem No display (https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B07XPM2ZS3) after LVM tutorial anymore. 2. Providing details and any research After using this Tutorial (Easy backups and ...
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How many parallel server applications are too much?

I am curious what general recommendations are. I would like to set up the following application, ideally on one device (RPi4, 4GB): InfluxDB and Grafana PiHole PiVPN and SSH nginx (simple) ...
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How to correctly handle port forwarding so pivpn wireguard works. Next steps are pi-hole

I am a noobie. Seem to have issues with anything I install on my raspberry pi 4b. First off I have my router using openDNS (is this a problem or make the set up different?). I set a static IP for my ...
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Can I connect my raspberry pi zero via the gpio pins and an ethernet cable?

Is it possible to cut open a Ethernet cable and hook it up via the gpio pins in order to gain internet access? If so how? Or is it necessary to get an adapter such as the ENC28J60? I am trying to ...
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Pi Hole suddenly stopped working

I've been running pi hole on the raspberry pi 3 B+ continuously for a few weeks now. Everything worked great but all of a sudden it stops working. My devices don't connect to the internet as if they'...
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How can i create my own block-list for Pi-Hole?

I didn't select any host list at the installation, now how can i create my own block-list for Pi-Hole? Do i need to create a .sh file or a .txt? Obs: I am using Raspbian to run Pi-Hole.
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