OpenVPN Ubuntu 16.04 Setup Guide



The following guide outlines the steps necessary to install & configure BoxPN using OpenVPN on your Ubuntu 16.04 computer:



1       Download the BoxPN configuration file(s) here:  

          https://boxpn.com/account/server-info


2    Right-click the downloaded file and select "Extract here" 


3      Open the Terminal from the main menu and type:

         

sudo apt-get update


         Enter your password and press enter. 

         Wait about 1-5 minutes, depending on speed of your network



4    Install the OpenVPN software on your system:


sudo apt-get -y install network-manager-openvpn-gnome




5    Click on the "Network" icon in top right corner and choose "Edit Connections..."



6    Click "Add"




7    Select "Import a saved VPN configuration..." as your connection type




8    Click "Create"




9    Select the BoxPN .ovpn configuration file of server you would like to connect to 

         from the downloaded and extracted files in Step 1-2 and click "Open"



10   Enter your  User name and Password. Click "Save"




11    Left-click again on your "Network" icon and choose server you wish to connect in 

          the "VPN Connections"




12   Once your connection is successful you will see the following message: