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I created a config file for my FritzBox 7390 after this german tutorial

Now I want to configure my Network-Manager but there is no option for ipsec.

Do I need additional packages?

I tried to install L2TP Ipsec VPN-Applet, a GUI for openswan but it doesent start, cause on Xubuntu there is no Unity Icon possible. How can I install this on Xubuntu?


I installed

sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc

and then I got the option to add a Cisco-compatible VPN-Client (vpnc) but I couldnt configure it, so it works. Do I need something in the extended settings?

these are the configuration screens in german:

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extended settings

share|improve this question… – king_julien Feb 12 '14 at 17:49

You can install vpnc with sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc. This will add VPN functionality to 'Network Connections' in your system settings. From a couple of web searches, vpnc with FritzBox is a common config. Personally, I prefer OpenVPN on Tomato or pfsense, as they're much easier to configure, but good luck w/IPsec!

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