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 (Free, Open Source), SoftEther VPN (Free, Open Source), OpenVPN Finder (Free, Open Source) and fruho (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 25, 2021

    1. 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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      Most users think OpenVPN is a great alternative to Viscosity.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • BSD
      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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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      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.
    3. Fruho is an open-source, zero-configuration VPN manager. It supports automatic setup and allows easy switching between VPN providers. Connect to various VPN providers or to your own VPN server No manual configuration.

      Discontinued

      3 years out of date

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    4. A self-managed WireGuard-based VPN server and Linux firewall designed for simplicity and security. Features - Fast: Uses WireGuard to be 3-4 times faster than OpenVPN. - No dependencies: All dependencies are bundled thanks to Chef Omnibus.
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