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How to set up VPN on Linux, instruction

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 1
Step 1

Open the terminal

Simultaneously press keys Ctrl + Alt + T to open the terminal or launch the terminal from the Main Menu.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 2
Step 2

Install OpenVPN Network Manager plugin

Type the following command without quotes in the terminal: "sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome" to install OpenVPN Network Manager plugin for OpenVPN. Press Enter.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 3
Step 3

Install OpenVPN Network Manager plugin

Enter the password from the system, if system require it, and press Enter again.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 4
Step 4

Install OpenVPN Network Manager plugin

Type "Y", it means that you are agreed to install OpenVPN Network Manager plugin and press Enter.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 5
Step 5

Download certificate

You have to download certificate that generated in your client area. Go to "VPN->My services" and click "VPN clients".

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 6
Step 6

Download certificate

Click on the icon of the OpenVPN to download certificate.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 7
Step 7

Download certificate

The system will ask you "Would you like to save this file?", click "Save File".

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 8
Step 8

Download certificate

For convenience, you can rename openvpn file to a shorter one.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 9
Step 9

Import configuration

Type the following command "sudo openvpn --config /home/my/Downloads/client.ovpn". Where "/home/my/Downloads/" is the path to the folder where the certificate is located, and "client.ovpn" is the name of the certificate. Press Enter.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 10
Step 10

Import configuration/h4>

Enter the password from the system, if system require it, and press Enter again. Now you can close the terminal, it will not affect VPN.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 11
Step 11

Disconnect the network

If you want to disconnect the VPN, type "sudo killall openvpn" in the terminal. Press Enter.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 12
Step 12

Disconnect the network

Enter the password from the system, if system require it, and press Enter again.

Set up VPN on Linux. Step 13
Step 13

Use all opportunities of VPN

Congratulations! You set up VPN on Linux! Now you have secure access to the Internet and new IP!

Why is it necessary to download VPN on Linux?

  • You will get secure connection, stable speed and access to your favorite content
  • VPN-extensions for browsers apply only to web-pages, they are not suitable for games and torrent-downloads
  • VPN for Linux helps to provide the maximum level of anonymity for users, replacing the real IP with the IP-address of VPN server
  • Published: 01-09-2018
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