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

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VPN connection successfully established, but IP address does not change

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the network manager on Ubuntu 12.04 following these instructions: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/#ubuntu_openvpn_installer ...
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Can't access LAN behind OpenVPN from Ubuntu 13.10

I'm having trouble reaching the machines in a VPN. The server has a TAP configuration and I can successfully connect from a Windows 7 client. I've been following mainly this guide to get everything ...
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Openvpn server on ubuntu and clients on Windows

I would like to setup a small vpn server for a remote office of my company. The goal is to be able to access its network either from the corp network or from home. Most of (if not all) clients will ...
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Connection to tor network and proxy server fails after vpn connection or running a local server

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I am facing this weird issue which I never faced before. I am a university student. I have multiple proxy servers to which I connect for internet. Everything works fine when I am ...
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Extreme difficulty setting up VPN

Oh my god, there are so many tutorials out there, and all of them involve complicated instructions that don't work. I'm really about to cry, and it's the first time I'm getting emotional over a ...
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Use Steam's In-Home Streaming across VPN (OpenVPN)?

Like the question says, I would like to set up an OpenVPN server using TAP mode to facilitate the game-streaming capabilities built into Steam to stream from a Windows 7 gaming machine to an ...
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Getting openvpn working ubuntu

I am trying to set up a VPN over a few VMS that I have. I created an openvpn server on ubuntu 10.04 and am trying to configure the client using 12.04. I followed these instructions here ...
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connect to openvpn using username and password

Is it possible to connect to an openvpn server using a username and password. I read that you need a config file on ubuntu, but I don't have a config file. How can I connect to my openvpn server ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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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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OpenVPN connection

Can someone please give me a hand. I've set up a VPN server. Edited the server.conf and everything seems to work fine. I go to my second computer and when I try to connect to the VPN I get the ...
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problem with Openvpn on openVZ VPS

Ok guys. I finally joined this forum after lond educational journey of linux :) I'm advocate of making research on my own before asking questions. But after several days of trying to figure this out I ...
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What is the best way to bypass China firewall to allow SSH deploy@**.com

I am trying to bypass the china firewall and allow SSH deploy@**.com at the command console. This is because I need to test the games I wrote on apps.facebook.com/**. I tried VPN (both pptp and ...
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VPN Private Tunnel problem. “Connection timed out”

I bought 100GB of Private Tunnel storage few days ago. Private Tunnel works perfect at windows and it works perfect on my phone. Problem is, i followed the guide ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Cannot set static route in Networkmanager OpenVPN configuration

I have an OpenVPN connection between my laptop and a leased VM which is working splendidly. I have figured out how to have that VPN open up automatically on select wireless connections. However, on ...
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PureVPN connects but very slow

So I've a PureVPN connection working great in Windows. But when I try to use it in latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, it Using PPTP, connects for a minute, offers no internet service, and then disconnects ...
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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how to run an --up script using network-manager-openvpn?

I'm using network-manager-openvpn (w Ubuntu 14.04) to manage VPN connections (client end). I need to run a script when a VPN is activated to fix some routing issues. I know how to do this using ...
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Cannot browse using OpenVPN in Kubuntu

On Ubuntu 13.10 Private Internet Access worked great but since changing to Kubuntu 14.04 when I press connect from the network manager it connect but there is no Internet access? I also imported the ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I followed this tutorial. I managed to install it and can access the admin panel through my browser. However, when I try to start the server, this error ...
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my ubuntu laptop can not connect to VPN (openVPN)

very first time it was connecting but I was not able to access server. But now it is not even connecting to the openVPN. my laptop has some interfaces showing "as0t0..as0t4...as0t8". I dont ...
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Live USB with OpenVPN

I would like to create an Ubuntu 14.04 live USB to access a remote system. When plugged in a computer, it should constantly monitor if an internet connection is available. If it is, it should send me ...
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OpenVPN GUI client for UDP/TCP

Is there any easy solution for OpenVPN being executed from Desktop for non technician people so they only push a button and get connected to a external VPN? Most of my colleagues are non Linux ...
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Alternatives to OpenVPN with more free users?

Are there any alternatives to OpenVPN that will give more than 2 users for free? I am currently using OpenVPN Access Server.
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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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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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Data not routing through openvpn in linux

I am using openvpn services provided by vpnbook.com It runs properly but data is not being routed through it. I mean if I change my browser settings after running openvpn it shows nothing. Also I am ...
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set proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP , OPENVPN , PPTP. i want to set proxy in the server so all connection that comes from vpn clients use the proxy that i set in my server. I made a bash script file ...
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Removing OpenVPN and all modifications

When starting up my server takes a long time. I already tried sudo apt-get remove openvpn but somewhere it's still trying to setup OpenVPN. When I connect to the server I get all these internal VPN ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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How to remove lingering /etc/openvpn/ directory after removing OpenVPN package?

I wanna completely remove openvpn from my pc (linux ubuntu 12.04) but when i type sudo apt-get remove openvpn the /etc/openvpn/ folder remains... how can i delete this too? I wanna delete ...
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How to configure VPN in Ubuntu?

Graphically illustrate me please, new to Ubuntu
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Is it normal for openvpn-client to do this?

I have been using openvpn for a while, on an obscure port ( example, 43012). I've been noticing on my laptop (client) that whenever the vpn is connected, openvpn is listening on port 1194, which I do ...
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How to configure openvpn on ubuntu 14.04

How can I configure openvpn on Ubuntu 14.04? root@suzz-System-Product-Name:/home/suzz# sudo apt-get install openvpnReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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OpenVPN connection refused (code=111)

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN server on my PC. I have followed the steps described here. My server configuration file looks like this: local 192.168.1.150 port 1194 dev tun ifconfig 10.8.0.1 ...
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How do I configure NetworkManager to connect to two separate VPN servers simultaneously?

I have to connect to two OpenVPN servers at once. How do I configure NetworkManager to connect as a client to both? -- <OpenVPN1> -- <Resource 1> <laptop> - -- ...
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How do I secure OpenVPN Access Server?

I'm at my wits end as to how I can possibly accomplish this goal. When you install OpenVPN Access Server you can manage everything over at https:/ /my.ip.address:port/ My problem is that I want to ...
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Route all traffic through OpenVPN

Yep, this question has been asked a hundred times, and I have searched everywhere, to no avail. The title says it all really. I have an OpenVPN server (On ubuntu), and I can connect to it through ...
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How to setup OpenVPN server on a namespace?

I have used OpenVPN for setting up VPN connections, but I have always set it up on the default root namespace. Now, I want to set it up only on a particular namespace other than the default root ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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how to configure OpenVPN with only IPv6?

I have a 14.10 server with OpenVPN 2.3.x How to configure it for IPv6 ? (I have a natted IPv4 that cannot be port forwarded.) I wish to be able to receieve VPN connecions from Android OpenVPN client. ...
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Using pkg-config to build OpenVPN

I want to build OpenVPN 2.3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. Therefore I downloaded and built the required libraries (lzo, openssl). I installed them in /opt. How do I ./configure OpenVPN with pkg-config to use the ...
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OpenVPN Set Up with RapidSSL Certificate

I am trying to set up openvpn on my web server using a certificate I purchased through RapidSSL. All I have done so far is follow the quick start guide found here and did some basic set up through the ...
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I've lost connection to my network after a failed attempt at a bridged connection

I need some help fast. I set up two server systems and decided to go full Linux on them, all in for the first time. I've pretty much since spent the entire time Googling "how to install [software I ...
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I can't connect OpenVPN automatically as soon as my Wifi is connected in Ubuntu 14.04

I see an option in Ubuntu 14.04 network manager that I can connect to VPN automatically as soon as a wireless connection is connected. For some reason, I can't make it work. It just tries to connect ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN from 14.04?

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the Network Manager, but the connection is failing. When I try the connection from the command line I get the following error: sudo openvpn --config ...
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OpenVPN keeps disconnecting

I have a OpenVPN configuration that I use to connect to the Internet through VPN on Ubuntu 14.04. However, every time when the connection is idle for about 5 minutes, I can no longer access the ...