Linux Open VPN SetUp

Linux OpenVPN set up

Watch our step by step video tutorial for Linux Ubuntu - (click here for Linux Mint)

or follow these instructions

  1. Install the latest OpenVPN package (depends on your Linux distribution).

  2. Download the OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate.

  3. Unzip all *.ovpn files (each file is for one VPN server) and unblockvpn-ca.pem files to some directory. For example to your HOME directory.

  4. Open terminal as a ROOT and change to directory which contain previously unzipped files.

  5. Then start your openVPN connection in terminal using for example this command (uk server): openvpn --config eu4_united_kingdom.ovpn

  6. Enter your Account details - your User name and Password.

  7. If you can see the message "Initialization Sequence Completed" your openvpn connection is established.

    If you have problem with opening pages. It is probably problem with automatic DNS or ROUTE configuration. Please check your /etc/resolv.conf file and add right DNS configuration. You can use for example Free DNS servers from>

    NOTE for CHINA users:Please use alternative this: OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate

  8. You can now start watching UK & US TV by first making sure you are connected to one of the UK servers (for UK TV) or one of the US servers (for US TV) and then selecting channels and services form the channels page.

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