OpenVPN Step-by-Step Setup for Manjaro Linux


Start by checking if networkmanager for OpenVPN is installed. Do that by opening a terminal and running:
pacman -Q networkmanager-openvpn
If networkmanager for OpenVPN is installed, you should see:networkmanager-openvpn 1.0.6-2If networkmanager isn't installed, run:
pacman -S networkmanager-openvpnsystemctl restart networkmanager

Update the DNS server

Right-click on the icon in the status bar that's related to network. Choose Configure Network Connections. Right-click on the network connection you're using. Click on Edit in the new menu.On tab, General configuration, choose Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection to enable automatic connection to OVPN for the chosen network. If you can't select it yet, you can go back later in the guide and re-do this step.On tab, IPv4, click on Method. Choose Automatic (Only addresses).Click on OK.

Download the VPN configuration

Download the VPN configuration files from :
Double-click the file to extract the content. In windows, Connection editor, click on File and then Import VPN. Go to the directory where the configuration file was downloaded and choose the file that ends with .ovpn.If you get the following question: Do you want to copy your certificates to /home/USER/.local/share/networkmanagement/certificates/? Choose Yes.

Configure the connection

Right-click on the created VPN profile. Choose Edit.On tab, General configuration, make sure that All users may connect to this network isn't selected.On tab, VPN (openvpn), enter your username and password for your OVPN account. Choose Store in order to save your credentials.

Connect to OVPN

Navigate to "window", then "Connection editor", right-click on the VPN profile and choose Connect.

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