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Download NordVPN app for Linux

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    Keep your Linux security up to speed with the fastest Linux VPN.

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    Secure VPN Linux client for aarch64, armv5, armv7, i386, and x86_64. Minimal kernel version: 3.7.0 for aarch64 and 3.2.0 for other architectures.

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    Easily switch between the encryption protocols.

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What is a VPN for Linux?

A VPN for Linux is the best way to take back your online privacy and protect your personal data. With NordVPN’s app for Linux, you can hide your IP address and virtual location, encrypt your internet traffic, and enjoy blazing speeds wherever you are.

How to install a VPN on Linux

Add a VPN on Debian, Ubuntu, Elementary OS, Linux Mint systems and RPM-based distros in a few easy steps:

1. Install the app

Open the terminal, write the command below, and follow the on-screen instructions to download the NordVPN Linux client.

sh <(curl -sSf

2. Log in to your account

To log in, use the command:

nordvpn login

3. Connect to a server

To connect to a VPN server, use the command:

nordvpn connect

4. Adjust your settings

Visit our support page to find a list of available settings commands for Linux.

If you do not have a curl package, use this command: sh <(wget -qO -

Enjoy a hassle-free online experience with NordVPN

Hide your location, get a new IP, access the internet without restrictions, and enjoy your favorite content securely with a risk-free VPN. If you are not 100% satisfied, tell us within 30 days of the purchase date and get a full refund.

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Looking for the best VPN for your Linux device?

Designed with speed in mind

Browse smoothly with the world’s fastest VPN service. NordVPN offers over 5800 remote servers in 60 countries. This vast server network, combined with our lightning-fast NordLynx technology, makes your connections fast and stable wherever you are.

Browser extensions

If you only need a VPN for secure browsing and don’t want to set up another app on your Linux device, try our browser extensions. NordVPN has dedicated extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge browsers.

No restrictions at our end

Tired of watching the loading icon go round and round? Well, no more! With NordVPN, there are no speed restrictions, bandwidth limits, or data caps. Connect and enjoy the free and open internet in an instant.

Why choose the NordVPN app for Linux?


State-of-the-art AES 256-bit encryption algorithms will guard your data from snoopers and hackers every step of the way.

IP protection

Hide your real IP and browse the web by routing your internet traffic through a remote server.

No tracking

We don’t track what websites you visit or store information about your online activities.

No data leaks

NordVPN offers IP and DNS leak protection, so you can be sure that your internet traffic stays private and secure at all times.

24/7 support

Our customer support agents are there for you. Whenever you need help, visit our Help Center, drop us an email, or go to our website for a live chat with our staff.

Split tunneling

You can choose which programs or URLs you want to secure with encryption and leave the rest outside the VPN tunnel.

Threat Protection lite

Shield your devices from online threats — block intrusive ads and malicious websites while you browse.

Money-back guarantee

Not sure if you’ll like NordVPN? Try it risk free with our 30-day money-back guarantee.

VPN connection for all major Linux distros

Online security for all major Linux distros

Simply want a slick, easy-to-use VPN app for Linux? Look no further — NordVPN offers .deb and .rpm packages for Debian-based and RHEL-based systems:

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    Elementary OS

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    Linux Mint

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    Qubes OS

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