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    Default Linux VPN recommendations

    Anyone using a VPN on a Linux desktop? I'm thinking ExpressVPN but open to suggestions before I pull the trigger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliphead View Post
    Anyone using a VPN on a Linux desktop? I'm thinking ExpressVPN but open to suggestions before I pull the trigger.
    Same (on OSX) - no issues, fast enough for streaming and torrenting, 100% recommend....

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    I use IPVanish on Linux, Windows and Android - at the moment, I'm connected via Copenhagen but it will change server in about half an hour for me.

    Currently hitting 104 Mbps download speed, 11.4 Mbps upload according to Speedtest.
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    Thanks guys, I'll go with ExpressVPN at the weekend.

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    FWIW I use a Trustzone VPN on Linux. Seems to work. Can't say if it's better than any of the others.
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    All devices Android and Linux setup with ExpressVPN and no issues and simple and quick to set up. A wee bit of a drop in speed to be expected given the distance to the nearest server but no different to connecting to a server on the East coast of the US if you want to do a Netflix thing or whatever.

    Tested with streaming three videos simultaneously and no buffering as well as general browsing.

    Not touting for ExpressVPN in any way but worth a look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliphead View Post
    All devices Android and Linux setup with ExpressVPN and no issues and simple and quick to set up. A wee bit of a drop in speed to be expected given the distance to the nearest server but no different to connecting to a server on the East coast of the US if you want to do a Netflix thing or whatever.

    Tested with streaming three videos simultaneously and no buffering as well as general browsing.

    Not touting for ExpressVPN in any way but worth a look.
    You can set it up on your router for all devices to route through it, if your router supports it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stek View Post
    You can set it up on your router for all devices to route through it, if your router supports it.
    Yep, exploring that option too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliphead View Post
    Yep, exploring that option too
    Go for a dd-wrt router.

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