How to setup OpenVPN for Linux Lite 4.3

The following instructions outline the setup process for OpenVPN connection on Linux Lite. Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You must have an active internet connection
  • A Premium Ivacy VPN account. If you haven’t subscribed yet, click here to subscribe to Ivacy VPN
  1. First, open the web browser (Firefox) and download the IvacyVPN OpenVPN configuration files by Clicking here and extracting them.
  2. Then Go to the ‘Menu’ option and search and open the ‘Terminal Emulator’.
  3. Now you need to install the necessary OpenVPN packages. Type the following commands one by one:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
    • sudo apt-get install openvpn
  4. Now Go to the ‘Menu’ and search and open the ‘Network Connections’ option and then click on the ‘+’ icon to create a new VPN connection.
  5. Select ‘Import a saved VPN configuration…’ option. Click the “Create” button.
  6. Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired .ovpn file to connect.
  7. When a new window appears, enter the following information:
    • Insert Connection name: IvacyVPN
    • Insert Gateway: (already selected/entered)
    • Connection Type: Password from drop down menu
    • Insert Username provided by IvacyVPN
    • Insert Password provided by IvacyVPN
    • CA Certificate: Already uploaded.
    • Сlick “Save” button.
  8. Now go to the “Ethernet Network” option and under “VPN Connections” click/check on the newly created “IvacyVPN” connection to activate VPN.
  9. You are connected to Ivacy VPN now!

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