Install ExpressVPN,
the best VPN for Linux

VPN client for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and CentOS

  • Easy-to-use command-line interface
  • Uses OpenVPN as standard
  • Browse privately and securely
  • No-fuss 30-day money-back guarantee

Take back your internet with a risk-free Linux VPN.

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Laptop and desktop machines running ExpressVPN for Linux.

How to set up ExpressVPN for Linux

  1. Subscribe to ExpressVPN on the order page
  2. Download and install the ExpressVPN app for Linux
  3. Connect to any one of 148 server locations
  4. Use the internet the way you want to use it!

If you need help, the ExpressVPN Support Team is available via live chat and email.

Connect to ExpressVPN on Linux in 2 easy steps!

Step 1:

ExpressVPN for Linux in an Ubuntu terminal showing a list of VPN server locations

Use "expressvpn list" to view the full list of 148 ExpressVPN server locations.

Step 2:

ExpressVPN for Linux in an Ubuntu terminal showing connection to a US VPN server

Enter "expressvpn connect LOCATION" to connect to the server location of your choice.

Video: How to install ExpressVPN for Linux

Read the step-by-step instructions on how to set up and use the ExpressVPN app for Linux. Prefer manual setup? Check out other options on the ExpressVPN Linux Setup page.

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Download VPN for your Linux distros

ExpressVPN provides support for 64-bit and 32-bit versions of:

  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • CentOS

Don’t see your distro? ExpressVPN also offers setup instructions for Kali, Ubuntu Studio, Linux Mint, and other OSes.

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ExpressVPN for Linux key features

More VPN locations

Connect your Linux computer to the ExpressVPN network of 148 server locations in 94 countries.

Optimized for speed

ExpressVPN constantly optimizes servers to deliver the fastest speeds possible.

OpenVPN as standard

The ExpressVPN app for Linux uses OpenVPN, the VPN protocol that provides the most security and the highest performance, by default.

Smart Location

Use the Smart Location function to find the location that gives you the best connection experience.

Network Lock kill switch

If your VPN connection drops unexpectedly, ExpressVPN prevents your network traffic from being exposed to third parties.

Browser extension compatibility

The ExpressVPN extension for Chrome and Firefox on Linux lets you control your VPN directly from your web browser.

Desktop notifications

Find out instantly when the VPN connects and disconnects with convenient desktop notifications.

Live chat support

Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team around the clock from within the app if you have questions about ExpressVPN for Linux.

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Find out why customers love the ExpressVPN app for Linux

If you want more security to your internet connection, check out ExpressVPN. It has worked years in my Linux computer without problems.
I like ExpressVPN, everything works as intended and I even had a stupid question that was answered quickly and very friendly by the support. Love it!
ExpressVPN is extremely easy to install and use, and comes with a 30 day money-back guarantee. Installation is incredibly simple.
Thanks so much for your simple software. Very easy. Good docs. Linux as equal player platform. Nice and fast — will recommend.

Why choose ExpressVPN?

Get set up right away

Connecting to ExpressVPN for Linux is quick and easy. Just sign up, download, and connect!

Unblock the websites you love

Access your favorite sites and content. Unblock Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype, YouTube, Google, gaming sites, and more with ExpressVPN.

Anonymize your browsing

Hide your computer’s IP address and location to prevent browsing activity and metadata logging.

Secure your Wi-Fi connection

Surf the web from Wi-Fi hotspots with freedom from tracking or monitoring.

Stream videos and music

Enjoy Netflix, Hulu, BBC, Spotify, and more—with privacy, security, blazing-fast speeds, and unlimited bandwidth.

Protect your personal information

Keep hackers and snoops from accessing sensitive information like your emails, banking information, and passwords.

VPN for all your devices

Protect your Linux computer and all your other devices by using ExpressVPN apps and manual configurations.

Browse with no restrictions

Bypass internet censorship, firewalls, campus filters, and ISP throttling with ExpressVPN for Linux.

Unlimited bandwidth & server switches

With unlimited bandwidth and server switches, you can watch and download as much as you want, whenever you want it.

Try ExpressVPN risk-free

ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Not satisfied? Get your money back, no questions asked.

Risk-free VPN for Linux

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