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VPN/Setup/sudoers configuration

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Open file /etc/sudoers.d/tunnel_unpriv in an editor with root rights.

(Qubes-Whonix ™: In TemplateVM)

This box uses lxsudo for root privilege escalation and mousepad as editor. These are examples. Other tools could archive the same goal too. If these example tools do not work for you or if you are not using Whonix, please see this link.

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

lxsudo mousepad /etc/sudoers.d/tunnel_unpriv

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

sudo nano /etc/sudoers.d/tunnel_unpriv

Comment in the following and remove the single hashes (#) in front of all lines, but do not remove the double hashes (##). The edited file should look like this.

tunnel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /bin/ip
tunnel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/openvpn *
Defaults:tunnel !requiretty

Save and exit.