How to set up an .ovpn file on Pop!_OS 22.04
An .ovpn file
An .ovpn file is a configuration file used by the OpenVPN (Open Virtual Private Network) software to establish a secure connection between your device and a VPN (Virtual Private Network) server.
OpenVPN is an open-source software that enables the creation of secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.
Let's get down to business
Check your OS
This step is just to make sure you have
Open a Terminal
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openvpn
Create the directory
This directory is going to store the
Copy the .ovpn file
cp somewhere/file.ovpn newplace/
It would look something like this
cp ~/Downloads/master-file.ovpn ~/.vpn-configs/
Verify the copy
.ovpn file should be in that directory.
Connect to VPN
sudo openvpn ~/.vpn-configs/master-file.ovpn
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