How to set up OpenVPN connection in Ubuntu 16

Click on the Ubuntu icon and enter the text terminal. Launch Terminal.

Terminal in Ubuntu

Install GUI package to connect to OpenVPN server with the following command:

sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome

Enter the password of the Ubuntu account to confirm the installation program.

Installing OpenVPN on Ubuntu

In the Subscriptions download OpenVPN configuration files for Linux. And unpack the Zip file on your Desktop.

Download OpenVPN files for Ubuntu

Click Edit Connections.

Configure OpenVPN on Ubuntu

Click the Add button.

Add OpenVPN configuration in Ubuntu

Select from the list Import a saved VPN configuration.

Import saved VPN configuration in Ubuntu

Select OpenVPN configuration file.

Select OpenVPN file in Ubuntu

The following information look under "My Account".

  1. Username VPN
  2. Password VPN. If you can not enter a password go to step 3.
  3. Click on the icon in the line Password and select Store the password only for this user. After that the Password field is available.

Enter your username and password VPN on Ubuntu

OpenVPN connection is successfully created.

OpenVPN connection is established in Ubuntu

Connect to the OpenVPN server on Ubuntu.

Connect to OpenVPN on Ubuntu

You have successfully connected to OpenVPN server.

Successfully connected to OpenVPN server on Ubuntu

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