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I need a VPN connection to my work. It seems that the problem is the checkpoint client which is used in the Windows landscape. Is there any possibility that I can build such a connection under Ubuntu 12.04? Your help is much appreciated.

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Welcome to AskUbuntu! What did you try so far and what exactly is not working? Please specify your questions and add more details describing your problem! –  vertoe Jan 27 '13 at 17:28
    
I did not try anything yet because I don't know which client / setup I can use to get that VPN running. –  user82154 Jan 27 '13 at 19:39
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Ubuntu comes preinstalled with VPN support. This features is available under the networks connections tab:

  • Make sure network-manager is installed (should be on any default Ubuntu distribution).
  • Open System > Preferences > Network Connections or click the network-manager tray icon and select VPN-Connections > Configure VPN ...
  • Click the + Add button and enter the VPN details of your work account.
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Yes, but where can I choice the IKE over TCP, as far as I can see is only pptp available –  user82154 Jan 27 '13 at 21:38
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