Open a terminal and use the following command to install the necessary packages:
apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome network-manager-pptp network-manager-pptp-gnome network-manager-strongswan network-manager-vpnc network-manager-vpnc-gnome
Type y and enter when being asked to install the packages.
Now we need to download the CA certificate from VyprVPN using the following command (one command, ignore white space):
sudo wget -O /etc/openvpn/ca.vyprvpn.com.crt
Go to your network manager, go to the VPN tab and click “Add”:
Select OpenVPN as connection type.
And click create:
Enter the following information:
- Connection name
- Gateway (Different gateways are available from the website)
- Set authentication type to password
- Username and password
Click the browse file button to select the CA certificate we downloaded earlier.
The file was downloaded to the following location:
Click the save button and we are ready to go!
You can start your VPN connection by going to the network manager and select the connection we’ve just added.