Installing VPN from the Linux Command Line
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.
That is it, you are done!
Written by Mike Ratcliffe who lives and works in Corby, England building useful things.