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PiVPN/Pi-hole quick question

Discussion in 'Linux & Open Source' started by JoeF1, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. JoeF1


    Joined: Jun 12, 2012

    Posts: 3,900

    Location: West Yorkshire

    Hi there.

    I have just got my hands on a Raspberry Pi and set up Pi-hole and PiVPN on there.

    Am i right in thinking using this as my own VPN isn't as 'great' as a paid VPN? Since its still using my home IP address? Its more to connect to my home network when out and about. I guess to use Pi-Hole whilst away from my LAN?

  2. Feek


    Joined: Oct 17, 2002

    Posts: 24,605

    Location: In the radio shack

    Exactly that. It won't hide your online presence at all. I use mine purely to access when I'm out and about for two reasons. 1) ad free internet and 2) security if I'm on a public wifi access point.