How to install WireGuard
on Kubuntu

WireGuard

WireGuard

AMMP Technologies (ammp)

WireGuard VPN (userspace)

WireGuard® is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPSec, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN. This snap packages the wireguard-go userspace executable (https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-go/about/) and the wg and wg-quick binaries built from the main repo (https://git.zx2c4.com/WireGuard/about/).

With an overlay, /etc/wireguard is mapped to $SNAP_COMMON - so that's where WireGuard will look for configuration and key files.

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Last updated
1 January 2019

Enable snaps on Kubuntu and install WireGuard

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

If you’re running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) or later, including Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Kubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), you don’t need to do anything. Snap is already installed and ready to go.

Versions of Kubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) don’t include snap by default, but snap can be installed from the command line as follows:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

Install WireGuard

To install WireGuard, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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