Linux - Cannot import .ovpn config file

If you try to import the OpenVPN config files and receive the '-----.ovpn' could not be read or does not contain recognized VPN connection information. Error: unknown PPTP file extension. error, then you likely do not have the network-manager-openvpn-gnome package installed.

Step 1 : Install network-manager-openvpn-gnome package:

sudo apt-get install openvpn network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome

Step 2: Restart the networking service:

sudo service network-manager restart
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