hosts VS AdGuardHome

Compare hosts vs AdGuardHome and see what are their differences.


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hosts AdGuardHome
131 172
19,704 10,118
- 5.7%
9.4 9.5
6 days ago 4 days ago
Python Go
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of hosts. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-14.


Posts with mentions or reviews of AdGuardHome. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hosts and AdGuardHome you can also consider the following projects:

Pi-hole - A black hole for Internet advertisements

nextdns - NextDNS CLI client (DoH Proxy)

docker-pihole-unbound - Run Pi-Hole + Unbound on Docker

easylist - EasyList filter subscription (EasyList, EasyPrivacy, EasyList Cookie, Fanboy's Social/Annoyances/Notifications Blocking List)

uptime-kuma - A fancy self-hosted monitoring tool

Entware - Ultimate repo for embedded devices

Searx - Privacy-respecting metasearch engine

gravity-sync - An easy way to synchronize the blocklist and local DNS configurations of multiple Pi-hole 5.x instances.

blitz-app-adblock - Simple and quick patcher that blocks ads/trackers on the desktop application.

whoogle-search - A self-hosted, ad-free, privacy-respecting metasearch engine

hosts-blocklists - Automatically updated, moderated and optimized lists for blocking ads, trackers, malware and other garbage

block - Let's make an annoyance free, better open internet, altogether!