Lantern is an open source, free software that allows reliable and secure access to open Internet. It is Internet proxy tool developed to access blocked websites anywhere in the world and it is cross-platform available for desktop OS (Linux, Mac and Windows), as well as for Android. Lantern is built by the Brave New Software Project and lead by Adam Fisk as developer, a non-profit dedicated to creating software that tackles tough global challenges, the basic idea behind this project was to allow user an unfiltered Internet access.

Lantern automatically detects whether or not a site is blocked and then accesses the blocked site either through Lantern project servers or through Lantern users running as access points in the uncensored world. If a site is unblocked, Lantern gets out of the way, and your browser accesses it directly to give you the fastest possible access.

Lantern encrypts all of your traffic when you are accessing a blocked site, but Lantern does not change traffic to unblocked sites in any way. This means a network observer, such as a censoring government or an ISP, cannot read your traffic to blocked sites. Lantern users acting as access points can see the website you're accessing and where you're accessing it from, but the actual content you are reading from or posting to that site is not visible to them because it is encrypted over HTTPS. Lantern only sends HTTPS traffic to Lantern users acting as access points. Lantern is not an anonymity tool and shouldn't be use for anonymity purpose.



Available for Debian/Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial/15.10 Wily/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Lantern browser in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

>> For 32bit

>> For 64bit

Download Installer

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