OpenVPN Setup for Chromebook

This tutorial will show you how to setup FastestVPN using OpenVPN Protocol on your Chromebook.

Step #1: Download FastestVPN Config Files for OpenVPN TCP and UDP from here.

Step #2: Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to access Terminal on your Chromebook/ Chromium.

Once the Terminal is opened, you should see this: crosh>
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Step #3: Type in these command lines.
shell
sudo stop shill


Wait for 10 seconds and then type next command line

sudo start shill BLACKLISTED_DEVICES=tun0
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Step #4: Now you need to unzip FastestVPN server config files which you downloaded in Step 1. Enter this:
cd ~/Downloads
unzip Fastestvpn_ovpn

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Step #5: Enter this:
cd UDP_Files  (OR cd TCP_Files depending on the OpenVPN protocol you want to connect to)

ls
it will list all the FastestVPN servers.

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Step #6: Finally, connect to the VPN by entering this command line:
sudo openvpn [Your desired server] from the server list above.

Example: sudo openvpn UK-UDP.ovpn


Write your FastestVPN username, then password and press enter.
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Once the highlighted message “Initialization sequence completed” appears that means you are connected to OpenVPN on Chromebook.
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To further confirm that you are connected to VPN, visit
fastestvpn.com/what-is-my-ip    OR
iplocation.com and you should see VPN’s IP and location instead of your actual.


Note: Do not close the terminal tab till you are using VPN
To Disconnect VPN, press Ctrl+C in the same terminal


Note: If you are unable to browse internet or some websites after connecting to VPN, then we suggest you to enter Google DNS or any Open DNS on your Chromebook network settings.

Unable to Browse After Connecting to OpenVPN on Chrome OS


Follow the steps given below after connecting to VPN if there is no or partial browsing.

Open Chrome Settings chrome://settings/
Click on your Internet Connection (Ethernet or WiFi)
Select “Network”

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Select “Google name servers” and click anywhere outside Network section to save settings.
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Alternatively, you can also add any other DNS in “custom name servers” field such as OpenDNS is entered in the screenshot below.
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You can also add FastestVPN DNS Addresses after connecting to VPN which are 10.8.8.8 and 10.9.9.9 respectively. However, after disconnecting from VPN, remove them and select “Automatic name servers” otherwise you might be unable to browse internet.


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