How to install Lantern on ubuntu to access blocked websites

Lantern is a free desktop application for Linux, Windows, Mac and Android. Using Lantern you can secure access to the Internet for users in censored regions and it is not an anonymity tool. It is developed by the Brave New Software Project, Inc,

According to Lantern, it automatically detects whether or not a site is blocked in your connection and then accesses the blocked site either through their own servers or through users running as access points. It encrypts all of your traffic when you are accessing a blocked site.

Install Lantern on ubuntu

Go to the Lantern website and download the the latest version of lantern in .deb file.

Double click the downloaded .deb file. It will open the Ubuntu software center. Just click the install button and type your ubuntu password.After the successful installation restart ubuntu and click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type Lantern in the search field.Then click Lantern.


To close the lantern, click the Lantern icon from top menu bar and click the Quit lantern.

Lantern icon

lantern menu

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