Best Free VPN for Linux 2021

ProtonVPN is TechRadar’s “#1 free VPN – Unlimited data allowance without paying penny.”

The ProtonVPN Linux app is easy to use and packed with advanced security features.

Distros that are currently supported are Debian 10, Ubuntu 20+, Mint 20+
MX Linux 19+, Fedora 31+, Archlinux / Manjaro.

How to install a VPN on Linux Mint

The ProtonVPN Linux app officially supports Mint 20. If you are currently using the community-developed version of our Linux app, you should uninstall it before installing their official app.

1. Download their repo setup package

Download the ProtonVPN DEB package at:

2. Install the ProtonVPN repository

Double-click the downloaded DEB package to install the repo using your default package manager.

3. Update the apt-get package list

Open Terminal and enter the command:

sudo apt-get update

4. Install the ProtonVPN Linux app

sudo apt-get install protonvpn

The ProtonVPN Linux app is now installed and can be run from your application launcher menu.

How to Use ProtonVPN

Here I will pass you off to the article by ProtonVPN: “How to use ProtonVPN on Linux.”

This is the only free VPN I currently recommend and use.

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Jay Forrest

Jay N. Forrest is a philosopher and IT professional. He is an ordained Humanist minister, a Certified Meditation Teacher, and a decade-long Linux user.