Set up OpenVPN on Linux Mint Using the Network Manager
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This tutorial explains how to set up OpenVPN on Linux Mint. Follow step-by-step for the Linux Mint VPN setup using the OpenVPN protocol and the network manager service.

  • 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.

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2: Open your Mint Linux network settings, and click on the "+" sign.

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3: Click "Import from file"

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

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

6: Now toggle the switch next to the Linux Mint VPN profile you just created

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

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By following the steps given above, you can set up the OpenVPN on Linux Mint. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the Linux Mint VPN setup via OpenVPN or any other supported protocol, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions. Let us know if you would like us to add more Free VPN Tutorials.

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