How to re-install Atlas VPN on Linux?

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Have you encountered issues with the Atlas VPN application on Linux? Try reinstalling the app to see if it resolves the case. In this article, we will go through the steps on how to do that. Read on!

Removing the application

  1. Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl, Alt, and T keys together.
     
  2. Copy the following command, paste it into the terminal, and press Enter to run it:
    sudo apt remove atlasvpn
     
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  3. Running this command will bring up a prompt asking if you really want to uninstall Atlas VPN. To continue, type in the letter Y and press Enter.
     
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  4. Afterward, restart your computer. And that is it, you have removed the Atlas VPN application from your Linux device! 

 

Installing Atlas VPN

  1. To install the Atlas VPN application on your Linux device once again, download the Atlas VPN setup package from this website.
     
  2. Once you have the file, check what repository the downloaded file is in. You can do that by right-clicking on the file and choosing Properties. The repository will be displayed next to the Parent folder.
     
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  3. Open the terminal, copy the following command, edit the {/path/to/} part of the command to indicate the repository, and press Enter to run it:
    sudo dpkg -i {/path/to/}atlasvpn-repo.deb
     
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  4. You will be asked to enter your computer password. After entering it, you can continue installing Atlas VPN on your device.
     
  5. Enter this command into the terminal:
    sudo apt update
     
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  6. Afterward, run this command to install Atlas VPN:
    sudo apt install atlasvpn
     
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  7. If you see the line AtlasVPN for Linux successfully installed, you can log in and connect to the VPN!

Note: check out this article to see how you can log in and connect to the VPN on Linux.

 

In case these steps were not helpful, do not hesitate to contact our customer care team via email at support@atlasvpn.com. Premium customers can also reach us via live chat by logging into the Atlas VPN account here