Linux (Ubuntu) OpenVPN setup tutorial


Here you will find how to setup OpenVPN protocol on Linux ( Ubuntu ) OS. Setting up HeadVPN access under Ubuntu is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of the OpenVPN connection.


Click on Search your computer and online resources
headvpn-network-connections

Search for Terminal and click on it.

Install OpenVPN by entering the following commands in Terminal:

new-connection-wizard
sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-openvpn
wizard-1
sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-openvpn-gnome
wizard-3

Now you need to download your OpenVPN configuration files. Sign in to your Client Area

Then go to Downloads and click on OpenVPN config files section

wizard-3

Here you will find certificate file called ca.crt
Save it on your device.

Scroll down and find OpenVPN for Linux OS
Save archive file on your device.

Extract the content from .zip file to Desktop or a folder

new-connection-wizard
Now select VPN Connections, then click Configure VPN

wizard-3
Click Add
wizard-3
Select Import a saved VPN configuration
wizard-3

Select file to import with .ovpn extension and the server name to which you want to connect.

In this tutorial we used US3 config file.

Then press Open.

wizard-3

In this window do the following:
Select Type : Password
Enter your HeadVPN username and password
Import the ca.crt file

Click Save

wizard-3

You are ready to connect.

Click on the Network Manager icon on your desktop bar Notification Area.

Select VPN Connections and click on us3.headvpn.com_UDP

wizard-3
You are done!
wizard-3
Enjoy HeadVPN service!