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How to use Proton VPN on Linux

The official Proton VPN Linux app lets you protect your Linux devices with Proton VPN while controlling the VPN via an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical interface.  We officially support the latest stable versions of the following distributions using GNOME desktop environment. Click on a link for full setup instructions:

Reports indicate that our Linux app works on other distros and desktop environments, but support for other distributions and configurations may be limited.

Our official app is the best way to use Proton VPN on your Linux PC. It natively supports advanced Proton VPN features, including:

Other ways to use Proton VPN on Linux

Where possible, we strongly recommend using our official Linux app. However, there are certain situations where you may wish to use a third party app instead. this includes if you need to access our service using the command-line.

You can configure OpenVPN or WireGuard manually on Linux using either NetworkManager or the command line. This may be useful on devices not supported by our Proton VPN Linux app, but if we retire a server, you may need to download new configuration files. 

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