The following guide outlines the steps necessary to install & configure FrootVPN using OpenVPN on your Ubuntu 14.04 computer:

I) Download the FrootVPN configuration files:

Download the configuration file(s) from “SERVER INFO” section of Client area at the FrootVPN site:

II) Install OpenVPN

There are two ways to install OpenVPN on Ubuntu: via terminal or via Software Center. First way is faster, but the second way is simpler.

1.1 Via Terminal:

  1. Open Terminal from the main menu

  2. Type “sudo apt-get update”. Enter your password and press enter. Wait about 1-5 minutes, depending on speed of your network.

  3. Type “sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome”. Say “Y”.

  4. Close Terminal. 

1.2 Via Software Center:

  1. Open Software Center from the main menu 

  2. In the search field type “network-manager-openvpn-gnome” 

  3. Install the package

  4. Close Software Center

III) Set up the FrootVPN Configuration

  1. Left-click on the Network icon in the tray (top right corner of the screen) Choose “VPN Connections” and “Configure VPN”

  2. Press the “Add” button in the appearing window

  3. Select “Import a saved VPN configuration” and press “Create...”

  4. Connection Editor window will appear.
  • Check Authentication Type to “Password”
  • Enter your Username and Password
  • Press “Save” 

       5. Left-click on the Network Icon again, choose your server in “VPN Connections”

       6. Wait from 20 sec to 2 minutes until the connection is established. 

All of your online activities are now 100% secure and anonymous while connected to FrootVPN.  


If you have any questions, or experience any issues while installing & setting up your Ubuntu 14.04 computer to connect to the FrootVPN servers; please contact our Support Team anytime.