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OpenVPN is hands down one of the most sought-after protocols that work on just about any device out there. If you want to setup OpenVPN for a Linux/Ubuntu device, look no further than this guide.
Things to Consider:
Before you begin, please make sure that:
Here is how you can configure OpenVPN on Linux/Ubuntu (Newer Version).
1 Click on Dash, Search for Terminal and open it.
2 Insert command:
and hit enter
3 Type “Y” and hit enter to continue.
Now Insert Command:
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
5 Extract the downloaded file.
6 Do the following:
7 Click on “Add“
8 Click on drop down menu.
9 Select “OpenVPN” and click “Create“
10 Insert the following info:
11 Go to OpenVPN downloadeds folder, select ca.crt and click “Open“
12 Click on “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 Do the following:
18 Click on “Save…” and close the “Network Connections” window
20 You are connected now. Enjoy the FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!
To disconnect VPN:
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