Installing the OpenVPN Client on Linux

Installing OpenVPN on Linux varies depending on the distribution, method of managing software installations, and network management software on the client device.

OpenVPN is included in the package repositories of most major Linux distributions. With all the various possibilities between countless distributions, and adequate information already available in other sources online, this documentation will not cover specifics. Search the Internet for the distribution of choice and “installing OpenVPN” to find information.

Ubuntu-based distributions have OpenVPN management integrated with Network Manager, but it requires installing an extra module.