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VPN installation for Tor -> VPN (using Private Internet Access account)

I have VPN account from Private Internet Access
https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/

Not sure which one to follow to config the VPN connection on the workstation.
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/TestVPN

Trying to follow the instruction (securityKISS.com), downloaded the certificate from PIA and extracted to /home/user, but seems lost where it says, nano /etc/openvpn/client.conf, edit server IP and port and past it.

What would be the best way to config VPN for PIA user?
Would very appreciate it if I can get a step-by-step instruction.

[quote=“mywhonix2014, post:1, topic:320”]Not sure which one to follow to config the VPN connection on the workstation.
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/TestVPN[/quote]
Any example should work. It’s just various ways to do something similar.

downloaded the certificate from PIA and extracted to /home/user
PIA?
but seems lost where it says, [i]nano /etc/openvpn/client.conf, edit server IP and port and past it. [/i]
Would very appreciate it if I can get a step-by-step instruction.
Step-by-step instructions aren't required / maintainable. Whonix specific documentation is here: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnel_Proxy_or_SSH_or_VPN_through_Tor Some examples you already found: https://www.whonix.org/wiki/TestVPN

There is very little Tor (no UDP) or Whonix (uwt) specificness. For general instructions on how to configure VPN, we don’t have to reinvent the wheel. It’s better to rely on the existing information on third party websites such as the openvpn homepage and support channels. When you remove “Whonix” from your question, you get access to much more information and to a much bigger community, see:

Thanks, Patrick!
Will follow the instruction (securityKISS.com) as it looks easiest.

downloaded the certificate from PIA and extracted to /home/user
PIA?
Is a VPN provider I use. https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/
but seems lost where it says, [i]nano /etc/openvpn/client.conf, edit server IP and port and past it. [/i]
What do I have to edit with [i]nano /etc/openvpn/client.conf[i] From the terminal I assume?

At least IP and port.
Change “remote 91.121.208.218 443” to whatever your VPN provider requires.

Adjust paths for.

ca /home/user/securitykiss/ca.crt cert /home/user/securitykiss/client.crt key /home/user/securitykiss/client.key

For other settings, see OpenVPN manual and/or VPN provider documentation.

Not necessarily.

Or any other editor as well.

What can I do to verify and test my tor->vpn connection after setting it up?


securityKISS.com

after sudo service openvpn start, my exit node still seems to be tor.

Probably because you are still using stream isolation (pre-configured) (uwt or socks proxy settings) instead of system default network. That needs to be disabled first. See:

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