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Dr. Loopback, Or: How I Learned to Stop DOSing Myself and Love the Pi-Hole

11 Dec 2020
network, pi-hole, mistakes

I noticed that my Internet was acting strangely: whenever I visited a web page, my browser would hang for a good second or two before it started loading anything. Zoom calls worked without a problem for school, so this tipped me off that something was wrong with the DNS lookup or the handshake. Sure enough, I popped open my Pi-Hole admin console, and was greeted with this: The green number in the Total Queries box would jump by 10, 20, or sometimes even 100 every second. ...

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