Linux

Replacing pfSense with a Unifi Security Gateway

I've had a Unifi Security Gateway for over a year now but never had the time or patience to make it work properly. Turns out my ISP really likes to cache MAC addresses so getting the USG to present the pfSense MAC address solved the problem pretty quick. The rest of my gear is all Unifi (48 port switch, 3 APs, Cloud Key Gen 2, 4 video cameras) and I love it. ...

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Linux

Blocking ad networks with named

I've meant to do this for ages, so on my first day of my "staycation", despite vowing to myself that I wouldn't look at a computer screen this week (hey, it's not actually the technical start of my week off is it?), I fiddled this morning with BIND to try and avoid seeing ads on my devices. While AdBlock works great on my browsers, that doesn't transfer well to mobile devices and apps with ...

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