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

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How do I enable the PPTP addition dialogue when using a regular user in Debian Wheezie under Gnome Unity?

I just installed openvpn, pptp and vpnc. Under the user I am using, I am unable to create a PPTP connection as the dialogue is grayed out. Under the root user login, I can with no problems, however I ...
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Can I use IPv6 connectivity through openVPN if my router does not support it?

Can I use IPv6 connectivity through openVPN if my router and my ISP does not support it but my openVPN server does?
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How to start the OpenVPN client service on Ubuntu 15.04

I can launch OpenVPN and point it at the config file and everything works fine, such as: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/myvpn.conf but when I try start the service with sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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Need help installing openvpn-2.3.7.zip from source

I downloaded openvpn-2.3.7.zip and unzipped it to my /home directory. Next I did the following: username@hostname:~$ sudo -i [sudo] password for username:~$ (After keying in the password I am in ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: &...
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Ubuntu openvpn daemon

I've installed openvpn client in to my ubuntu I've downloaded my cerfification files and I was also able to set up client config file. When I start open vpn from terminal like so openvpn --config /...
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Windows 7 - VirtualBox - OpenVPN - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Windows 7 64bit Professional. On this I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu Server 12.04. OpenVPN is installed on both. I need to allow internet on Ubuntu and I also need to connect to a ...
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Proxy VPN settings in Network Manager: for remote or local?

So I am at some place with a normal (direct) internet connection and want to go through a remote network (my work) where I need a proxy to access the internet. Thus, I need to configure also a proxy ...
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Starting OpenVPN won't let me access local network IPs

OpenVPN is installed via apt-get. sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start # works Now if I try to access, for example, my NAS device web page (or even the network share over afp:// or smb://) at https://192....
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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NM broken on new install - not saving oVPN pwd or init mobile PPP

I've (re)installed 15.04 on my X1 Carbon (migrated back from Fedora). Initially I tried restoring /etc/NetworkManager, but that got me nowhere fast, so I reverted to the stock's backup & manually ...
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Adding route on client using OpenVPN

So this is my setup. Laptop Running Ubuntu openvpn version 2.3.2 ( latest if using apt-get install ) I connect to a OpenVpn server that connects to an off-site network. I get the opnevpn client ...
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VPN plugin for 14.04

Where do I find then install vpn plugin for ubuntu 14.04? I want to install a vpn but can not find a plugin for it. I have read through many questions but not found out where to get a plugin for vpn.
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my dedi-...
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OpenVpn dosen't work with pppoe connection

When I want to connect to my openvpn It worked fine and I have ping form google but when connect with pppoe connection and then set up my openvpn it doesn't work I think maybe because pppoe is kind of ...
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OpenVPN client not working

I more or less followed the guide here. I'm able to connect to the server, I see the tun0 interface has an IP address in ifconfig, I can get off a ping or two before all traffic stops. I know the ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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How to store OpenVPN password when using a static-challenge

I use two factor authentication for OpenVPN, and I am doing that using the static-challenge directive. I also want to store my VPN username and password. I tried doing this using auth-user-password ...
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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Openvpn configuration Issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lts and the error i get while configuring my openvpn file is that. The file 'TunnelBear Germany.ovpn' could not be read or does not contain recognized VPN connection ...
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Can Connect to OpenVPN but no internet access

I have set up an openvpn server, generated a certificate and downloaded it to my client machine. After importing the client.ovpn file in the network manager, I can still ssh into the server itself, ...
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Openvpn for ubuntu-phone

i have ubuntu-phone on nexus 4. Are there plans to make openvpn accessable without the need of switching to read-write mode? Thanks
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OpenVPN HMAC Authentication Failure No Matter What I do?

I am having an issue with my openvpn server, running Debian Wheezy x64, and my client, running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It seems no matter what configurations I try, I get this error, over and over, a couple ...
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Mullvad VPN (openvpn) keeps disconnecting / reconnecting (14.04)

New user of Ubuntu 14.04 here. Thanks to the community for all the support with answering questions! The Mullvad VPN client breaks and re-establishes the connection every few minutes! In one example ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't download software [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu version 11 to ver 13.04. When I try to download anything like "openvpn" a message of "Failed to fetch openvpn and 404 File not found" occurs. It also says the software cannot be ...
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Not able to access outside services though Openvpn in brigded bridged mode and routing everything thorugh the vpn

I have setup a small server with a bridged openvpn setup. My goal is use my network services and Internet connection from every location with Internet access. Right now I am just able to use services ...
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Cannot connect to VPN with OpenVPN in Ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody give me a hint what's going on in here? I run in Terminal: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/Free1.UDP.ovpn ............. OpenVPN static key file Sun Feb 22 13:00:54 2015 Outgoing Control ...
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Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04

First I like to thank anyone who is giving these great answer here ! Im a new Ubuntu user and still on learning curve. After 8 years of OSX it is been harder than I expected. Two weeks ago I installed ...
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN

I have recently acquired a BeagleBone Black, onto which I've installed Ubuntu using this method. It has all worked so far. I want to use my BeagleBone as a torrent box, but I don't want to do it ...
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Ubuntu touch - OpenVPN

Is there something available or on the horizon (network settings or an app) to use OpenVPN with Ubuntu touch? My secondary solution would be to switch to read-write (although I'd hate loosing over ...
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How To Bind OpenVPN to ppp0 from Mobile Broadband?

My main question is: How to bind my ppp0 interface connection (from Mobile Broadband ZTE AC782) into my OpenVPN connection (from vpngate.net config file)? In short words: I want to hide my IP on ...
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OpenVpn bridge problem - Server behind NAT - Client can ping server, default GW but nothing else

first of all, yes I have been searching.. The issue is with setting up OpenVPN in bridged mode on ubuntu Server 12.04. It generally works, I can connect, I get an IP and can ping the OpenVPN server ...
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Help, I May Have a Rootkit

It's been a while since I have been here. I have been very preoccupied with trying to sort out endless problems with my devices getting hacked. I have a bridge set up on my home network. It is a TP-...
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OpenVPN: IP check looks good but doesn't seem right

I am using OpenVPN with a new VPN service (used to use PTPP without an issue). I am deeply suspicious that the VPN is not working though. The IP checks seem to indicate that everything is ok, but when ...
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Can't start OpenVPN server

When I try to start my openvpn service, I receive the following error. OpenVPNTest ovpn-server[1306]: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in /etc/openvpn/server.conf:78: /etc/...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback (...
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VPN server using two NICs

Currently, I have an Ubuntu server and desktop attached to my home network. However, I'm trying to get my server to have two network interfaces. One "internal", and one "external" that routes traffic ...
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Stuck in a loop after login in 14.04

I am a Linux beginner so bear with me please. I used a bash script to automatically re-connect to OpenVPN. It worked fine when I ran it. http://www.gabsoftware.com/tips/automatically-reconnect-to-...
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OpenVPN: Allow access only for local connections (via OpenVPN)

I was recently assigned a task to do set up a secure development environment. I am thinking of doing the following: Use OpenVPN to connect to the server. Use firewall rules to block all incoming ...
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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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How can you test for a DNS leak for an OpenVPN provider?

I'm currently using VPNBook with OpenVPN. I just recently learned about DNS leaking. Is there a way to scan for it?
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How to disable the OpenVPN Web UI and keep tunnelling feature

I installed OpenVPN server according to DigitalOcean's manual (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04). I prepared all that I need and ...
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Vpn traffic not going through tun0

Good afternoon! I'm trying to configure a VPN server in Ubuntu using openVpn. I already configured the server.conf file and the client.conf file (one of my vpn clients is a Windows virtual machine ...
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Fail to start openvpn server

I'm trying to setup an openvpn server by following this tutorial. The relevant parts of my server.conf is as below. root@something:/etc/openvpn/easy-rsa# cat /etc/openvpn/server.conf | grep "^[^#;]" ...
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Can't access any remote network routes using OpenVPN client

My home network has an OpenVPN server installed and working. I can connect into that network from Windows machines using the OpenVPN client software and everything works fine. I have an Ubuntu laptop ...
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Automatically connecting to OpenVPN only when using Wifi, not on Ethernet

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my home network using TAP (rather than TUN) devices, such that clients that connect to the network remotely are bridged to the same subnet as my (wired) home network....
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Can I run OpenVPN as a common user?

How can I run OpenVPN without sudo or being root?