Excellent alternative for OpenVPN client for Linux with GUI

OAST OpenVPN GUI is a OpenVPN client for both Windows and Linux.

Read this How to setup OpenVPN

Step 1:

Download these script
Linux x86 client: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oast/files/oast/OAST%202.4/oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh/download

Linux x86-64 client: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oast/files/oast/OAST%202.4/oast-2.4-linux-x86-64.sh/download

1) Download the oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh file and save it to your "Downloads" folder

2) Open "Terminal" by Ctrl+Alt+T then enter the following commands:

cd Downloads/ → to open the directory where the file is located

sudo chmod +x oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh → to make the file executable

./oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh → to execute the file (try “sh ./oast-2.4-linux-x86.sh” if not working)

*.Software requirements

OpenVPN service and Java runtime environment are installed, make sure to install these packages prior to installing OAST:

sudo apt-get install openvpn default-jre gksu -y → Debian based distributions (Ubuntu, Mint,...)

sudo yum install -y openvpn java-1.8.0-openjdk kdesu → RPM based distributions (Fedora, CentOS,..)


get the *.ovpn config profiles for the VPN servers

Free VPN websites.



sudo unzip vpn-config.zip -d /etc/openvpn

The *.ovpn profiles should be put into the folder /etc/openvpn

Hope you will figure it out the lines I skipped in between...too lazy!

mail me if you are stuck. or you can comment below ...more easy.