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I'm trying to connect to a VPN inside VMWarePlayer running Lubuntu 12.04 but I'm not able to do it.

This is my NM's screen

Edit: Can't post screenshot

I can't change anything or connect to any interfaces via graphical interface. Is it normal? Apart from command line , how can I change network settings via GUI? There are no VPN connections or other options, it shows just the details of the packets exchanged.

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I've no control over the router...I'm at office! By the way, why can't I connect to network with the GUI? Something like old Windows right-clicking on network icon? Is it a bug? I can only see network properties...i.e. I've configured VPN but now how can I use it??? There is no "VPN connections" like Ubuntu's... –  user119668 Jan 8 '13 at 14:03
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you need to port forward from your machine to current VM. And also from your router(if any) to your machine. I use virtual box which gives option to port forward

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I've no control over the router...I'm at office! –  user119668 Jan 8 '13 at 13:57
    
But don't you have to connect inside Lubuntu to the VPN? Isn't there a connection icon anywhere...??? –  user119668 Jan 8 '13 at 14:23
    
you know about upnp protocol? –  Gaurav Sharma Jan 9 '13 at 7:47
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