To use a VPN, you have to install the OpenVPN software on the local PC and then configure it. In the Access section, you can download a zip file with the necessary configuration file. To install OpenVPN:
To download OpenVPN, enter the following command:
[root@localhost ~]# apt-get install openvpn
The following message will be displayed:
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Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
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OpenVPN is installed.
Click Network > VPN.
Activate the desired VPN.
To download the configuration file, click Download in the Access section.
Save the zip file.
This zip file contains the configuration file.
Extract the zip file to the desired folder.
Copy the OpenVPN configuration file (e.g. vpn1234B_1.ovpn) to the installation directory.
OpenVPN is installed by default in the /etc/openvpn directory.
To start OpenVPN, enter the following command:
[root@localhost ~]# openvpn /etc/openvpn/<vpnID>.ovpn
[root@localhost ~]# openvpn /etc/openvpn/vpn45BC7_1.ovpn