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Linux users – official release of Mullvad VPN app!

14 August 2018  MULLVAD APP

Linux users, don't wait any longer – the first stable release of our new VPN app is finally here!

Get started by downloading the app. Then head over to our Linux app guide to learn how to install and use it.

For those unable to access our website, GitHub also hosts the app's download file.

We greatly appreciate those of you who have tested the beta versions and given us invaluable feedback.

About the new app

Protecting one's online privacy should be easy for anyone. To that end, we have intentionally designed our new app with an intuitive user experience at its core.

The Mullvad VPN app focuses on showing whether your connection is secure or not. A padlock in the menu bar is a helpful, constant reminder of your status – green means you're connected, red signals that you're not.

If you want to change your location, simply choose from the menu and the app will reconnect automatically. A map clearly indicates where in the world you are connected to one of Mullvad's servers.

With continued focus on protecting our users' online privacy, DNS leak protection is always on in the new Mullvad VPN app. It also features a built-in "kill switch" which ensures that your traffic is not accidentally leaked outside of our secure tunnel.

The new app is an improvement over its predecessor, but we are still working toward implementing all of the same features, such as the ability to select a specific server.