Freelan is a free, open-source, multi-platform, peer-to-peer VPN software that abstracts a LAN over the Internet. It works on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX.
Whether you want to connect the computers of your family, play an old LAN-only game with your friends, or give a privileged access to your private network to your collaborators, freelan will do the job perfectly.
FreeLAN is free all-around VPN open-source software for Windows, Linux, and macOS that can be used to create three types of VPN:
- Hybrid that includes the two types mentioned above.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install freelan
One-liner command in foreground.
# On PC#1, which is correctly configured to allow access to the 12000/UDP from the internet.
# By default, the listen port is 12000/UDP and the tun_tap.ip_address is 188.8.131.52
freelan --security.passphrase "my_secret"
# On PC#2
freelan --security.passphrase "my_secret" --tap_adapter.ipv4_address_prefix_length 184.108.40.206/24 --fscp.contact <IP-to-PC1>:12000