Linux users can now secure their data with this leading VPN

Atlas VPN being used on mobile and desktop
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One of the best VPN services on the market has just enlarged its software architecture to meet the security needs of even more internet users. 

Atlas VPN now supports Linux operating systems, and with the update it sees the NordVPN-owned provider cover all major operating systems, including Android, iOS, Windows, macOS and even Amazon Fire TV. 

Despite being available for Ubuntu users only at the moment, the company has expressed its commitment to roll out additional support to other Linux distributions in the near future. 

Linux users to enjoy better protection

Despite Linux being one of the most secure OSs around, its users are still at risk of invasive practices like government surveillance, censorship, and snooping.

"VPN can help Linux users protect their personal information from unwanted third-party tracking and interception by encrypting their online traffic and adding a layer of security between their Linux computer and the internet," said Ruta Cizinauskaite, the PR Manager of Atlas VPN.

What's more, Linux users can now benefit from all the features that Atlas VPN has to offer.

Atlas VPN supports the modern WireGuard protocol, which offers much faster connection speeds than OpenVPN while maintaining excellent privacy.

In terms of servers, the Atlas SafeSwap network allows it to have many rotating IP addresses without the need for users to keep switching servers. At the same time, users can have their connection route via multiple server locations for extra anonymity, and encryption layers, thanks to its MultiHop feature.

More security features are also on the way. These include a kill switch option able to prevent any data leaks even in case your VPN connection might drop.

How to install Atlas VPN on Linux

As for other devices, setting up Atlas VPN on Linux is really simple. You just need to follow these quick steps we explain below: 

  1. Head to the Altas VPN website to subscribe and create an account;
  2. Download the Atlas repository package on your device;
  3. Open the terminal and run: sudo dpkg -i {/path/to/}atlasvpn-repo.deb && sudo apt update
  4. Enter the last bit of code to install Atlas VPN: sudo apt install atlasvpn
  5. You are now ready to sign-in to your account to connect your Atlas VPN and enjoy better online privacy!
Chiara Castro
Senior Staff Writer

Chiara is a multimedia journalist committed to covering stories to help promote the rights and denounce the abuses of the digital side of life—wherever cybersecurity, markets and politics tangle up. She mainly writes news, interviews and analysis on data privacy, online censorship, digital rights, cybercrime, and security software, with a special focus on VPNs, for TechRadar Pro, TechRadar and Tom’s Guide. Got a story, tip-off or something tech-interesting to say? Reach out to