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VPN connecting with Nord VPN

asked 2017-06-02 18:12:27 -0500

warchild67 gravatar image

I have downloaded the correct Linux files for connecting to Nord VPN and unzipped them in the correct folder. Im not sure which cert, key and auth file i need to fill in on the VPN connections to allow the sys VPN to connect. Do I need to do something with the fedora template for this to work? Ive performed the sudo df install open-vpn gnome NetworkManager as per one other post i saw and NetworkManager-openvpn-1:1.0.8-2.fc23.x86_64 is already installed. Any help would be appreciated

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warchild67 gravatar imagewarchild67 ( 2017-06-02 18:52:10 -0500 )edit

All you need is here:

(of course, any apt-get command is a dnf command in Fedora but you shouldn't need ca-certificates since this package is installed by default.)

Don't mess with the ovpn files, just use one of the zip archive (in your proximity).

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-06-03 17:28:02 -0500 )edit

I created a folder called nord.cert to unzip all the cert/auth_ca files into, so what your saying is I need to create a folder called ~/.cert instead?

warchild67 gravatar imagewarchild67 ( 2017-06-05 10:21:53 -0500 )edit

What I am recommending in my answer below is to create a folder called .cert that resides in your home directory (~).

Here are additional Q/A that may be helpful: - -

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-06-06 00:19:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-04-11 01:50:44 -0500

Download From

I downloaded to my temp: /home/myname/tmp/ o See release-1.0.0-1.noarch.rpm

See If Nordvpn Is Installed

sudo rpm -qa | grep nord o See nordvpn-release-1.0.0-1.noarch

Install NordVpn package

cd /home/myname/tmp/ sudo rpm -U nordvpn-release-1.0.0-1.noarch.rpm o See messages taht packages are installed

Connect to NordVpn

o Type: nordvpn connect - 1st time linux will install more packages Install package 'nordvpn' to provide command 'nordvpn'? [N/y] y The following packages have to be installed: nordvpn-2.2.0-3.x86_64 Protect your privacy online and access media content with no regional restrictions. Strong encryption and no-log policy with 3000+ servers in 60+ countries. Proceed with changes? [N/y] y

o Do again: nordvpn connect Enter: Email / Username: whateveremail@xzy Password: *

o See: You are logged in. Welcome to NordVPN!-- You can now connect via 'nordvpn connect'. Connecting to United States #1272 ( Great! You are now connected to United States #1272 (

Checking If NordVpn Is Connected

o Go to o See "Your IP: · ISP: TerraTransit AG · Your Status: Protected" at browser tops

o Or check with IP Services: - See It;'s a proxy - See IP

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answered 2017-06-03 17:22:58 -0500

florian gravatar image

One thing you need to do is place all .crt and .key files that you received from your provider into ~/.cert, that is /home/youruser/.cert.

If you provider uses openvpn, you need to install: openvpn, NetworkManager-openvpn-gnome but apparently you have already performed that action.

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