hosts VS Pi-hole

Compare hosts vs Pi-hole and see what are their differences.

hosts

🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories. (by StevenBlack)
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hosts Pi-hole
179 1298
20,764 36,212
- 1.8%
9.4 9.3
8 days ago 7 days ago
Python Shell
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
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.

hosts

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 2022-05-17.

Pi-hole

Posts with mentions or reviews of Pi-hole. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-18.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hosts and Pi-hole you can also consider the following projects:

AdGuardHome - Network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS server

Technitium DNS Server - Technitium DNS Server

blocky - Fast and lightweight DNS proxy as ad-blocker for local network with many features

PowerDNS-Admin - A PowerDNS web interface with advanced features

udm-utilities - A collection of things I have made to make the Unifi Dream Machine more useful

pihole-regex - Custom regex filter list for use with Pi-hole.

nextdns - NextDNS CLI client (DoH Proxy)

Webmin - Powerful and flexible web-based server management control panel

bypass-paywalls-chrome - Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.

uBlock - uBlock Origin - An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

SmartTubeNext - Ad free app for watching tube videos on Android TV boxes

docker-nxfilter - :whale: Run NxFilter in Docker!