How to enable adblock on your WiFi


Hi readers. Just to update you guys that the servers listed below died. I did not renew their lease, cause I was trying to save some money. Servers ain’t cheap y’all. I did not know that people were actually using them. My bad.

I might set up new ones, but don’t count on it.
In the meantime, I recommend this one:


I set up new dns adblock servers.


I can’t guarantee/promise to keep them running forever. But for now, you can just use them.

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As mentioned in previous of this article series, Adblock WiFi works by wiring up your Wifi router to a DNS adblock server. I have set up 2 such servers so you don’t have to. Update: these servers stopped working. My apologies.

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These DNS servers act similar to regular name resolvers, such as Google’s,  OpenDNS’, or even your ISP’s DNS servers. All that they do, is to resolve domain-names to valid IP addresses.

However, I have also included a blacklist of known ad-servers to them. If you use my DNS Adblock servers instead of Google’s or your ISP’s DNS servers, you effectively block ads.

In this exercise, I’m going to teach you how to apply Adblock to your WiFi router, using my DNS adblock servers. Here’s what you need to change.

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Running Fedora 25 BETA on the Switch Alpha 12

Soon after I got my hands on the Acer Switch Alpha 12, I decided to put Linux on there. Being a Fedora fan for quite a while, I chose the new Fedora 25 Beta release which was already available at the time.

Here is a review of what I managed to get running on the Laptop, what problems I encountered, and what I managed to work around.

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Running with Linux

Here is a collection of my notes and journal on setting up Linux for daily use.

Currently, I use an Acer Switch Alpha 12 as my daily driver. This is a 2-in-1 laptop that comes with a detachable keyboard, a’la MS Surface TypeCover style. Setting up Linux to run correctly on this piece of hardware comes with its own interesting challenges.

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