Pi-hole Origins

Pi-hole being a advertising-aware DNS/Web server, makes use of the following technologies:

  • dnsmasq - a lightweight DNS and DHCP server
  • curl - A command-line tool for transferring data with URL syntax
  • lighttpd - web server designed and optimized for high performance
  • php - a popular general-purpose web scripting language
  • AdminLTE Dashboard - premium admin control panel based on Bootstrap 3.x
  • sqlite3 - SQL Database engine