Depending on the version you are running, (should be 3.3 in the OP or 4.0.7 somewhere in the thread) whitelisting is fine. There was a 4 beta version where whitelisting was broken.I whitelisted everything related to Pinnacle but it's still blocking the mobile set and it isn't loading properly. Is whitelisting broken? Or do you think I need to whitelist something else?
@PerfectSlayer I am having a strange issue with your latest version of Adaway that I have never had before. First of all, I must state that for months I have been using and testing unofficial versions of Magisk built by both @kantjer and @ianmacd that have @topjohnwu 's latest commits. On one of my 4 devices I have also been testing your beta releases.
After I install todays release of Magisk and later installed your latest release, I was stuck forever applying the host file so I closed and reopened Adaway and it was then that I noticed that root was denied.
Depending on the version you are running, (should be 3.3 in the OP or 4.0.7 somewhere in the thread) whitelisting is fine. There was a 4 beta version where whitelisting was broken.
It's probably that the domain you need to allow is not obviously related to the app. Generally you should enable everything in the log after opening the app. Once it works, you can go back and remove things from the whitelist. Liberal use of list exports can help.
Agreed! "Hosts file manager" well defined what AdAway does but not what it is mainly used for.I agree, and I'd like to keep it as-is. The problem isn't the name, it's the descriptor(s):
F-Droid: AdAway - Block advertisements
XDA thread: [APP][Root][2.1+][OFFICIAL] AdAway v3.3 :: [03.07.2018]
If I didn't know what AdAway really was, I'd guess that it was a full-on ad blocker, based-on the descriptors. Skimming through the OP, the description is sandwiched between a number of other sentences; it's not broken-out.
Looking at some other sites for other non-descriptive app names, the app always carries a "tag" that enhances or conveys the purpose of the app. The app name, along with that descriptor, is either in the title bar of the web page or right at the top of the home page (sometimes in the graphic):
GIMP - The Free & Open Source Image Editor
Pidgin, the universal chat client
Snapchat - the fastest way to share a moment
ImageGlass - A lightweight, versatile image viewer
VLC media player
CCleaner - Speed up & Optimize your PC with CCleaner
Users don't have to guess what the apps above do; it's right up-front.
Maybe something like:
F-Droid: AdAway - A hosts file management tool
XDA thread: [APP][Root][2.1+][OFFICIAL] AdAway hosts file management tool v3.3 :: [03.07.2018]
Hum, it is already a background processwebserver get killed when AdAway removed from recents. please add a background process for webserver.
On Oreo 8.1 Using Systemless host mode
You're welcome! And you can now find the Help in the menu drawer.It may not be where you would expect it, but listing the version number in help -> about is exactly where most apps have it.
If I was going to suggest a tweak, instead of a card on the main screen to access help, I'd like a menu entry for help. This however, is personal choice and nit picky.
I'm just grateful for the continued support and development for Adaway. [emoji106]
Here it is! There is now a preference to dismiss it.Hey, I just jumped on the Beta train on my OP6, and had a couple thoughts.
a) can we have a way to dismiss the welcome card?
It's great to see this being continually developed like this! Thank you!!Changelog:
Add option to dismiss welcome card,
Improve hosts update status,
Change background job dependency from Evernote Android Job to Jetpack Work manager,
AdAway 4.0.8 on AndroidFileHost (md5: 9d1619a1476204e03e1364dd73fa0744)
(Oh yeah, and we hit the 1000th commit on GitHub :laugh
im also on 4.0.7, and the sbc.io/hosts/hosts still doesnt show that its getting updated. is anyone else experiencing this?tl:dr. sorry! i have 8 host sources. only 6 out of them get regular updates. (i don't check daily.)
could anyone explain if there is anything abnormal about the other two? or, should i just wait? i'm on 4.0.7.
edit: the screenshot doesn't seem to be getting displayed. the host sources that don't get updated are: http://sbc.io/hosts/hosts and http://hosts-file.net/ad_servers.txt
Agreed! "Hosts file manager" well defined what AdAway does but not what it is mainly used for.
So maybe we should mix the both definitions into something like: "AdAway: ad-blocker and hosts file manager"
yes it is, I just downloaded it
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That's the theory [emoji846] in practice, with other developers whom I follow, I never get updates.
This is a vague complaint.hello to all, when I try to enter webs with the browser it indicates me error, how can I solve it? without deactivating it? I am sorry if it is answered.
I understand, but I've already put those websites and it does not work.thaksThat's the theory [emoji846] in practice, with other developers whom I follow, I never get updates. This is a vague complaint.
If you are getting a page can't load error, then whitelist that page. A how-to is on the Adaway wiki.
If every page in a browser (e.g. google.com) is blocked only when Adaway is enabled, then your hosts sources are blocking something you need to access the internet. Try using only the basic sources that came with Adaway in case it's due to one you added. Or uncheck all sources, then re-apply Adaway to get a very basic hosts file.
You could turn on "debugging to log" in Adaway preferences and capture a logcat while visiting the problem site(s). Then look through the logcat to see if you can figure out what is happening.
If you continue to have trouble, please be much more specific; what site(s) don't work, your cell carrier, your country, the hosts sources you're using and do you have a blacklist.
"find somebody that you think is undeserving of your compassion and give it to them" - Christian Picciolini
I wish you the very best. Please really follow the advice of your doctor! Real life comes very first!On a personal note, I will take few weeks off the project as my doctor ask me to do because I suffer from burnout.
Take care @PerfectSlayer ! Everything is nothing without health (I know what I'm talking about).Hi all,
Here is a quick update that improves the app update screen, validates domain redirection and fixes a crash with VPN using IPv6 DNS. Nothing exceptional but it is always welcome.
On a personal note, I will take few weeks off the project as my doctor ask me to do because I suffer from burnout.
Tested with the local Allowed file, working fine - thanksHi all,
I hope your are all going well.
I get a new version for you that addresses a long running issue: being able to allow hosts from your sources!
For this occasion, I reworked the source UI in order to select the type of list you use:
Here is the result:
- Block list (ie hosts file, so an IP than a hostname per line)
- Allow list (a hostname per line)
View attachment 5252635
I got some other bugs fixed too, like TLS issue with web server thanks to the new mongoose version and a no internet connection issue on source update check when the application can't check any last modified date.
On top of that, I merged more than a hundred PR of translations. So thanks to all the translators!
I also had a sixth GitHub sponsor yesterday and I enjoy to read all your nice words in the donation comments. Thanks a ton for your support! ❤
- Add allow list support
- Improve source edition UI
- Improve source update check
- Improve animations
- Update mongoose web server
- Update dependencies
- Fix web server TLS issue
Special thanks to gallegonovato, jawz101 and zgfg for their bug reports.
GitLab, like GitHub do not set LastModified HTTP header so update status is not supported... yet!Is anyone using a hosts list hosted on Gitlab? It keeps showing "Unknown update status".
It works well here. I failed to reproduce as I change the HTTP client library and how I use it.Hmm, not working for me for this URL, v4.1.0 shows something like not updated in -360 days (some large negative value). Can you please see if you can reproduce?
Not really. You could choose a lot of different mode.All the F-Droid apps I know of have manual push updates to the store.
Isn't automatic build basically for nightlies?
Thank you so much! :highfive:I exist still... do you know what i have to do to transfer ownership? if i edit project it doesn't let me change the primary author so i assume i have to PM some higher up to make this happen?
Thank you too!