[ANNOUNCE] Alpha Snapshots of WireGuard for Android and macOS

Tim Sedlmeyer sedlmeyer at gmail.com
Wed May 16 01:09:21 CEST 2018

MacOS users should be aware that if you have manually assigned DNS servers
the current wg-quick implementation will remove them and not restore them.

On Tue, May 15, 2018, 6:54 PM Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> We're gradually adding more platforms capable of running WireGuard, thanks
> to
> some still-buggy userspace code Mathias and I have been developing. Today
> you
> can try WireGuard on two new platforms: Android and macOS.
> [NEW] WireGuard for Android
> ---------------------------
> You can download the app from the Play Store or from F-Droid. It supports
> adding wg-quick(8)-style .conf files or .zips of them. The app uses the
> kernel
> module if available, which gives the best performance, stability, and
> battery
> life, and falls back to the userspace code if it's not available. Download
> at:
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wireguard.android
> [NEW] WireGuard for macOS
> -------------------------
> You can install wg-quick, wg, and wireguard-go using Homebrew. Then you
> should
> be able to run `wg-quick up whatever` and familiar commands as you're used
> to.
> If you're setting up a network manually, you can run `wireguard-go utun3`
> in
> place of the usual Linux command `ip link add utun3 dev wireguard`. Install
> with the Homebrew command:
> $ brew install wireguard-tools
> ------------------------------------------------
> It's a work in progress, and we hope to have nice things to announce in the
> coming weeks. If you're interested in helping to develop support for a
> particular platform, please send us an email at team at wireguard.com.
> [WORKHORSE] WireGuard for Linux
> -------------------------------
> The Linux kernel implementation remains the recommended and most complete
> WireGuard implementation, and we're actively working on upstreaming this
> code
> to kernel.org. Install instructions are available for every major distro
> on:
> https://www.wireguard.com/install/
> [DISCLAIMER] Alpha Warning for Security-related Software
> --------------------------------------------------------
> The new implementations for macOS and Android are alpha quality, at best,
> so
> keep expectations low. There are bugs. There may even be security issues,
> and
> we don't yet certify that this software does what we want it to do. Let us
> know as you encounter the inevitable nasty bugs. Consider this as
> "pre-release"
> software.
> Enjoy!
> Jason
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