This setup is for connecting to the OpenVPN server via the config.ovpn file that was provided to you
OS version: ubuntu 16.04.
$ sudo apt-get install openvpn $ sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn $ sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
Add config.ovpn to Network Manager
Right-click Network Manager in the systray, select Edit Connections:
In the dropdown, select Import a saved VPN configuration…:
Select the .ovpn config file from your file system:
Once this is setup, right-click on Network Manager > VPN Connections and select the new connection to connect. To disconnect, do the same:
Check WhatIp.me and see if you are now connected through the VPN.