Tailscale is a centrally-managed overlay network VPN service that provides seamless connectivity across your devices no matter where they reside, with a few interesting features:

  • Support for direct access to other LANs (and outbound Internet connections) via “exit nodes”
  • Support for every single operating system I use (including both major mobile platforms)
  • Ability to run an exit node on the
  • Availability of an alternate central management service.

I have been using it for a couple of years as a way to remotely access my home machines (and other stuff) when traveling, and have been very happy with it.


Category Date Link Notes
Server 2024 headscale

a self-hosted Tailscale control server

UI trayscale

a system tray icon for Linux desktops


another system tray icon for Linux desktops

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