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Install WireGuard on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Last updated: November 8, 2021

1. Install WireGuard

sudo -i echo "deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ unstable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unstable.list
printf 'Package: *\nPin: release a=unstable\nPin-Priority: 90\n' > /etc/apt/preferences.d/limit-unstable
apt update && apt install wireguard

2. Generate the config(s) you want

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3. Import configuration

In the terminal, execute:

4. Connect to OVPN

To connect to OVPN, type the following into the terminal:

wg-quick up {{ props.config }}

To disconnect from OVPN, type the following into the terminal:

wg-quick down {{ props.config }}

5. Verify that the connection was successful

In the terminal, execute:

curl https://www.ovpn.com/v2/api/client/ptr

You should see something like:

{"status":true,"ip":"the external ip","ptr":"PTR for the IP address"}

Troubleshooting

In case you get connected to OVPN in the WireGuard application, but don't have any internet connectivity, please read the troubleshooting article for WireGuard.

If your configuration files don't get imported, read our article about adding your private key manually in the configuration files.