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I want to setup a OpenVPN on a Debian

Hello there, I am a total newbie in this VPS business. And yes, i already read the How To Set Up an OpenVPN Server on Debian 8 article. But i got stuck at the very earlier stage (STEP 1). Whenever i hit the

apt-get install openvpn easy-rsa

i got this error msg : E: unable to locate package easy-rsa

Is the “easy-rsa” package has been removed ? Thanks in advanced

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cp -r /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/easy-rsa/2.0/ /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/ i’ve done this and the problem is still there:

Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done E: Unable to locate package easy-rsa

according to a prior question in https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/no-easy-rsa-to-install-on-my-debian, the answer seems to be:

cp -r /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/easy-rsa/2.0/ /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/

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if sudo apt-get update doesn’t work, then try editing your sources list. Although this should be configured already with Digital Ocean.

Hello,

Have you had a chance to read: https://wiki.debian.org/OpenVPN ?

The easy-rsa setup is covered here: https://wiki.debian.org/OpenVPN#TLS-enabled_VPN

Please let us know if there is anything else we can help you with.

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