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I've done a clean install of Ubuntu Precise.
I'm living in a country in which my access to many websites are restricted and I usually use VPN connections to access these websites. I use the default gnome-network applet for this purpose and my connection type is pptp.
Everything was ok until I installed Ubuntu 12.04. Now after creating the VPN connection I can get it connected but the problem is, it's like it's not there at all. I can access the unrestricted websites easily but when it comes to restricted websites I can't get through!
I checked my IP and it's changed accordingly.
The VPN server is ok as I checked it on Windows. I wonder what is the problem here?

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I don't know why but my problem resolved by itself, so I can't put further details in it. – Hamed Momeni May 4 '12 at 18:36
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I had the same. Solved after installing network-manager-vpnc I guess, which for some reason was removed with the upgrade.

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I have the same problem, also after upgrading, not a clean install. Network-manager-vpnc was not removed with the upgrade and is still installed. Connection type is cisco udp in my case. – ilprincipe May 1 '12 at 16:26

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