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Linux Step by Step Guide for OpenVPN

Step 1:

Download as well as the .ovpn configuration files for your specific VPN (Note: can contact technical support for the necessary files)

Step 2:

Run the following command, this will install openvpn network manager plugins:

sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome

Step 3:

Run our openvpn setup script, by using the following command: (Note: edit path of file based on where it’s located on your personal computer)

sudo bash ~/Downloads/

if that command doesn’t work try

sudo ~/Downloads/

Note: Some older versions of Linux may be case sensitive, so make sure case matches.

Step 4:

Next it will ask you for the file path of the .ovpn configuration file, below is an example of a potentially correct answer:


Afterwards it will ask you for your vpn’s username & password, simply paste it exactly as given.