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NordVPN Teams is evolving — offering more advanced solutions, we’re delighted to announce our new identity, NordLayer.

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Get NordLayer for Linux

Set up Linux workstations with ease and get working on a secure network in minutes—all with 24/7 expert support.

Linux VPN

Save time and leave manual configuration in the past

NordLayer for Linux lets your teams work from anywhere on a secure network.
Get powerful AES 256-bit encryption to protect sensitive corporate data.
Easy to use. Easy to set up. No hardware.
View and optimize website content internationally through servers in 33 different countries — just connect to one of our global gateways.
Our Linux application is compatible with GSuite, Okta, and Azure AD 3rd party-authentication.
Connect to your preferred gateways automatically, or choose to auto-connect when using untrusted Wi-Fi networks.

Linux installation instructions

Business VPN Setup for Linux
1
Download the NordLayer repository package
Choose your preferred download package at the top of this page.
2
Install the repository package

In Terminal, run these commands:

Debian commands:

sudo apt-get install ./nordlayer-latest_1.0.0_all.deb

RHEL commands:

sudo yum install ./nordlayer-latest-1.0.0-noarch.rpm
3
Update your package lists

Debian commands:

sudo apt-get update

RHEL commands:

sudo yum makecache
4
Install NordLayer

Install the application from your package manager.

Debian commands:

sudo apt-get install nordlayer

RHEL commands:

sudo yum install nordlayer
5
Add your user to the application group

The application runs on its own system user and group, so only members of the group have permission to use it.

Command:

sudo usermod -a -G nordlayer $(whoami)

Note that this change will only take effect at next login, so re-login or reboot.

That’s it! Your teams are now working on a secure network. For more information or technical assistance please contact [email protected]

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