OpenVPN is a free and open source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN)

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How do I run/execute this file “OpenVPN GUI for Linux”? [duplicate]

I stumbled on this web page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/sogfl/?source=navbar How do I install the downloaded file called sogfl_v0.1.0.1.tar.bz2 in Ubuntu? Some help would be much appreciated.
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First time using OpenVPN on Ubuntu

I am new to using Ubuntu and OpenVPN. Below are my questions: In Microsoft Windows, the files in the config folder have the file extension ovpn. I understand that in Ubuntu, I will have to change ...
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Some questions about using OpenVPN on Ubuntu

I am new to using Ubuntu and OpenVPN. Below are my questions: In Microsoft Windows, the files in the config folder have the file extension ovpn. I understand that in Ubuntu, I will have to change ...
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Can't access server behind VPN

I am running a Gallery2 (photo sharing web server) and SickBeard on my Ubuntu box. After configuring port forwarding on my router, I was able to access these sites with my LAN and WAN. Recently, I ...
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OpenVPN missing in “connection type dialogue” in Ubuntu 13.04

I need to connect to my work computer with an openVPN connection, this is something that I have successfully set up on my Ubuntu 12.04 in the past, so I'm alright with with how to do this in theory. I ...
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How do I setup Network Manager and VPN on Ubuntu Server with VNC/XFCE4?

I have an Amazon EC2 Micro Instance that I use for semi-anonymous web browsing, but just to be safe, I would like to use Network Manager to setup a VPN. When I login to VNC and try to use Network ...
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OpenVPN route missing

can connect to an OpenVPN server from Windows without any problems. But when I try to connect from Ubuntu 12.04 (start OpenVPN) I receive the following: OpenVPN needs a gateway parameter for a ...
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Why after ticking Automatically connect to VPN the Ethernet is not activated automatically anymore?

I have configured an OpenVPN session attached to my Ethernet Wired Connection and as soon as I have ticked the option "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" on my Wired Connection ...
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network-manager and encfs folder : permission denied?

I've stored some private keys in a encfs file ; here it is when mounted : $ ll |grep .Chi drwxr-xr-x 8 me me 4,0K juin 26 08:12 .Chiffré_encfs drwxr-xr-x 8 me me 4,0K juin 26 08:12 Chiffré ...
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Enforce Firefox to use only Airvpn

Using airvpn, which uses openvpn, and GUFW: I am lost with this, any details at novice level please re GUFW specifically, and airvpn, and Firefox? With no vpn I can enable only by adding a rule for ...
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OpenVPN - Routing issue

Server: Ubuntu 11 (Openvz VPS) Client: Windows 7 Issue: clients connect successfully to VPN, but loss of internet access once inside the VPN. Facts: Everything mostly defaults Is a ...
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OpenVPN connect but nothing else

I have installed a VPN server on my Synology DS413+. I can connect but can't ping or do anything else. I think it has to do with the route but I don't know how to change it. Here is my output of ...
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How to enable nameserver via VPN

I use VPN (openvpn) on Ubuntu 13.04. I see the IP-s through VPN correctly. The problem is, although I configure the nameserver in the network manager I still doesn't see the domains. The exported VPN ...
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Can I set up an OpenVPN server in 12.04 w/o OpenVPN Access Server?

Dear AskUbuntu Community Members, I've got a Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 at my house, not doing much but hosting about three or four printers for my home network. It's a relatively powerful machine, using ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and openVPN - how to connect automatically?

a noob question about openVPN. My laptop runs Ubuntu 12.04 and I connect to a variety of Wifi access points as I move around. I've setup an account with AirVPN and created two openVPN connections ...
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2 VPN connections on the same time(PPTP, OpenVPN)

How can I establish 2 VPN connections on the same time. One is PPTP(to ISP) and the other is OpenVPN (Anonymiser). PPTP is configured through network manager, but when I launch OpenVPN through ...
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OpenVPN Connection problems - Can I configure it to reconnect?

I have OpenVPN setup using network-manager-open-vpn-gnome, its been working for years, however the server end is experiencing internet connection issues at the moment and drops out quite regularly. ...
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How to disable OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, 64-bit, OpenVPN client 2.3.1 How do I prevent OpenVPN from autostarting at boot-up or reboot?
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How to setup a specific application to use OpenVPN

How can I setup OpenVPN so that only Transmission ( Torrentclient ) uses OpenVPN, and any other traffic (browser etc) doesn't. I Use Ubuntu 13.04 x64.
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How to use Google Authenticator with OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a working OpenVPN system on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to add Google Authenticator for extra security. This is my current openvpn config: dev tun proto udp port 1096 ca ubuserv04-ca.crt cert ...
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Can't see VPN option when configuring with Network Manager (new install of Ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

I have recently completed a full install of Ubuntu 13.04 after using 12.04 previously. I then tried to reinstall my VPN settings and am no longer able to configure a VPN using Network Manager. When ...
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How to disconnect from OpenVPN?

I'm connecting using VPNBook servers and it works fine with this command: sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/vpnbook-udp-53.ovpn --auth-user-pass /etc/openvpn/password.txt but I just can't seem to ...
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How to run a command with one click, preferably from unity's launcher

I'd like to run this command without having to open up terminal every time. sudo openvpn --config /home/ubuntu/Documents/vpnbook/vpnbook-euro2-udp25000.ovpn --auth-user-pass ...
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VPN keeps Dying/Restarting on 12.04

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently got into VPNs for anonymous downloading; however, no matter what VPN location I choose (my provider allows me several), it eventually dies. This happeneds ...
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Open VPN is not working with me

i followed the instructions here and when i type the config command i get this output and then it freezes more than one hour please anyone can help ?
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I can ping some host but not all from network on OpenVPN tun

I have a network I want to connect to which is behind a firewall (iptables). On the same PC there's the OpenVPN server. It's directly connected to the Internet. I can connect to the server through ...
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OpenVPN fails to connect

I have posted a previous question about getting OpenVPN connected as a client (OpenVPN fails from Network Manager, seems to connect from terminal, but no traffic to or from target network) but no ...
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Lost ability to connect to PPTP server after installing openvpn gone client

I have a Tomoato router which is running a PPTP server. I was able to connect via my ubuntu machine and my phone. I bought a VPN service which used Openvpn (private Internet access) and followed ...
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Connects to Openvpn on Ubuntu server 12.04 But cannot browse internet?

I'm trying to connect to ubuntu server 12.04 running openvpn from my ubuntu desktop running ubuntu 12.04.. openvpn client connects. But i cannot browse any ineternet. I can ping and ssh to my server ...
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Problem with ifconfig during connecting to openvpn server

I wrote this openvpn config file to connect somewhere: remote 127.0.0.1 1900 proto tcp http-proxy test.ovadd.com 7080 auth-user-pass ca VPNMakers.ca.pem cert VPNMakers.cer.pem key VPNMakers.key.pem ...
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OpenVPN-AS on Debian server and Ubuntu 12.10 client

I recently signed a VPS (OpenVZ / Debian 32 bits Minimal), installed OpenVPN-AS (Access Server), and successfully connect to it, however I have a few doubts. To make it clear, I will explain how I ...
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Is it worth uninstalling the GUI to lower the attack surface of my Ubuntu server?

I note that there are similar questions on how to remove the GUI from an Ubuntu install, so I know the technique, I'm just wondering is it worth doing? To explain, I have a Ubuntu server hosting ...
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Unable to uninstall OpenVPN 2.3.1

I've uninstalled Openvpn but it is still there When I type for example OpenVpn -- version it shows me: OpenVPN 2.3.1 i686-pc-linux-gnu [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [EPOLL] [eurephia] [MH] [IPv6] built on ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu OpenVZ

I finished configuring OpenVPN on my OpenVZ vps. When I run service openvpn restart I get the following error output: * Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... * No VPN is running. ...
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Where are the OpenVPN connection logs and configuration files?

I have problem connecting to OpenVPN server. Where are OpenVPN log files and how do I find the connection details?
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Tun/tap installation

i have got a virtual private server with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64 x86_64). I want to install openvpn but this requires a working tun device. i get the following error: ...
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Is it possible to configure openvpn in ubuntu according configuration files relevant to windows?

I am using openvpn in windows and have the configuration files as well. Unfortunately the service provider doesn't have any guide or configuration files for Linux users. Is it possible to use windows ...
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Networkmanager OpenVPN problem

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN connection and I've imported the correct .opvn file and provided the username and password. I don't have a CA certificate so I left this field with the default option . ...
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What does this command mean ls -l test.conf -rw-r--r— l root root?

root@ubuntu:/etc/openvpn# ls -l test.conf -rw-r--r-- l root root 791 Mar 20 09:23 test.conf What does the above command mean?
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2 OpenVPN Connections with NetworkManger

How can activate 2 OpenVPN-Connections at once ? Is one connection active the other one is disabled in the menu of the network-manager.
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How to check if openvpn is connected in Upstart?

I need to run a script after mysql and openvpn are started (Ubuntu for ARM). I can succesfully run the script with upstart with this .conf: # my upstart for logging boot start on (starting openvpn ...
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Trying to install an openVPN GUI messed up sudoers

I installed openVPN successfully but I would like to get remote desktop access with it, as is the case with openVPN in Windows. I found this GUI here http://sourceforge.net/projects/sogfl/ and ...
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OpenVPN will not connect

I have created an OpenVPN connection to GigaNews' VyperVPN but it doesn't connect. I followed all of their procedures found here: www.giganews.com In my /var/log/syslog I find this: Mar 4 16:57:45 ...
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OpenVPN fails from Network Manager, seems to connect from terminal, but no traffic to or from target network

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, last week!) and really liking the system, but am having a real problem getting the OpenVPN connection to work. My system: DELL XPS L702X, 8Gb RAM, tested with both WiFi ...
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OPENVPN client starts but ifconfig tun output reports device not found

I am new user of ubuntu and I am trying to experiment on VPN connections. I have ubuntu 10.04 on my machine. I installed VMware Player and on top of that another ubuntu 10.04. So, on the VMware Player ...
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problems with openvpn

When I am trying to install Openvpn on Ubuntu 12.10 I get only problems. The config files are all empty and I only get error. When I have installed it for first time it was not empty config files. ...
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OpenVPN fails to start due to options error

I have followed the guide here https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/openvpn.html but when i try to start OpenVPN i get following error: ovpn-server[2455]: Options error: --server and ...
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Change OpenVPN client's default route

When setting up a test openvpn client on Ubuntu (using this guide), the client sets a route which tunnels all traffic through the vpn. For example, when I connect to the vpn from Ubuntu, this is what ...
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Cannot get outside VPN (same settings work on Debian)

Background I have an OpenVPN server on my Debian VPS box. The purpose is to bypass firewalls (my paranoid ISP blocks TCP port 25) enable safe connection via untrusted networks (mainly for portable ...
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Can I use the Openvpn Access Server WEB GUI on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is the openvpn web-gui working on ubuntu 12.04? See access-server: download openvpn for Ubuntu on openvpn.net. On the link above i only see support for ubuntu 10 and below.