VPN/Setup/VPN Credentials

From Whonix

For this step, a account and Riseup account name is required. Go to to obtain a VPN secret (VPN password). Below, replace "riseupusername" with the actual riseup user name, or just go to, login and click on "VPN".

Open file /etc/openvpn/auth.txt in an editor with root rights.

(Qubes-Whonix ™: In TemplateVM)

This box uses sudoedit for better security. This is an example. Other tools could archive the same goal too. If this example does not work for you or if you are not using Whonix, please see this link.

sudoedit /etc/openvpn/auth.txt

Add the actual user name and password.


Save and exit.