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Ad blocking

Ad blocking can be done in several ways:

This forum post (from 2017) gives a short comparison between Adblock and Simple Adblock. Summarized, it says that Adblock is more powerful and might receive additional features in the future while Simple Adblock aims to be easier to use and more performant.

Instructions for Adblock quick setup via terminal. Most steps can also be done using the GUI with LuCI. The package libustream-mbedtls is required by uclient-fetch to download blocklists over HTTPS unless you specify another download manager, e.g. curl.

# Install packages
opkg update
opkg install adblock libustream-mbedtls
 
# Provide web interface
opkg install luci-app-adblock
 
# Enable Adblock
uci set adblock.global.adb_enabled="1"
 
# Backup the blocklists
uci set adblock.global.adb_backupdir="/etc/adblock"
 
# Save and apply
uci commit adblock
/etc/init.d/adblock restart
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docs/guide-user/services/ad-blocking.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/27 06:45 by vgaetera