How to Set Up Unlocator VPN "OpenVPN" Manually on Ubuntu Linux
- Find your Unlocator VPN account information
- In order to set up an openVPN connection, you need to use a server configuration file, your username and password found in your Unlocator account under the VPN tab.
You can locate these pages by following these steps:
- Go to My Account
- Locate the VPN tab in the bottom-left corner of the page
- To view your Email and Password: Choose VPN Account Info. visit this page
- Choose the server that you want to use and click on TCP or UDP OpenVPN Configuration file and the download will start. visit this page
- You might want to keep these pages open so you could easily copy the info to be used in step 7.
- Right-click on the downloaded file, and select Extract Here.
Launch Terminal and download
OpenVPN Network Manager on Ubuntu by running the following command.
sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-openvpn-gnome
- Click on the Network Manager icon in the menu bar. The icon may be in the shape of two arrows, a WiFi signal, or two computer screens.
- Click Edit Connections.
- Click the Add button.
- Select Import a Saved VPN configuration from the drop-down menu.
- Click the Create button.
- Browse for the extracted archive and select any desired server config file, and then click Open.
- Enter your Unlocator VPN username and VPN Pass (from Step 1).
- Click Save, and then Close on the next window.
- Click on the Network Manager icon again, and then click on your newly created connection under VPN Connections sub-menu.
- You will then be connected and will get a successfully established connection notification.
- Navigate to http://whatismyip.network to confirm that your IP and location have been updated.