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Viscosity Alternatives for Linux

Viscosity is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is OpenVPN, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Viscosity and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Viscosity are WireGuard, SoftEther VPN, OpenVPN Finder and Firezone.

Viscosity alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be VPN Clients or Virtual LAN Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Viscosity.
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    OpenVPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    38 alternatives to OpenVPN 

    OpenVPN provides flexible VPN solutions to secure your data communications, whether it's for Internet privacy, remote access for employees, securing IoT, or for networking Cloud data centers.

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    1.  Privacy focusedOpenVPN is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  OpenVPNOpenVPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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    Most users think OpenVPN is a great alternative to Viscosity.
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    WireGuard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • F-Droid
    • OpenWrt
    35 alternatives to 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, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN.

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    1.  Privacy focusedWireGuard is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  WireGuardWireGuard supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
    3.  No LogsWireGuard doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
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    SoftEther VPN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    44 alternatives to SoftEther VPN 

    SoftEther VPN ("SoftEther" means "Software Ethernet") is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. It runs on Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris.

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    1.  OpenVPNSoftEther VPN supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
    2.  AES-256 EncryptionSoftEther VPN has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
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    OpenVPN Finder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    143 alternatives to OpenVPN Finder 

    This simple tool finds free OpenVPN servers for you and allow you to download the OVPN config file. The extension is written on top of VPN Gate Academic Experiment Project that is an online service as an academic research at Graduate School of University of Tsukuba, Japan.

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    1.  OpenVPNOpenVPN Finder supports OpenVPN, one of the most secure and reliable VPN protocols.
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      Firezone

      • Linux
      • openSUSE
      • CentOS
      • Ubuntu
      • Debian
      44 alternatives to Firezone 

      Firezone is an open-source VPN server and egress firewall for Linux that makes it simple to manage secure remote access to your company’s private networks. Built on modern technologies, including the new blazing fast WireGuard tunneling protocol, Firezone is lightweight and easy...

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      1.  WireGuardFirezone supports the Wireguard protocol for encrypted VPN traffic.
      2.  Two-factor AuthenticationFirezone supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Firezone without registration.
      4.  End-to-End EncryptionFirezone has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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      18 alternatives to fruho 

      Fruho is an open-source, zero-configuration VPN manager. It supports automatic setup and allows easy switching between VPN providers.

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