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Is there a tool like Hamachi (https://secure.logmein.com/US/products/hamachi2) which works on ubuntu? Bonus points if it can be paired with something running on windows/mac.

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I am not sure what this does that openvpn does not do. –  txwikinger Aug 16 '10 at 22:32
    
NAT connection code? Obviously I can't NAT tunnel without another server. Sure I can set it all up but my point is that Hamachi2 let me set up a very simple vpn between myself and someone else without any major network configuration. –  Dmitriy Likhten Aug 18 '10 at 14:51

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How to install Hamachi on Ubuntu?

This is Haguichi

This is Hamachi-GUI
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Much love! I will definately try this out. I have someone I need to run demos for who runs windows, and I don't want to run my server on windows seeing as how I never test it there. –  Dmitriy Likhten Aug 18 '10 at 14:50

OpenVPN is the server and client side program that does the communication, and there are a number of GUI tools for configuring OpenVPN to do pretty much everything that Hamachi2 does:

Here's a good list:

cclint@ubuntu:~$ apt-cache search openvpn configuration
collectd-core - statistics collection and monitoring daemon (core system)
gadmin-openvpn-client - GTK+ configuration tool for openvpn (client)
gadmin-openvpn-client-dbg - GTK+ configuration tool for openvpn (debug for client)
gadmin-openvpn-server - GTK+ configuration tool for openvpn (server)
gadmin-openvpn-server-dbg - GTK+ configuration tool for openvpn (debug for server)
openvpn-auth-ldap - OpenVPN LDAP authentication module
tunneldigger - Configures OpenVPN tunnel networks

I don't use any of them, but they all should be safe to try out for sure.

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