Alternatives to OpenVPN for Linux with any license

  • Tor Browser

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody...

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    • Not the same type of solution. While VPN and TOR can provide privacy, they solve different problems. musteatOct 2017 • 18 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is a browser, not a solution to connect remotely. jodumontSep 2017 • 15 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tor is for proxying and VPN is for tunneling. They're not the same. Guest • Sep 2017 • 9 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tor Browser is a (supposedly secure) web browser. OpenVPN is a Virtual Private Network. Apples and oranges. timgrayJan 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • tor is p2p nothing like a centrally managed vpn service Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • SoftEther VPN

    SoftEther VPN is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • Easy setup and a great variety of functions. coka4youJun 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Can be used as a drop-in replacement for OpenVPN, is free and open source as well KissakiApr 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • I2P

    The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be...

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    • OpenVPN is a VPN client, I2P is an anonymous network wolfcry0May 2015 • 9 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • LogMeIn Hamachi

    LogMeIn Hamachi is a hosted VPN service that securely connects devices and networks, extending LAN-like network connectivity to mobile users, distributed teams and...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

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    • LogMeIn can close a conncetion between 2 LANs. It's not for browsing, and it is for the same purpose than OpenVPN. Guest • Aug 2015 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • CyberGhost VPN

    CyberGhost is a fast, simple and efficient way to protect your online privacy, surf anonymously and access blocked or censored content.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    • CyberGhost is for anonymous browsing, whereas OpenVPN is for connecting 2 computers (or 2 LANs) together. Guest • Aug 2015 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • OpenVPN is a server, CyberGhost VPN is a simple client. Guest • Oct 2016 • 0 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • DynVPN

    DynVPN is an online service that allows you to create and manage your own virtual private network with the goal to keep it simple.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer developed. Last version, v0.6.1, released on March 7, 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • ZeroTier One

    ZeroTier One creates virtual ethernet networks that work everywhere. Use it as a VPN alternative, for gaming, or to create a virtual office LAN that travels with you.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... BSD

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    • For me the ideal replacement of the old hamachi, a little complicated installation in linux the first time, then everything on wheels. Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • WireGuard

    WireGuard is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPSec...

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    • WireGuard proposes a complete new concept. More lightweight, faster, easier to use. This is really a step up as far as secure ip tunnels are concerned. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
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  • VyprVPN

    VyprVPN makes reclaiming your online privacy, security, and freedom as simple as tapping to connect.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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  • Hola! Better Internet

    Hola lets you browse faster, access content blocked by your government, company or ISP and much more. If you are an American travelling abroad, unblock Hulu, Netflix...

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux Android Chrome OS ... Chrome Firefox

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    • Warning Third party security researchers have released reports that claim Hola has numerous vulnerabilities in their client software, leaving users vulnerable to attack. In addition, these reports claim that Hola user's bandwidth was sold and that users are unknowingly part of a "botnet." For more information on the claims and findings refer to the posts here: http://adios-hola.org/ The response to these claims and the vulnerabilities from the Hola CEO can be read on their website here: https://hola.org/blog/the-recent-events-on-the-hola-network/
  • Freelan

    A free, open-source, multi-platform, highly-configurable and peer-to-peer VPN software, designed to easily connect remote hosts and mainly focused on security and...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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