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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a VPN Server

Due to its low power consumption, the Raspberry Pi is perfect to act as a VPN Server (Virtual-Private-Network). With a VPN you can securely connect to your home network when you’re on the go, either simply to browse securely or to access the files in your network. In this tutorial you will learn how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a VPN.

Requirements

  • Of course you need a Raspberry Pi, which you can purchase here for about 40€.
  • HDMI or composite cable: You need to connect your Raspberry Pi to a monitor during the instalation process. Afterwards you don’t need a monitor anymore (AmazonBasics HDMI-Kabel).
  • An 8GB Class 10 SD card or better and a SD-card reader, if you don’t have a built in SD card reader you need to get an extern SD card reader.
  • USB-Keyboard and mouse
  • An Ethernet c...
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