To stop people snooping on what we are doing on the internet or when restrictive governments prevent people from accessing popular websites you can use a VPN to protect your privacy and allow you to access the internet without restrictions.
Most VPN providers provide simple step-by-step instructions to get VPN set up on most operating systems but many fail to give instructions about how to autostart a VPN in a non graphical environment.
The following will work with the files provided by most VPN providers with a couple of small changes:
Of course, the url that your provider uses may be different:
To check if the VPN is running open lynx and go to google.com. It should take you to the specific countries site.