OpenVPN for Mint Linux OS

The following tutorial has been created on Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” – Cinnamon (64-bit)

Enter sudo apt-get update in Terminal to update Mint 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 folder.

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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 access OpenVPN config files directory in terminal. Open terminal, and first enter ‘sudo bash‘ to run the next commands at root. Then write these commands.

cd Downloads
cd FastestVPN_ovpn_TCP_UDP_Config_Files

cd UDP_Files    (OR cd TCP_Files whichever protocol you want to connect to)

Press “Enter”

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Step #4: Write ls and press “Enter”.
It will list all the available FastestVPN Servers.

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Step #5: Now write openvpn --config [Your desired server] from the server list above.
Example: openvpn --config Singapore-UDP.ovpn

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Step #6: It will ask for your credentials. Write your “FastestVPN Username” and “FastestVPN Password” and press “Enter”.

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Step #7: Once the yellow highlighted message appears, that means you are connected.

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Enjoy Complete Online Freedom with FastestVPN Speed

To disconnect from VPN, press Ctrl+C in same terminal or in another terminal type sudo killall openvpn

To connect to another server, repeat Step 3 to 7.