Setting up our SSL OpenVPN service on RPM based Linux such as Fedora should be easy with these simple step-by-step instructions.
Note: We’ve updated the instructions with Fedora 27 images, but the steps should apply to any RPM based Linux system.
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Make sure your system is connected to the internet and that you are able to browse the web. To check your location, please go to our IP Info page, or alternatively go to our homepage and scroll down to this section:
This shows the IP Address and country that you are currently connecting from, in this example, the user is connecting from Singapore.
Download VPN profile
First of all, please download the VPN profile that corresponds to the VPN subscription plan you’ve chosen.
For example, if you’re subscribed to our GBR plan, please download the gbr.mypn.co file from the table below:
|Country||3 Letter Code (ISO/UN)||Server Name||OpenVPN
Once you’ve downloaded the VPN profile, please follow the instructions below:
From the desktop, click on the group of icons in the top right corner and click on your Network Connection.
This could be Wireless or Wired, depending on how you are connected to the Internet on this system.
Click on VPN Settings
Set up VPN Interface
Click on the + (Plus) button just above the VPN box to create a new connection.
Select Import From File…
Now navigate to the folder where you saved the OpenVPN configuration file and select it.
Once you’ve selected the OpenVPN profile, Fedora will automatically fill in all the necessary connection details.
At this point, simply enter your Username and Password into the designated fields and then Click on Add.
Important: Please do not change anything else other than the Username and Password.
Connecting to the VPN
Now start the VPN connection by clicking on the Network Manager icon again, and click on VPN and click on Connect.
Note: Enter your password if prompted and click OK.
You are connected !
After a few moments, click on the Network Manager icon again in the top right and it will now show that the VPN is connected.
If you now browse our homepage or check your IP address again from the IP Info page, your location should show that you are now in the UK (or which ever country you have connected to).
You have now setup your computer to connect to our OpenVPN service and all your internet traffic will now be transmitted securely via our servers.
Unfortunately it doesn’t always go to plan!
. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible and try to help.