Setup OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04
- The following tutorial has been created on Ubuntu 16.04.
- The following configuration needs to be done while logged in as a "SuperUser".
- For OpenVPN TCP you will need to import TCP config file in the network manager.
- For OpenVPN TCP you will need to put a check mark against "Use a TCP connection".
Step 1: Install OpenVPN network manager.
Step 2: If you are unable to install openvpn network manager using the command in step 1 then try the following command:
Step 3: Now restart network manager.
Step 4: Now click on Network Connection then VPN Connection and select "Configure VPN".
Step 5: Now select "Add".
Step 6: Now select "Import a saved VPN configuration".
Step 7: Download the OpenVPN configuration files by clicking on TCP
. Then browse to the folder where you have saved the configuration files.
Step 8: Enter OneVPN username and password.
Step 9: Now we need to acquire the "CA Certificate". Edit any of the configuration files and copy the certificate then paste it in a blank file and save it as "ca.pem".
Step 10: Now browse and provide the path where you have save the "ca.pem" file.
Step 11: Now select "Advanced".
Step 12: Now specify the port for OpenVPN TCP or UDP which is "4443".
Step 13: Now select "TLS Authentication" tab.
Step 14: Put a check mark on "Additional TLS Authentication" and then edit any OpenVPN configuration file to copy the "key" configuration and then save it in an empty file as "ta.key" and provide the path where you have saved it.
Step 15: Now click on "Key Direction" and select "1" then press "OK".
Step 16: Now click on "save".
Step 17: Now click on Network Connection then VPN Connection and select the "UDP" connection to connect VPN.
Step 18: You are now connected via OpenVPN UDP. Enjoy complete internet freedom!
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