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?

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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