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vpn compatibility

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Post by arky217 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:02 pm

Running MX Linux 17.1

Does anyone use PrivateInternetAccess VPN ?
If not, what VPN services are known to be compatible with MX Linux ?

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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by richb » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:04 pm

arky217 wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Running MX Linux 17.1

Does anyone use PrivateInternetAccess VPN ?
If not, what VPN services are known to be compatible with MX Linux ?
I do It works well.
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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by towwire » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:28 am

arky217 wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Running MX Linux 17.1

Does anyone use PrivateInternetAccess VPN ?
If not, what VPN services are known to be compatible with MX Linux ?
Do an internet search for vpn reviews and look for one for linux.
My brother uses windscribe which runs fine on MX-17.1 and it's free. If you decide on it I can have my brother send me his link you can use which will give him and you an extra Gig.

I use a payed one Expressvpn which you will need to search here as it requires a fix to work without using systemd.

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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by Mauser » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:47 am

arky217 wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Running MX Linux 17.1

Does anyone use PrivateInternetAccess VPN ?
If not, what VPN services are known to be compatible with MX Linux ?
I use Astrill VPN which works well on MX Linux. It's a G.U.I. VPN.
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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by handy » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:14 am

I too use PIA-VPN. It is great. Fantastic client GUI, easy to use & very reliable. Price is pretty good too. I prefer PIA to Air, after having used Air for some years in the past.
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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by MikeKlemin » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:20 am

I daily VPN to my work servers via openvpn works great, no issues at all :-)

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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by richb » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:23 am

handy wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:14 am
I too use PIA-VPN. It is great. Fantastic client GUI, easy to use & very reliable. Price is pretty good too. I prefer PIA to Air, after having used Air for some years in the past.
I have it configured in Network Manager, and have been using it for over a year. I will have to check out the GUI. There is also a browser extension for Google Chrome.

EDIT: The GUI is a lot easier to set it up than in Network Manager., and a very nice notification icon showing when connected. When I signed up a year ago the GUI was not available. Looking at the change log, they update it quite regularly squashing bugs and adding features.
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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by handy » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:07 am

@richb, I've mentioned it before... The PIA GUI won't install in Artix, as Artix does not use the standard Arch repos (though it does use Arch repos too). This is the problem that caused me to leave the "Arch" world & find another great distro that doesn't use systemd. :happy:

I could run PIA without the GUI in Artix. But to get all of the functions that the GUI provided was far more effort than I wanted to put in. I never thought that I could possibly trade pacman in, but there you go.

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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by mystic » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:45 am

Tried ProtonVPN and works well with MX. Their client is also open source !
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Re: vpn compatibility

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Post by philotux » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:59 am

I have been using NordVPN for a while now. I use the Network Manager and their config (.ovpn) files. It seems to be working fine here on MX18. Unfortunately they don't have a gui for Linux. There are browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox.

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