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Things to Consider:
Before you begin, please make sure that:
Just follow the below mentioned steps to configure OpenVPN on Linux Mint:
1 Open Terminal. Insert command:
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
and hit enter. Provide your Mint password and hit enter again.
2 Type “Y” and enter to continue
3 Insert command:
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
and hit enter.
4 Insert command:
sudo restart network-manager
and hit enter.
5 Download and extract OpenVPN files from here
6 Click on “Network Connection” and select “Network Settings”
7 Click on “+“
8 Click “Create”
9 Select “OpenVPN” and click “Create”
10 Insert the following info:
11 Go to OpenVPN downloaded folder, select ca.crt and click “Open”
12 Click “Advanced.”
13 From General tab select following options:
Note: For TCP connectoin select “Use a TCP connection“
14 From Security tab select following options:
15 Form TLS Authentication tab:
16 Go to OpenVPN downloaded folder, select Wdc.key and click “Open”
17 Select “1” from Key Direction and Click “OK”
18 Click “Save…”
19 Click on “PureVPN OpenVPN” Connection and Click on switch to “Turn ON” VPN
20 You are connected now. Enjoy the FREEDOM!
To Disconnect VPN:
Caution: To prevent IPv6 leaks, you’re better off disabling your IPv6. Here’s how to go about Disabling IPv6 on Linux Mint.
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