If you want to install MyCrypNet with a GNOME environnent, have a look here.
Prerequisite: have a MyCrypNet access already created. You can create one here or ask for a delegation to somebody who already has one.
Step 1: Download and install the software
From a package repository
sudo apt-get install openvpn resolvconf
From the source code
Download the source code. Download
tar -xvzf openvpn-latest-stable.tar.gz
apt-get install liblzo1 or
yum install liblzo1-devel
./configure --prefix=/opt/openvpn --enable-strict --with-ssl-headers=/usr/include/openssl --with-ssl-lib=/lib64 --with-lzo-headers=/usr/include/lzo --with-lzo-lib=/usr/lib64
Step 2: Download the settings file
Download the MyCrypNet.conf file in
The profile will be installed globally.
Rename the file to have multiple simultaneous profiles, always in the
Step 3: Download the key and certificate
Download your two personal authentication files (vpn.cert and vpn.key) from the “Your apps” page or the “Delegated apps” page in
In case of multiple profiles, rename these files according to the previous step and rename them also in the configuration file itself (the settings
key in MyCrypNet.conf).
Step 4: Run OpenVPN
Start OpenVPN :
sudo systemctl start openvpn@MyCrypNet
You are connected to the tunnel !
To start OpenVPN automatically at boot :
sudo systemctl enable openvpn@MyCrypNet
Final step: Check the connexion
Check your new IP: Whatismyip
Erase the MyCrypNet.conf, vpn.cert and vpn.key files outside of the
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