This snap relies on the software project Tinc that does the actual work to mesh network segments together. This snap is made to make it easy to get started and you should have a Tinc VPN up and running under five minutes.
This snap will not do zero downtime reloads. When an update is applied, or you change a setting there will be a short interruption in the connection. This should be absolutely fine for most users.
# install it
snap install tunnel
# Run tunnel and follow the instructions, then run tunnel again
There is also an edge channel that contains the latest release from master. The edge channel can randomly break so I recommend it's only used for testing.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install tunnel, simply use the following command: