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VPN Mullvad client won't install proper -dependency problems(?)-

helloagain Posts: 1
edited March 2015 in Installation


There are some issues with the Mullvad client. The VPN connection has been configured and works fine. But I would like to access the client also. I downloaded the package (Linux version) from https://mullvad.net/en/get-started/ .

Then I placed the files into the files system maps. Now there is a Mullvad icon in applications. When clicking on this icon a screen appears: "enter your password to perform administrative tasks. The application 'mullvad-gui' lets you modify essential parts of your system."

When entering the root password the screen disappears and nothing happens.


- Extract the Mullvad client package

- Edit 'control' file > text > 'python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2)' to 'python (>= 2.7.1)

- Save and repack into deb package

- Install package

- Run from terminal with 'sudo mullvad'

Used this to edit package:

dpkg-deb -x foo.deb tmpdir

dpkg-deb --control foo.deb tmpdir/DEBIAN

nano tmpdir/DEBIAN/control

dpkg -b tmpdir hacked.deb


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