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How to install tinc VPN on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 to secure traffic

tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) server that uses tunneling and encryption to create a secure private network between hosts on the Internet or private insecure LAN. This tutorial shows you how to install tinc on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server and create a secure VPN between two nodes either connected over the Internet or private LAN running in the cloud setup.