describes the configuration of OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04 using the built in
1.) First, open a terminal and enter the following command to install the Network Manager
Plugin for OpenVPN.
Type the following
command in terminal:
$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
Next, download the NoodleVPN OpenVPN config files and save and unzip them to
3.) Click the
network manager icon in the top menu bar and select “Edit Connections…”
4.) In the Network
Connections box click “add”.
5.) On the dropdown
menu click “Import a saved VPN Configuration” and click create…
6.) Next, we need to
select one of the NoodleVPN OpenVPN configs for the server you’d like to
In our example, we
are connecting to NoodleVPN.USA-LA.ovpn
7.) All the needed
OpenVPN settings will now be imported. In the Username and Password area
enter the NoodleVPN VPN login info that you chosen on signup. Click Save.
8.) The VPN
connection has now been added to your Network Manager Connections list!
You can now click
the network manager icon in the top menu bar, Select “VPN Connections”
Then click the name
of the NoodleVPN VPN server you want to connect to and you should get this
after a succesful connection: