Maza ad blocking

Local ad blocker. Like Pi-hole but local and using your operating system.

Maza Ad Blocking Overview

Maza is a local ad blocker that uses your operating system's native DNS resolution and blocking capabilities, similar to Pi-hole but with a local twist. This simple, efficient, and native advertising blocker is compatible with both macOS and Linux systems. With Maza, you can enjoy an ad-free browsing experience without relying on cloud-based services or complicated setups.

Main Features of Maza Ad Blocking

  1. Local DNS Resolution: Maza uses your operating system's built-in DNS resolution capabilities to block ads at the domain level.
  2. Native and Efficient: Unlike cloud-based ad blockers, Maza doesn't require a constant internet connection or rely on complex network configurations.
  3. MacOS and Linux Compatibility: Maza is compatible with both macOS and Linux systems, making it a versatile solution for users across different platforms.
  4. Simple Installation: Installing Maza is straightforward, requiring only a few commands to get started.
  5. Auto Update of Domains: Maza's built-in cron job updates the list of blocked domains daily, ensuring your ad blocker stays up-to-date and effective.
  6. Customizable Ignored Domains: You can edit the ignore file in your Maza configuration directory to add custom domain ignore lists for specific websites or services.
  7. Uninstallation: If you decide to stop using Maza, uninstallation is easy with a simple command.

By leveraging your operating system's native DNS resolution and blocking capabilities, Maza provides a local and efficient solution for ad-blocking, making it an attractive option for users seeking a simple and effective way to eliminate online ads.


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