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

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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: 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 route all traffic through OpenVPN using Network Manager?

I can successfully connect to my OpenVPN server from command line using openvpn --config client.conf. The client.conf file contains redirec-gateway directive to route all traffic through the VPN ...
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Vpn connection problem with ubuntu 14.04

I'm using private internet access. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 x64 with home disk encryption. I install vpn with this tutorial https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/ubuntu-openvpn/ ...
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Connect OpenVPN with a config file behind http/https proxy

I would like to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN from the terminal openvpn --config client.ovpn , but I have to connect behind a http/https proxy for accessing internet. So, how do I set it ? ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN is connected but won't change IP

I know very little, just want a VPN so I can browse in privacy. So... I downloaded the .ovpn file from CyberGhost, downloaded OpenVPN, put in the details and all that. At first it didn't connect to ...
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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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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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Relay Public IP's to remote clients with OpenVPN

Since the last few days I have been attempting different ways of accomplishing one thing that should be relatively simple; I have a Ubuntu VPS on my VMWare infrastructure at the datacenter with a ...
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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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VPN Autoconnect

Im using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and I recently set up a (open)VPN. Is there any way to enable it by default? Each time I boot or even lost my connection, I have to enable the VPN manually. Is there ...
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using ...
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openvpn connecting but no internet access ubuntu 14.04

im trying for several days to fix this , im relatively new to ubuntu . im trying to connect to openvpn . i tried network-manager plugin and in terminal with ovpn.conf file everything connects it says ...
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14.04. OpenVPN on VPS - Connects fine on Win, only able to ping my VPS. Firewall is turned off.

Any help is welcome, after two days of googling and scratching my brain. Very new to Ubuntu, from windows server background.
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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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Generating .ovpn Config for android phone

I'm using an Ubuntu Server and I wanted to use OpenVpn for my server and my android phone. I installed OpenVpn connect for my phone and the software needs *.ovpn file from my server. How can I ...
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OPENVPN how to stop timed Restart

So far I've got my .sh script to this: sudo openvpn --config /home/customcrafted/Desktop/Misc/VPN/vpnbook-euro1-tcp80.ovpn --auth-user-pass /home/customcrafted/Desktop/Misc/VPN/password.txt ...
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Openvpn-install doesn't install properly

Using openvpn-install to install OpenVPN on my VPS there seem to be multiple errors that make it so that the server config doesn't save while OpenVPN seems to be running fine, but doesn't give a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Help please to setup VPN

I use VPN from www.privateinternetaccess.com My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1. The VPN provider provided me with Beta version of special software which kills all traffic of PC except VPN so if VPN is turned ...
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No route to host at network change, but only some programs

I have 2 Network connections and 1 VPN (OpenVpn). In Network manager I have connection 1 set to Auto-connect, Connection 2 not. OpenVPN is set not to Auto-connect. In etc/network/interfaces I have: ...
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How to setup OpenVPN Client

I'm trying to setup OpenVPN using NetworkManager. The GUI seems buggy and unresponsive. Are there any other tools for setting up a VPN client?
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Can't Connect to Samba Server After Setting Up VPN

I had installed Samba by following this guide: Samba Guide for a while on my ubuntu server now, everything works fine until I installed OpenVPN to my server recently. After I have installed OpenVPN ...
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Accessing LAN assets via OpenVPN on 14.04

So I've setup a Pi with OpenVPN on my home network. Everything seems to communicate fine as I've tested it with the OpenVPN app on my android over cellular and external WLANs. I'm now at work where I ...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation

I installed the OpenVPN Network-Manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, which also installs the gnome package. This made it possible to import configurations under 13.10, but ...
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/etc/init.d/openvpn not starting automatically but can be started manually

This is about init.d or Upstart init or something else, maybe, I think. But only OpenVPN is affected so far, after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 on my VPS. The problem is: OpenVPN ...
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The simplest way to implement a VPN?

I have a headless machine running Lubuntu that I'm using a file server. I already SSH into it, and use remote desktop from within my local network to do any maintenance I need, either on the desktop ...
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How can I use a .ovpn file with Network Manager?

I have a .ovpn file with my VPN config - it works fine when I do sudo openvpn --config ~jrg/Documents/vpn-config.ovpn in the terminal, but I'd like to use Network Manager. How can I do this?
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how to auto start openvpn (client) on ubuntu cli?

I have an *.ovpn file that works if I type in sudo openvpn client.ovpn Now I would like to start up openvpn when I boot the computer. It's a headless version of ubuntu if that matters. 12.04 64bit. ...
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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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Create openvpn connection without saving Password

I'm trying to setup an openvpn connection to our production environment using networkmanager-openvpn on ubuntu 14.04. Yes, I know how to do it using sudo openvpn ...conf.openvpn. That's not what this ...
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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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OpenVPN fails with invalid secrets

I followed these set of instructions: https://www.ipredator.se/guide/openvpn/ubuntu/gnome But unfortunately, when I connect it fails saying that invalid secrets are the cause. I'm quite sure that my ...
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Restart OpenVPN client with tap interface on ubuntu

I have /etc/openvpn/client.conf configuration with tap0 interface, that created by openvpn automaticaly on system boot. Everything works fine, except when I need to stop or restart that configuration. ...
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC

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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SSH to Server that is connected to VPN

My server should be connected to a VPN as a client. When I run the OpenVPN script (from HMA), the connection from my local machine to the server over SSH gets lost - connecting is not possible any ...
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cannot import user.key in network manager openvpn

Using network manager openvpn I cannot import client.key. It doesn't show any .key files in the import dialogue. I can import the ca.crt and the client.crt which are in the same directory. I copied ...
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Routing and OpenVPN

O have small problem with routing and OpenVPN. After start of VPN connection all traffic goes through my OpenVPN server. But my server is behind ADSL router with 16/2 MBit Download/Upload speed. So i ...
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No OpenVPN option in new connection dialogue

I am having an issue in 15.04 with NetworkManager vpn connections. I have openvpn installed, but it does not show up in Unity as an available connection type. john@john-desktop:~$ lsb_release -drc ...
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Routing traffic over p2p1 and tun0 correctly

I have been trawling these questions and trying many different solutions to get this working, but I seem to have a problem with getting my routing set up correctly. I have a box installed in a network ...
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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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How to connect to a VPN using ubuntu 12.04?

One of my friends Shared his VPN credentials with me. Now I have VPN Address: vpn.example.com VPN User: user1 VPN Pass: 4321456fvg VPN Shared Key: ThisIsPassKey Server Name: Odoo-01 Server IP: ...
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OpenVPN --up called scrip does not work properly

I use such command to run my OpenVPN connection (part of script): gw=`netstat -rn|grep UG|awk '{print $2}'` openvpn --config ./openvpn.ovpn --up "./up $gw" >/dev/null 2>/dev/null& So 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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Create OpenVPN Server that connect to another OpenVPN IP

i have an ubuntu servers on DigitalOcean, the cheap $5/monthly. and i want to create an openvpn server there. but on the server, i need to connect it to another openVPN ip (company server) too. is ...
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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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How to modify KDE Network Configuration GUI for Custome OpenVPN settings

KDE Plasma 5 is a thing of beauty, to be sure. But how do I modify the network manager client OpenVPN gateway settings to accommodate custom connections? For instance I need to connect to a gateway ...
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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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Cannot Import VPN connection

Since 12.04 I cannot connect to my VPN. my ovpn file is the following http://email.uoa.gr/help/download/vpn/edunet.ovpn When I try to import the VPN file i get the following error The file ...