Part 4: Access your Pi-Hole from anywhere!

Block ads on your phone anywhere you go! Source

This is the fourth article in my ongoing series of posts, called Baking a pie to block ads, focused on using a Raspberry Pi to block ads at a DNS level.
Part 1 covers the introduction (to servers, DNS based ad blocking and Raspberry Pis) .
Part 2
walks you through setting up your R-Pi.
Part 3 is about setting up the Pi-Hole on the Raspberry Pi, exploring the dashboard and common settings and configuring your router. …


Part 3: Setting up Pi-Hole on your Raspberry Pi

A black hole for ads!

Hello friend.
This is the third article in my ongoing series of posts, called Baking a pie to block ads, focused on using a Raspberry Pi to block ads on your home network (and even outside of it, which I will cover here).
Part 1 covers the introduction (to servers, DNS based ad blocking and Raspberry Pis) and part 2 walks you through setting up your R-Pi. If you have read those and/or are already familiar with these, read on.

Why are there ads all over the internet?


Part 2: Setting up the raspberry pi, configuring Wi-Fi, SSH and VNC

Such alittle computer!

This is the second article in my ongoing series “Baking a pie to block ads” where I’m documenting my ad-blocking shenanigans using a home server setup on a raspberry pi.
You can read the first part here, which is an introduction and talks about the capabilities of the pi, the fundamentals of servers and DNS based ad-blocking.

Where can I get this marvelous device?


Part 1: Introduction to servers, raspberry pi and DNS based ad-blockers.

Yes, that’s the tiny board capable of big things!

What?

What is a server?
A server is just a computer which “serves” other computers which connect to it (also known as clients). It might have a different hardware/software as compared to conventional computers, but in the end, it’s just that; a computer dedicated to serving other computers which connect to it.

Searching for something on Google.com? That request goes to a server, it processes it and returns the result to your device (your PC, mobile device etc.).
Watching a movie on Netflix? That request goes to Netflix’s servers and…

Vatsal Mishra

Data Analyst | Google

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