OpenVPN for Arch Linux OS

The following configuration needs to be done while logged in as a “SuperUser” in Terminal

 
Enter pacman -Syu in Terminal as root/ super user to update Arch Package Repository. Keep on updating the repository time to time.


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

        [Note: Re-download these config files after every 15 days to get the updated server list]


Step #2: Go to your ‘Downloads’ folder and extract the downloaded config files’ folder. (Or you can extract it from Terminal using “unzip” command).

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In the extracted folder, you can see two separate folders for configuration files of TCP and UDP servers.

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Step #3: Now you need to install OpenVPN. Go to Terminal and write:
 
      pacman -S openvpn
      Press “Enter”
      Write y for confirmation and press “Enter”.
      OpenVPN will be downloaded shortly

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Step #4: Now you need to access OpenVPN config files directory. Write these commands in terminal.
 
      cd Downloads
      cd FastestVPN_ovpn_TCP_UDP_Config_Files

      cd TCP_Files   (OR cd UDP_Files whichever protocol you want to connect           to).
      Press “Enter”

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Step #5: Write ls and press “Enter”.
It will list all the available FastestVPN Servers.

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Step #6: Now write openvpn --config [Your desired server] from this server list.
Example: openvpn --config Poland-TCP.ovpn

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Step #7: It will ask for your credentials. Write your “FastestVPN Username” and “FastestVPN Password” and press “Enter”.

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Step #8: Once the yellow highlighted message appears, that means you are connected.

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Enjoy Complete Online Freedom with FastestVPN Speed


Keep the Terminal open till you are using VPN. To disconnect, press Ctrl+C on keyboard or in another terminal type sudo killall openvpn

 

To connect to another server, repeat Step 4 to 7 (as a Root/ Super user).