Pi-hole recently released an update that tells Firefox to bypass DoH, and this might be undesirable. I have the solution! Firefox basically checks for specific DNS records, and if found, will disable DNS over HTTPS. This can be useful if… Read More »Force Firefox to use DoH (DNS over HTTPS) with Pi-hole
Sometimes, you just want to write a quick letter, but you don’t want to pay for Microsoft Word, and LibreOffice is overkill for that task. Try the lightweight Microsoft WordPad! WordPad comes pre-installed with Windows for free since Windows 95… Read More »WordPad: Free, built-in Microsoft Word alternative?
It’s handy to know, so here they are: To restore Pi-hole to the default blocking lists, just delete all the lists but these six lists. Note: There used to be a seventh list, which has been discontinued, so you can… Read More »What are the default Pi-hole block lists?
While VPN’s are great for virtual private networks (hence the name), it is often overkill if you just want to bypass a firewall or get an encrypted tunnel to protect yourself from snooping (e.g. on public Wi-Fi). More often than… Read More »Using an SSH tunnel to bypass firewalls and protecting yourself from snooping
This is important if you are automatically deploying web-apps using git (for example with a GitHub deploy key). What’s this about? If you are deploying your web-apps using git pull, either manually or automatically, chances are you are deploying straight… Read More »Stop your web server from leaking your “.git” directory
On my previous post I shared how to get Google Play Store apps without Google, and a fourth method is of course to check if the developer or publisher has an official alternative download method. Signal provides a Google Play… Read More »Signal Private Messenger without Google? Yes!