OpenVPN Client Configuration on Ubuntu 12.04

To use the Ubuntu as OpenVPN client, install these packages:

sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn

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

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Select the “Edit Connections” from Network Manager GUI:

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From the VPN tab, click on ‘Add‘ button:

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Select OpenVPN as the VPN Connection Type and press “Create“:

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Enter all the required information like OpenVPN’s server ip address/name as the “Gateway“, “Type” to “Certificates (TLS)“, locate and point your “User Certificate” , “CA Certificate¬†and “Private Key“. Also click on “Advanced” button:

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Enable compression or other special settings as per your requirement:

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Connect to the VPN:

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If everything go well, it will show you the success message:

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Check your interface configuration, you will find one new interface named “tun0” something:

ifconfig

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Hope this will help you!

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