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vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn.

I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in network-manager-openvpn:

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Copy the text between <ca> and </ca>, paste it in a text editor and save it as ca.crt. The text between <cert> and </cert> should be saved as client.crt and the text between <key> and </key> should be saved as client.key.


You must set some advanced options in accordance to the configuration file. I couldn't connect to servers using port 80, but port 443 works for me. This is what I did:

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Password with Cert would be my guess. –  Ian Hyzy Apr 11 at 20:03
    
@onrea answer updated. –  Eric Carvalho Apr 11 at 20:23
    
@Eric, Thanks, Worked charming, However, it's odd why network manager does not support .ovpn files! –  mini Apr 12 at 5:09

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