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Installation and configuration OpenVPN client

Detailed instructions for installing, configuring and connecting the OpenVPN GUI client application
to the Windows OS family can be found on our forum by clicking on the link https://www.freeopenvpn.org/forum/viewtopic.php?id=168

1. Download and install OpenVPN application

Windows: OpenVPN Windows Installer
Linux: Use a version from repository
MacOS: Tunnelblick
Android: OpenVPN Connect (Android 4.0 +)
iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad): OpenVPN Connect

2. Download and import configuration files

Choose a country from the VPN servers list and download files OpenVPN (UDP | TCP). For those who does not know: UDP and TCP are communication protocols. UDP is faster but consumes more energy on mobile devices and may not be available in some networks. TCP could be a bit slower but has ability to connect to proxy-servers and is widely available.

Next, you need to import the downloaded files into the system:
Windows: copy files .ovpn in folder C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config\;
Android, iOS, Mac OS: click on files .ovpn in the file manager and they will get imported.

3. Launch OpenVPN application

Before the launch, in Windows, right click OpenVPN shortcut, choose "Properties", open "Compatibility" tab, and check the box "Run as administrator". After the launch, right click the icon "OpenVPN", choose the configurational file, and make a connection with a simple mouse click.

To launch in Linux, type the following command: sudo openvpn /path to the .ovpn file

For any other operational systems, please use GUI utility.