Getting Forticlient or OpenFortiGui to work on Clear Linux

Hi guys, is there any way to get Fortinet’s Forticlient or OpenFortiGui to work on Clear Linux? I need to support dozens of clients with Fortigates using the VPN functionality.

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Same problem! Blocker!

Hi, Clear Linux Team, please add this soft forticlient , or some other way to connect to fortivpn

Hello, will be great to have openforti working.

Hello, please test if it working

Installing all the prerequisite

sudo swupd bundle-add qt-basic-dev devpkg-openssl wget ImageMagick

QTKeychain library installation

cd ~/Downloads
git clone
cd qtkeychain
sudo make -j4 install 

OpenFortiGui compilation

cd ~/Downloads
git clone
cd openfortigui/openfortigui/
git clone
cd ..
cmake .
make -j4

Placing bin and creating shortcuts

sudo mv bin/openfortigui /usr/bin/
convert -background none -size 256x256  icon-openfortivpn1.svg openfortigui.png
sudo cp openfortigui.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/256x256/apps/
echo -e "[Desktop Entry]\nType=Application\nName=OpenFortiGui\nIcon=openfortigui\nExec=/usr/bin/openfortigui\nTerminal=false\nCategories=Network;" > ~/.local/share/applications/openfortigui.desktop
update-desktop-database ~/.local/share/applications/

After relogin you will find them in Internet folder of applications


Great news. I will check this afternoon. Thank you @zoydberg for you time sharing this information.

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Not working for me… Any advice? Also, is it possible to convert OpenFortiVPN into an Appimage?

Its ok , there is no expected output. This command just forcing updating of gnome shortcuts.