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Ads on YouTube now?
3 projects | /r/brave_browser | 11 May 2023
they will never block open source world! For Linux: https://github.com/hectorm/hblock For Linux/Win/Android https://github.com/StevenBlack/hosts
Ad Blocking without PiHole or other new hardware
2 projects | /r/HomeNetworking | 26 Mar 2023
I just came across this tool hblock that seems simpler to install and run.
Are there any actual perks to using those large consolidated lists as opposed to the smaller lists they are made from?
2 projects | /r/Adguard | 6 Mar 2023
An Australian got an error with their postal tracking app, compare Hagezi's "OK we'll whitelist it so your app doesn't break" vs hblock's "Meh, go report to the source list maintainer".
Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon - First Things to Do After Installation
4 projects | /r/linuxmint | 17 Feb 2023
If you want systemwide block you may look hblock
Adblock from MX Linux
3 projects | /r/MXLinux | 2 Feb 2023
New blocklist added: hBlock
2 projects | /r/nextdns | 22 Jan 2023
Yeah, definitely going to skip that list. Compare how Hagezi and hblock deal with the exact same issue, still not going to adopt it because the hype turns me off, but at least I prefer "ok, we make sure the site you visit doesn't break" compared to dismissive "oh it's a tracker so it's your fault".
is there anti tracking software that can be installed on Linux? If so, what is it?
4 projects | /r/PrivacyGuides | 12 Nov 2022
hblock works system-wide using your OSes built in hosts file.
hBlock: A Posix-Compliant Ad-Blocker
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 4 Oct 2022
AdGuard’s new ad blocker struggles with Google’s Manifest v3 rules
5 projects | /r/privacy | 1 Sep 2022
Not quite the same thing, but I'm a big fan of hblock for a similar effect on a per-host basis.
how can I create .home domain ?
2 projects | /r/selfhosted | 24 Feb 2022
FWIW, I just merge the public lists into my hosts file. There are some scripts that spit it into a dnsmasq compatible format as well: https://github.com/hectorm/hblock
What are some alternatives?
Pi-hole - A black hole for Internet advertisements
Maza ad blocking - Local ad blocker. Like Pi-hole but local and using your operating system.
devdns - Automagic Docker DNS for local development
dns-blocklists - DNS-Blocklists: For a better internet - keep the internet clean!
privaxy - Privaxy is the next generation tracker and advertisement blocker. It blocks ads and trackers by MITMing HTTP(s) traffic.
Ultimate.Hosts.Blacklist - The Ultimate Unified Hosts file for protecting your network, computer, smartphones and Wi-Fi devices against millions of bad web sites. Protect your children and family from gaining access to bad web sites and protect your devices and pc from being infected with Malware or Ransomware.
castblock - Automatically skip integrated ads on youtube playing on chromecast
REconfig-linux - Configuration Extractor for the Linux variant of REvil Ransomware
hosts - 🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.
sirubo - Blocks big tech conglomerate outbound network traffic
docker-nxfilter - :whale: Run NxFilter in Docker!
brave-browser - Next generation Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows.