WireGuard® is the latest VPN protocol with state-of-the-art security and greatly optimized performance. This protocol was originally released for the Linux kernel, but now it is cross-platform and can be deployed on any platform.
More information about WireGuard® features you can find in the article What is WireGuard® protocol?
Figure out how to set up and configure a WireGuard® VPN connection on your Linux device.
Note: Ubuntu 19.10 was taken as an example.
1. First of all, you need to create the WireGuard® configuration file in your User Office. To do this, follow the instructions described in this manual.
2. Create the WireGuard® repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireguard/wireguard
3. Install the WireGuard® packages:
sudo apt install wireguard
Install the resolv.conf package:
sudo apt install resolvconf
4. Go to the WireGuard® directory and create the wg0.conf file:
5. Copy the WireGuard® configurations, you received in your User Office, and paste it to the wg0.conf file using your text editor:
6. Turn on your WireGuard® connection and enjoy fast and reliable web surfing:
systemctl start [email protected]
7. If you want to keep your WireGuard® connection ON at the system startup, print the following command:
systemctl enable [email protected]
8. Turn off the WireGuard® connection using the command:
systemctl stop [email protected]
9. If you want to turn the autostart off use the command:
systemctl disable [email protected]
That’s it! Hope our guide helps you to configure a WireGuard® VPN connection on your Linux device.
If you need to configure other devices, check out our Manuals page or contact our customer support via [email protected].
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