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Hamachi for Linux Fundamentals

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Get started with Hamachi for Linux.

Hamachi for Linux comes with a different feature set than Hamachi For Windows. To check a particular feature, refer to the articles in this guide.

Note: You must have administrator privileges to run Hamachi commands.

First Steps

Before you can connect to a network, you must attach the client to your LogMeIn account.

  1. Execute sudo hamachi login to log in.
  2. Execute sudo hamachi attach [email@example.com] using your LogMeIn ID (email address) to attach your client.

Hamachi Essentials

Task Bash Command
Log into your LogMeIn account and go online sudo hamachi login
Attach the client to your LogMeIn account using your LogMeIn ID (email address) sudo hamachi attach [email@example.com]
Display the details and the current status of the client sudo hamachi
List available networks in your account and your peers.
  • Networks, where your client is online, are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • For online peers additional information is displayed, such as IP address.
sudo hamachi list
Display network information sudo hamachi network <network ID>
See a complete list of available Hamachi commands, such as joining, creating or leaving networks, among others. sudo hamachi help


Which distributions are supported?

See the following article for details: Hamachi System Requirements.

Does Hamachi for Linux come with a user interface (GUI)?

No, Hamachi is bash (command-line) only.

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