VPN/Setup/VPN Credentials

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

If you are using a graphical Whonix or Qubes-Whonix, run.

kdesudo kwrite /etc/openvpn/auth.txt

If you are using a terminal-only Whonix, run.

sudo nano /etc/openvpn/auth.txt

Add the actual user name and password.


Save and exit.