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Best VPN for Linux — fast, affordable, safe, user-friendly 2020

The best VPN for Linux is actually a very difficult topic. I can’t possibly try hundreds of VPN providers to present you the best VPN (Virtual Private Network) for Linux. But I can tell you from my experience which VPNs work very well with Linux. It depends a bit on your requirements and demands. In…

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What is the best VPN for streaming? The answer is simple!

Basically the question “What is the best VPN for streaming?” can be answered relatively easily. This is of course any VPN that is fast enough to meet the minimum requirements of streaming providers. Of course, it depends strongly on the image quality you want to stream. A stream in SD needs much less bandwidth than…

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NordVPN trial version — does it exist? Sort of … this is how it works

Nobody likes to buy things without known if they work. This is especially true for products that are designed to protect your privacy and keep you anonymous. Data is the new gold. Big companies and authorities try to collect as much as possible. You want to defend yourself against this. There are many options to…

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IP addresses of your ISP – how often do they change on average?

An interesting study called Don’t count me out: On the relevance of IP addresses in the tracking ecosystem looked at how often the IP addresses allocated by the ISP change. The study looked at several thousand IP addresses in ten countries around the world. The following countries are included in the study: Switzerland, France, Great…

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VPN

NordLynx: NordVPN introduces WireGuard for all apps (also Android / Windows)

If you follow the world of VPNs closely, know the VPN protocol WireGuard. It is lightweight and very fast. Maybe you are also familiar with NordLynx. This is the WireGuard implementation of NordVPN (big discounts NOW)*, which was previously only available for the Linux client. The good thing is that NordVPN also offers the slim…

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How to install the ONLYOFFICE App in Nextcloud Hub

This topic has not much to do with a VPN. But if you love your privacy you probably use a Virtual Private Network and run your own private Cloud. Nextcloud 18 or Nextcloud Hub is just out and one of the big news was the integrated ONLYOFFICE. In theory, you can install it like any…

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NordVPN Test 2020 — Security, Speed, Advantages — DISCOUNT!

NordVPN is a VPN provider that provides a complete package. The value for price is excellent. The VPN provider does not make any compromises in terms of security. In my opinion the VPN is also one of the best VPNs for Linux — I will explain why further down. But NordVPN (big discounts NOW)* is…

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What is DNS (Domain Name System) and what does a DNS server do?

Who remembers phone books made of paper? They are mostly obsolete now but you used it to find a phone number of a name. DNS or Domain Name System does basically the same thing. The heavy lifting is one by the so-called DNS servers. How does DNS work? Why IP addresses are important and why…

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What is an IP address and why is it important for VPN?

Let’s start the explanation with an analogy. You must live somewhere and have an address. If you order a brand-new Raspberry Pi (to build a VPN router for example) the package can be delivered according to your address. In a computer network like the Internet, data packets are delivered. In order for the server, service…

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What Is A VPN Kill Switch? Why Do I Need It? To protect your privacy!

Have you ever read that VPN providers advertise they have a kill switch? Have you wondered what that is? A kill switch is indeed some sort of emergency stop switch and it protects your privacy and strengthens your security. A kill switch cuts your Internet connection if necessary Let’s explain this simple: If the VPN…