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How to help test-run the early-access Proton VPN Linux app

You can support Proton by using the early-access versions of our Linux app and Linux CLI. You will gain access to new features before they are released publicly, and you can provide feedback to help us find and address bugs.

Please be aware, though, that there may be security and stability issues with the early-access apps. If you are new to Linux or are concerned about your threat model, we recommend that you download the stable version of our Proton VPN Linux app.

How to install the stable version of the Proton VPN Linux app or CLI

Note that if you later wish to revert to using the stable version, you will need to uninstall the early-access app first. 

We officially support the early-access Proton VPN app for Linux on the following platforms:

We officially support the early-access Proton VPN command line tool (CLI) for Linux on the following platforms:

  • Debian 10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS)
  • Mint 19.3+
  • MX Linux 19
  • Kali Linux
  • Fedora 31+ (not Rawhide)

If you experience issues or have any other feedback when using our early-access Linux app or Linux CLI, please let us know

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