OpenVPN for Mint Linux OS

Linux is one of the popular operating systems out there with Mint being the most popular distribution. Here’s how you can install iProVPN with OpenVPN for Mint Linux

Method # 1: Setup OpenVPN on Mint Linux via Network Manager

  • Download iProVPN OpenVPN server configuration files from here
  • Extract the config files folder and it will reveal two folders named TCP and UDP.
  • Click on your network icon and open “Network settings
  • Click on the “+” sign and then select “VPN”. After that click on “Import from file”
  • Navigate to where you extracted TCP/ UDP folder. Select a server’s .ovpn file from either TCP or UDP folder based on your preference. For example “Australia-TCP”
  • Next, enter your iProVPN username and password. Then click on “Add”
  • Turn on the VPN switch next to your VPN profile name.
  • Now wait for the connection to establish

 

Method # 2: Setup OpenVPN on Mint Linux via Terminal

  • Download iProVPN OpenVPN server configuration files from here
  • Extract the folder to reveal two folders named TCP and UDP.
  • Launch Terminal.
  • Navigate to where you extracted the TCP/ UDP folder. For example, if you have the folder in the Downloads folder, then type (you can replace TCP with UDP based on preference):
    1. cd Downloads
    2. cd ipro_ovpn
    3. cd tcp
  • Press Enter.
  • Type ls to reveal the list of TCP/ UDP servers.
  • Type sudo bash and press Enter.
  • Type openvpn --config australia-tcp.ovpn (or any other server of your choice) and press Enter.
  • Enter your iProVPN username and then password.
  • Wait for the connection to establish.

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