Set up OpenVPN on Kali Linux Using the Network Manager

This tutorial explains how to set up OpenVPN on Kali Linux. Follow step-by-step to set up the Linux Kali VPN using the OpenVPN protocol through the network manager.

  • We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the OpenVPN protocol.

1: Download the OpenVPN configuration files (ovpn files) which will be provided by your VPN service provider. Unzip those files if required.

2: Click on Kali Linux network icon, go to "VPN Connections" and select "Add a VPN Connection".

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3: Select "Import a saved VPN configuration" and click "Create"

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4: Now navigate to the folder where you saved the configuration (.ovpn) files in Step 1. Select your desired VPN server file and click "Open"

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5: Enter the username and then password provided by your VPN service provider and click "Save"

Step 6: Click on your network icon, and click on the VPN profile you just created

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7: Wait for the VPN on Kali Linux to get connected. Later, you can use the network menu to connect and disconnect VPN on Kali Linux

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By following the steps given above, you can set up a Linux Kali VPN using the OpenVPN protocol. Besides, if you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the OpenVPN on Kali Linux, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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