Ubuntu/Mint OpenVPN on Network Manager

Download the SlickVPN crt file SV-2022crt

(Please rename the file from SlickVPNcrt to SlickVPN.crt)

1. Open the terminal
2. Install OpenVPN network manager by entering (copy/paste) into the terminal:
sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn

and hit Return or Enter

sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome

and hit Return or Enter

3. Restart the Network Manager
systemctl restart NetworkManager

4. Go to Network Manager, click Network Connections. Click the ‘+’ button in the Network Connections window and choose OpenVPN from the dropdown menu

5. In the Editing VPN connection window, Enter the following details:

  1. Connection name: SlickVPN
  2. Gateway: gw2.iad1.slickvpn.com or choose a gateway from here
  3. Type: Password
  4. Username:  SlickVPN Username
  5. Password:  SlickVPN Main Password
  6. CA Certificate: slickvpn.crt

6. Click Advanced near the bottom of the window.

In the General tab

  1. Custom gateway port: 443 or 8888
  2. [Optional]: Use TCP connection

The Security tab

Cipher: AES-256-CBC

HMAC Authentication: SHA-1

Click Apply;

Click Save

7. Go back to Terminal and enter the following
sudo nano /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/SlickVPN.nmconnection

add this line under ca


8. Restart Network Manager
systemctl restart NetworkManager
9. Start the connection to the VPN from Network Manager