IVPN for Linux

supports 64-bit Linux 3.10+

IVPN for Linux - Open-source VPN app for Linux IVPN for Linux - Open-source VPN app for Linux

Features

  • WireGuard or OpenVPN protocols.
  • GUI or CLI (command-line interface).
  • WireGuard privacy controls - Define automatic key and IP address rotation schedule.
  • AntiTracker that blocks ads, adware, malicious websites and data harvesting trackers.
  • Firewall / kill switch - Ability to configure as on-demand or always-on. Offers comprehensive protection against DNS, IPv6, disconnection and WebRTC leaks.
  • Ability to define trusted Wi-Fi networks and create rules for automatic VPN connection/disconnection.
  • Multi-hop VPN routes. Connect through multiple servers in separate jurisdictions for enhanced privacy.
  • Allow LAN traffic when connected to VPN.
  • Port forwarding for WireGuard and OpenVPN, reserved on all but US-based servers.
  • Pause VPN for when disabling VPN connection temporarily is required.
  • Obfsproxy option to circumvent censorship.
  • Split Tunnel to allow designated apps to bypass the VPN tunnel.

Packages

Base Package

Base package contains everything you need to connect to IVPN with command line interface. IVPN GUI app is provided as a separate package you can find below.
Changelog

IVPN GUI App

Please note: base package is required to be installed prior to installing GUI app.
Changelog

Install from IVPN Repository

Ubuntu

# Add IVPN's GPG key
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/ubuntu/generic.gpg | gpg --dearmor > ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

sudo mv ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Set Appropriate Permissions for GPG key
sudo chown root:root /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg && sudo chmod 644 /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Add the IVPN repository
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/ubuntu/generic.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Set Appropriate Permissions for Repository
sudo chown root:root /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list && sudo chmod 644 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Update APT repo info
sudo apt-get update

# To install IVPN software (CLI and UI)
sudo apt-get install ivpn-ui

# To install only IVPN CLI
sudo apt-get install ivpn

Debian

# Add IVPN's GPG key
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/debian/generic.gpg | gpg --dearmor > ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

sudo mv ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Set Appropriate Permissions for GPG key
sudo chown root:root /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg && sudo chmod 644 /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Add the IVPN repository
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/debian/generic.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Set Appropriate Permissions for Repository
sudo chown root:root /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list && sudo chmod 644 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Update APT repo info
sudo apt-get update

# To install IVPN software (CLI and UI)
sudo apt-get install ivpn-ui

# To install only IVPN CLI
sudo apt-get install ivpn

Mint

# Add IVPN's GPG key
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/mint/generic.gpg | gpg --dearmor > ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

sudo mv ~/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Set Appropriate Permissions for GPG key
sudo chown root:root /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg && sudo chmod 644 /usr/share/keyrings/ivpn-archive-keyring.gpg

# Add the IVPN repository
curl -fsSL https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/mint/generic.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Set Appropriate Permissions for Repository
sudo chown root:root /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list && sudo chmod 644 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ivpn.list

# Update APT repo info
sudo apt-get update

# To install IVPN software (CLI and UI)
sudo apt-get install ivpn-ui

# To install only IVPN CLI
sudo apt-get install ivpn

Fedora

# Add the IVPN repository
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/fedora/generic/ivpn.repo

# To install IVPN software (CLI and UI)
sudo dnf install ivpn-ui

# To install only IVPN CLI
sudo dnf install ivpn

CentOS

# Install Yum-utils
sudo yum install yum-utils

# Add the IVPN repository
sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo https://repo.ivpn.net/stable/centos/generic/ivpn.repo

# To install IVPN software (CLI and UI)
sudo yum install ivpn-ui

# To install only IVPN CLI
sudo yum install ivpn

# Required for CentOS 8
sudo yum install libXScrnSaver

Arch Linux

AUR - ArchLinux User Repository. Can be used by distributions based on ArchLinux: (e.g. ArchLinux, Manjaro …)

Base package: ivpn
UI package: ivpn-ui

Using a AUR helper/Pacman wrapper automates the installation process:

yay -S ivpn
yay -S ivpn-ui

Note: Other AUR helper/Pacman wrapper utilities are available.

Install from Binaries

.DEB

Base package
SHA256: cae1e13e04dfc8c721d2adcb9712d99db443701cede02cc9b44ba349c1559cbf

UI package
SHA256: 7acf5f2bf32d0fdf0d0bfdd92b700deb4e20af54d9caab571bef86172ae7a77e

.RPM

Base package
SHA256: f775da2fa3b8feff97857b23d3db5e9224dd1d7007d95a1e2c73e722ff4d28b1

UI package
SHA256: 899aae46263b8dec0e0681e1974c737a887afe9ffed0e5632600e9dfe287d54d

Install from Source Code

Daemon + CLI
UI

Install the Snap

Get the IVPN App from the Snap Store by typing sudo snap install ivpn.

Get it from the Snap Store Get it from the Snap Store

Snap Notes:

  • The snapd daemon is required.
  • Uninstall prior versions (DEB, RPM, etc.) of the IVPN App before switching to the snap release channel and vice versa.
  • The Split Tunnel feature is not available due to strong restrictions of the snap environment.

If you prefer not to use the IVPN app please follow the relevant setup guide below.

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