How to Setup Ivacy on Raspberry Pi (OpenVPN)

Before you begin, please make sure:

  • You must have an active internet connection.
  • You must have a Raspberry Pi device, with  Debian OS.
  • Own a premium Ivacy account (If you do not already own one, you can buy a subscription from here)
  1. First, open the web browser and download the OpenVPN configuration files named “OpenVPN Files with Certificates”  by clicking here and extract them.
  2. Now rename the extracted folder to OVPNfiles.
  3. Now go to the Menu bar and open the “Terminal” from there.
  4. Now you will need to install OpenVPN packages. Type the following to install it:
    • sudo bash
    • sudo apt-get install openvpn
  5. Now access the directory where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files (i.e. the Downloads folder) then copy and replace OVPNfiles to /etc/openvpn:
    • cd Downloads/
    • sudo cp OVPNfiles/* /etc/openvpn
  6. Now move to the directory where we have copied the OVPNfiles folder i.e. /etc/openvpn:
    • cd /etc/openvpn/
  7. In order to connect to the VPN, run the command:
    • sudo openvpn Netherlands-Amsterdam-UDP.ovpn
    (Note: In this case the Netherlands UDP server is used to connect to the VPN as an example. You can select any server that fulfills your desired or purpose from the list)
  8. You will be immediately prompted to enter the Ivacy Username and Password, enter your Ivacy username and its respective password.
  9. You are now connected to Ivacy.You can also verify your VPN location from the website:

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