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. Once the installation is complete, restart the Network Manager by disabling and enabling networking

4. Click on the Network Manager Icon (3 boxes), 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.mia4.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: Default


Click OK;

Click Save

7. Click the Network icon in the menu bar and activate the VPN. Enter the system password, if prompted.


8. Add as many locations as you’d like to have multiple servers available