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    How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

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      How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

      How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN - BBC News

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      Eyes are everywhere online.

      The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.

      A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin.

      It is a bit like switching cars to shake off someone who is tailing you.

      There are plenty of companies offering services with varying degrees of security and varying degrees of cost, but if you are willing to roll your sleeves up and get technical with some basic coding and a 30 Raspberry Pi computer, you can build your own VPN server at home.

      You can then connect external devices like a smartphone to this VPN tunnel to browse the internet more securely through your home network, and access shared files and media on your home computer.

      Make no mistake, this is not a quick and easy process.

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      Re: How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

      Worth noting custom firmware routers can do this too, if you are tight like me and refuse to spring for a pi
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      Re: How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

      Ordered the Raspberry Pi 3 today. Will be setting it up as a VPN server for secure access to the internet when out & about using public wifi. Nice little project, what could possibly go wrong?!?
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      Re: How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

      Completed this project about a week ago. All up and running.
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