How to Connect Free Open VPN Service in Linux + Video

How to Connect Free Open VPN Service in Linux - What does VPN mean? VPN or Virtual Private Network extends a Private Network across a public network, such as the Internet.

It enables a computer or network-enabled device to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if it were directly connected to the private network, while benefiting from the functionality, security and management policies of the public network.

A VPN is created by establishing a virtual point-to-point connection through the use of dedicated connections, virtual tunneling protocols, or traffic encryption. Major implementations of VPNs include OpenVPN and IPsec. For more explanation about what the meaning of VPN and list of sites that gives free VPN service, please read Here Are List of Best Free VPN Services.

This screenshot when successfully connect to VPN service

How to Connect Free Open VPN Service in Linux

Before connect to open VPN on Linux, you must install openvpn for first. Follow the command below :

apt-get install openvpn

We'll use free open VPN service which offers by vpnbook.
  1. Goto
  2. Hit to Free VPN tab in top menu
  3. Choose what service you want use
  4. Download and Unzip that. And please dont forget to copy required username and password.

Now, we have all required things to connect to VPN. When we trying to connect to VPN, they will ask username and password that we get before. In this case we use vpnbook as login username and sege7hEh as password. Watch this command :

sudo openvpn vpnbook-us1-tcp80.ovpn 

If you see the words which say Initialization Sequence Completed, it's mean that successfully connected to the VPN network. Now you can check your IP.

Note : The password will be reset and change everydays. So you must check it before use.

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