Linux connecting

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Note: Make sure you are logged into your account before trying to connect to the Atlas VPN servers.

  1. Firstly, disable IPv6 on your network.
  2. Open the terminal by pressing CtrlAlt, and T keys together.
  3. Type in or copy-paste this command and press Enter to run it:
    atlasvpn connect

  4. Running this command will bring up the Atlas VPN server categories. Choose the server type and enter the number corresponding to that category. 

  5. After you choose the server type, the connection wizard will bring up the server locations list. Pick a location you would like to connect to and enter the corresponding number in the terminal.

  6. If you see the line You have successfully connected to (selected location) – you are secured!

  7. To disconnect from the VPN server, run this command in the terminal:
    atlasvpn disconnect  

Tip: for your convenience, use these command shortcuts:

    • To connect:
      atlasvpn c 
    • To disconnect:
      atlasvpn d


Note: Atlas VPN for Linux uses the Wireguard® protocol. At the moment, there is no option to change the protocol.


WireGuard® is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.


If you are connecting from a country with internet restrictions, look into our article about restrictive internet.

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