I have a server with blazing connection speed that I use as a VPN through OpenVPN. When I travel to a place with atrocious bandwidth, I often revert to using Opera Turbo and UC Browser to speed things up, but I'm not to keen on having my traffic flow through a 3rd party.

Are there any way to enable compression through OpenVPN/Privoxy to get a similar performance boost?

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You will always be limited to the bandwidth available to you from your In the general case, probably the best you can do is to send your traffic via OpenVPN - and turn on compression for that OpenVPN connection.

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