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OAST OpenVPN GUI is a OpenVPN client for both Windows and Linux.



Read this How to setup OpenVPN


Step 1:


Download these script
Linux x86 client: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oast/files/oast/OAST%202.4/oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh/download



Linux x86-64 client: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oast/files/oast/OAST%202.4/oast-2.4-linux-x86-64.sh/download


1) Download the oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh file and save it to your "Downloads" folder


2) Open "Terminal" by Ctrl+Alt+T then enter the following commands:


cd Downloads/ → to open the directory where the file is located


sudo chmod +x oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh → to make the file executable




./oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh → to execute the file (try “sh ./oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh” if not working)




*.Software requirements


OpenVPN service and Java runtime environment are installed, make sure to install these packages prior to installing OAST:




sudo apt-get install openvpn default-jre gksu -y → Debian based distributions (Ubuntu, Mint,...)


sudo yum install -y openvpn java-1.8.0-openjdk kdesu → RPM based distributions (Fedora, CentOS,..)



Step2:

get the *.ovpn config profiles for the VPN servers



Free VPN websites.


1.http://www.vpnbook.com/


2.http://freevpn.me/




sudo unzip vpn-config.zip -d /etc/openvpn


The *.ovpn profiles should be put into the folder /etc/openvpn



Hope you will figure it out the lines I skipped in between...too lazy!

mail me if you are stuck. or you can comment below ...more easy.














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