Using Pi-hole on an Odroid C1+ - My experience so far

After dropping Odoid C1+ support in Archphile, I had this board available and ready for a new project. For more than a year, I used privoxy on a Netgear R7000 router with DD-WRT as my main ad-blocker, but I wanted something easier and more configurable for a daily driver. This is why I decided to install pi-hole pi-hole on the Odroid C1+. Pi-hole was initialy created for Raspbian/Raspberry Pi, but it can run on any Debian/Ubuntu/Centos box.
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An adblock list for rooted Xiaomi smartphones (and more)

3 months ago I decided to install and use pi-hole on my Odroid C1+. Using rooted Xiaomi smartphones for years now (my latest is a Mi Max2 tablet), I decided to keep an eye on xiaomi urls that pi-hole blocked from my device and create a hosts file for Adaway so I have the same rules enabled when not using wifi at home. Who wants device manufacturers to spy anyway?
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