Setup OpenVPN for Linux
Note: These instructions are from a Linux Mint machine. The same instructions apply to Ubuntu and Debian Linux. Other versions of Linux will also be similar.
Open Software manager and search for OpenVPN.
Software Manager Select OpenVPN
You need to install OpenVPN and then OpenVPN connection manager gui.
Install OpenVPN Linux
After installing OpenVPN click on search results to take you back and install connection manager gui.
Install connection manager
After installing exit.
Place configuration files
Unzip the configuration files downloaded from the setup email we sent you. Place them as shown.
Right click on the OpenVPN folder and select Open as Root. Enter your root password.
Paste the files as shown in the folder below
Click on the connection manager and Configure VPN.
Configure OpenVPN on Linux
Click Add. Select Import a saved VPN configuration at the bottom of the list. Select the first .ovpn file. Click open.
Ubuntu – Debian – Mint VPN
Enter your user name and password in the boxes and save. Repeat for the other connections
Click on Connection Manager and then VPN connections. Pick the connection you wish to connect to and click. The VPN will connect and pop up a successful message. In addition the Connection Manager icon will show a lock icon indicating the VPN is active.