November 1, 2021

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The easiest, most secure way to use WireGuard and 2FA.

repo name tailscale/tailscale
repo link
language Go
size (curr.) 11341 kB
stars (curr.) 5899
created 2020-01-31
license Other


Private WireGuard® networks made easy


This repository contains all the open source Tailscale client code and the tailscaled daemon and tailscale CLI tool. The tailscaled daemon runs primarily on Linux; it also works to varying degrees on FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Darwin, and Windows.

The Android app is at


We serve packages for a variety of distros at .

Other clients

The macOS, iOS, and Windows clients use the code in this repository but additionally include small GUI wrappers that are not open source.


go install{,d}

If you’re packaging Tailscale for distribution, use instead, to burn commit IDs and version info into the binaries:


If your distro has conventions that preclude the use of, please do the equivalent of what it does in your distro’s way, so that bug reports contain useful version information.

We only guarantee to support the latest Go release and any Go beta or release candidate builds (currently Go 1.17) in module mode. It might work in earlier Go versions or in GOPATH mode, but we’re making no effort to keep those working.


Please file any issues about this code or the hosted service on the issue tracker.


PRs welcome! But please file bugs. Commit messages should reference bugs.

We require Developer Certificate of Origin Signed-off-by lines in commits.

About Us

Tailscale is primarily developed by the people at For other contributors, see:

WireGuard is a registered trademark of Jason A. Donenfeld.

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