Conencting Linux Mint to OpenVPN

Method 1 – Import the OpenVPN files

Network manager allows importing of ovpn files to automatically set up the connection.

Step 1. Install the needed tools

Open a terminal and install

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

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


Step 2. Download the OpenVPN config files from our page

Go to your client area or to and download the server files you want to use

Step 3. Go to Network Settings


Step 4.  Click on the Plus icon to add vpn connection


Step 5. Add your VPNBaron user and password. You can see them in your client area.


Step 6. Click on the connect toggle to establish a connection


Method 2 –  Manually configure the OpenVPN connection

Step 1. Download the Ca and the TLS certificate

Get the zip file from and extract the certificates.


Step 2. Open Network Manager

Step 3. Click on the Plus and add an OpenVPN connection



Step 4. Set the server (gateway) you want to connect to.

To see the full list of server, go to


Step 5. Click on the “Advanced” button and configure the vpn connection as shown in the images bellow


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