Pi-hole

is creating a network-wide ad blocker

932

patrons

$2,060

per month

Network-wide ad blocking via your own Linux hardware


The Pi-hole is a DNS sinkhole that protects your devices from unwanted content, without installing any client-side software.

  • Easy-to-install: our versatile installer walks you through the process, and takes less than ten minutes
  • Resolute: content is blocked in non-browser locations, such as ad-laden mobile apps and smart TVs
  • Responsive: seamlessly speeds up the feel of everyday browsing by caching DNS queries
  • Lightweight: runs smoothly with minimal hardware and software requirements
  • Robust: a command line interface that is quality assured for interoperability
  • Insightful: a beautiful responsive Web Interface dashboard to view and control your Pi-hole
  • Versatile: can optionally function as a DHCP server, ensuring all your devices are protected automatically
  • Scalable: capable of handling hundreds of millions of queries when installed on server-grade hardware
  • Modern: blocks ads over both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Free: open source software which helps ensure you are the sole person in control of your privacy

One-Step Automated Install

Those who want to get started quickly and conveniently, may install Pi-hole using the following command: 

curl -sSL install.pi-hole.net | bash

Alternative Install Methods

Piping to bash is controversial, as it prevents you from reading code that is about to run on your system. Therefore, we provide these alternative installation methods which allow code review before installation:

Method 1: Clone our repository and run

git clone --depth 1 github.com/pi-hole/pi-hole.git Pi-hole
cd "Pi-hole/automated install/"
sudo bash basic-install.sh

Method 2: Manually download the installer and run

wget -O basic-install.sh install.pi-hole.net
sudo bash basic-install.sh
Tiers
Thank you!
$1 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Guardian
$3 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Patron Saint
$5 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Art-of-the-month club (small)
$10 or more per month

Receive a new Pi-hole inspired digital art file each month (small).  Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums and/or Reddit. 

Art-of-the-month club (large)
$15 or more per month

Receive a new Pi-hole inspired digital art file each month (large).  Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums and/or Reddit. 


Network-wide ad blocking via your own Linux hardware


The Pi-hole is a DNS sinkhole that protects your devices from unwanted content, without installing any client-side software.

  • Easy-to-install: our versatile installer walks you through the process, and takes less than ten minutes
  • Resolute: content is blocked in non-browser locations, such as ad-laden mobile apps and smart TVs
  • Responsive: seamlessly speeds up the feel of everyday browsing by caching DNS queries
  • Lightweight: runs smoothly with minimal hardware and software requirements
  • Robust: a command line interface that is quality assured for interoperability
  • Insightful: a beautiful responsive Web Interface dashboard to view and control your Pi-hole
  • Versatile: can optionally function as a DHCP server, ensuring all your devices are protected automatically
  • Scalable: capable of handling hundreds of millions of queries when installed on server-grade hardware
  • Modern: blocks ads over both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Free: open source software which helps ensure you are the sole person in control of your privacy

One-Step Automated Install

Those who want to get started quickly and conveniently, may install Pi-hole using the following command: 

curl -sSL install.pi-hole.net | bash

Alternative Install Methods

Piping to bash is controversial, as it prevents you from reading code that is about to run on your system. Therefore, we provide these alternative installation methods which allow code review before installation:

Method 1: Clone our repository and run

git clone --depth 1 github.com/pi-hole/pi-hole.git Pi-hole
cd "Pi-hole/automated install/"
sudo bash basic-install.sh

Method 2: Manually download the installer and run

wget -O basic-install.sh install.pi-hole.net
sudo bash basic-install.sh

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Tiers
Thank you!
$1 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Guardian
$3 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Patron Saint
$5 or more per month
Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums or Reddit.  Your support helps keep Pi-hole free and under active development.
Art-of-the-month club (small)
$10 or more per month

Receive a new Pi-hole inspired digital art file each month (small).  Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums and/or Reddit. 

Art-of-the-month club (large)
$15 or more per month

Receive a new Pi-hole inspired digital art file each month (large).  Earn a "Patron" flair on our Discourse forums and/or Reddit.