Hamachi is a proprietary, commercial VPN software by LogMeIn, Inc. With Hamachi you can organize two or more computers with an Internet connection into their own virtual network for direct secure communication.
Install the AUR package.
The following GUI frontends for Hamachi are available:
- AUR (Gtk3, Vala)
- AUR (Qt5, Python)
Hamachi is configured in
/var/lib/logmein-hamachi/h2-engine-override.cfg (create that file if it does not exist).
Unfortunately, it is not easy to find a comprehensive list of possible configuration options, so here are a few that you can use.
Using the hamachi command line tool as a regular user
In order to use the
hamachi command line tool as a regular user, add the following line to the configuration file:
Automatically setting a custom nickname
Normally, Hamachi uses your system's hostname as the nickname that other Hamachi users will see. If you want to automatically set a custom nickname every time Hamachi starts, add the following line to the configuration file:
You can also manually set a nickname using the
hamachi command line tool:
# hamachi set-nick YourNicknameHere
However, this needs to be done every time Hamachi is (re-)started, so if you always want to use the same nickname, setting it automatically (as explained above) is probably easier.
To get a list of all the commands, run:
$ hamachi ?
You can set Hamachi to start at every boot by enabling