I am trying to install OpenVPN 2.4.6 on Ubuntu 18.04. After extracting the archive with tar xvf I am running ./configure. At this point, the process fails with the message: "configure: error: openssl check failed". I am quite new to Linux, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. After trying what has been suggested by fkraiem I received the following error message:

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I managed to make it work by pulling openvpn-install.sh from git.io and installing it.

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    Don't install from source; use the repositories. – fkraiem Nov 14 '18 at 11:37
  • Hello. Thank you for your reply. Done what says there and the result is another error. I don't know how to add a screenshot here. – Cristian Coraci Nov 14 '18 at 13:05
  • Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! ,you can Edit your question with the result is another error which your tried.. – abu-ahmed al-khatiri Nov 14 '18 at 13:27
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    Ah, actually the OpenVPN repos do not have Bionic packages, presumably because OpenVPN 2.4.6 was released just before Bionic was released. You can either ask the OpenVPN people whether they could make 2.4.6 packages for Bionic, or move to an Ubuntu release that has them (could be either Xenial or Cosmic). – fkraiem Nov 14 '18 at 14:23
  • Did what you suggested. Downgraded to Xenial and followed the instructions again. No errors, but nothing that looks like OpenVPN logo either. Sorry, but I am relatively new to Linux and not used with this CLI installations (too much GUI I assume). What shall I look for next? Thank you. – Cristian Coraci Nov 14 '18 at 16:57

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