Perfect Privacy VPN Software with Ubuntu

This documentation describes the installation and usage of the Perfect Privacy VPN Manager for Ubuntu. For this documentation Ubuntu 18.04 was used. Please note that the VPN Manager for Linux is still under development and more features will be available in the future.

Go to the download page in the member area of our website.

Navigate to the Android section and click on Download at the Perfect Privacy VPN Manager. (Direct Link)

Choose Software Install to open the downloaded file and then click on OK.

In the next window click on Install.

You will need to enter your system password to confirm the installation.

After the installation has completed you can start the VPN Manager.

Klick on the Apps icon in the lower left and type perfect privacy, the VPN Manager will appear in the list.

Double click on the icon to start the VPN client.

Depending on the Ubuntu version and window manager you are using, the system traybar is available or not. In the latter case, the VPN manager cannot be minimized into the traybar. If you see the Perfect Privacy icon in the traybar, confirm this so the VPN Manager will utilize the traybar.

After starting the program the main window is displayed. On th efirst start it will show an empty server list.

Click on Settings and under Credentials enter your Perfect Privacy username and password. If the credentials are correct and the account is active, the expiry date will be shown below.

Go to the Update tab and click on Update VPN configuration.

This will download the latest OpenVPN configuration.

You can now close the settings windows.

The main window will now show the server list.

With a click on the corresponding connector icon you can establish a VPN connection to a server of your choice.

When the globe symbol in the top right switches to green and Connected is displayed, the VPN tunnel was established successfully. A click on the info icon will show the connection log.

You can check that you are now using a Perfect Privacy Iddress by visiting our CheckIP website.

If you want you can configure the VPN Manager so that it will automatically connect on start.

To do so open the Settings window and in the General tab activate the checkbox Auto-connect on program startup and choose a server to connect to.

To establish the connection on system boot, add the VPN manager to the auto start programs.

Click on the App icon and type in “startup programs”. Add a new entry.

As name you can choose what you like, the command must be perfect-privacy-vpn.

If you have any questions, comments or other feedback regarding this howto, please use the corresponding thread in our community forums.
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