So I've been trying to setup a vpn in whonix workstation but it is proving somewhat difficult for me. Specific vpn is nord vpn and I was following their instructions for command line install but it fails at step 4 as it cannot download the ca and config files.

I then downloaded them in another system and then put them in whonix workstation. When trying to copy the files into cd /etc/openvpn I am unable to do so because I don't have root permissions.

From memory I can use gksudo to operate file manager as root and put the files where they need to be. gksudo isn't a recognised command however so that stopped me again.

I don't really want to wreck my system by tapping around in the commandline too much; is there an easy way to put the files where they need to go??

If I had the network manager in whonix workstation it would also be alot easier but again it is hard to get installed etc.


Install gksudo or use the preinstalled kdesudo.

See https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Introduction

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