Pi-hole hardware/software requirements


The topic about hardware/software requirements states

~52MB of free space

I’m on the FTLDNS branch and I don’t think this specification is not correct anymore.

du -sh /etc/pihole/ => 37M
du -sh /etc/.pihole/ => 7.4M
du -sh /var/www/html/ => 34M


  • PHP
  • lighttpd
  • sqlite3
  • dhcpcd
  • (dnsmasq)
  • git
  • many different tools and dependencies


Yes, the repo has grown, as have the dependencies. We should recalculate the requirements before FTLDNS is made available to the general public.