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

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OpenVPN nameservers ignored by NetworkManager or whatever [on hold]

I've followed a dozen suggestions from different websites and nothing helps. I'm using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I use OpenVPN client to connect to an office network. The company I work ...
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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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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 with network-manager

So I've been trying to setup openvpn with my VPS like this: Raspi: provides route to home lan. Have set up routes on router already. Laptop: use when out and about by connecting to vps via openvpn ...
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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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Why does openvpn client fail?

Not sure if this is really a Ubuntu question. I used to have OpenVPN Server with Username & Password Authentication running OK on my Desktop with OpenVPN Client running OK on my Laptop. ...
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OpenVPN: Cannot access local IP adresses

I did set up OpenVPN-AS (32 bit) as described here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04 After installing OpenVPN I upgraded my Ubuntu ...
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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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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 ...
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Configure openvpn

I tried configuring openvpn and server-client connection is working fine and I can ping bot server and client from each other. But I would like to route all my client traffic through server.... and I ...
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oast installed but wont connent?

as the image above [IMG]http://i61.tinypic.com/v8hqu1.png [/IMG] i inster my config .ovpn and entered my username and password, but there is nothing to display as error or ... this guide "installing ...
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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 on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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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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Ubuntu Private Tunnel OpenVPN goes to the wrong country [on hold]

Google didn't say anything about this. After choosing San Jose, your internet traffic is directed to United Arab Emirates (UAE). After choosing Stockholm, your internet traffic is directed to ...
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Cant connect to OpenVPN because of Invalid VPN secrets

So I signed up for a vpon and installed it properly and had it working. Yesterday I had a problem where I needed to completely reinstall Ubuntu. I re-set-up my vpn connection and now i'm running into ...
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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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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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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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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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Browse using VPN from behind a proxy

My company internet works with an http proxy. In addition they block most websites. I am trying to setup a free vpn connection to browse. I installed openvpn and used vpnbook for vpn settings. The ...
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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 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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Selecting VPN in gnome network manager does nothing

I've read some other old posts and bug reports relating to this, but none of the fixes have worked. I have an OpenVPN connection listed in Gnome network manager, and when I select it from the ...
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OpenVPN disables DNS due to firewall

I'm trying to use an OpenVPN service with Network Manager. When I'm on wireless and activate the VPN, it works flawlessly, but when I'm on a wired connection, I have no Internet access. Through trial ...
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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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network bridge - without destroying network manager

I have seen a lot of questions related to Bridge and network manager. however none of them seem to apply to what i seen AND want. I setup my bridge in /etc/network/interfaces. This works perfectly; ...
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Network Manager OpenVPN

Does anybody know how to use Network Manager with OpenVPN TLSv1.1 and TSLv1.2 ? It seems a shame that network manager doesn't have any advanced options that allows you to enable/disable some features ...
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How do I setup OpenVPN to rotate logs?

I would like to rotate my openvpn logs. How can I accomplish this?
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Route only traffic on specific port through VPN

I would like to route only traffic on a specific Port. In my case for torrents through a VPN. For Transmission the port is 51413 I think. I only found tutorials how to set this up on a router but I ...
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Starting openvpn client automatically at boot

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to start automatically at boot. Today I have to manually type in sudo openvpn --client --config $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ovpn --ca $HOME/openvpn/anonine.ca.crt followed by ...
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OpenVPN: SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed

Im trying to use vpn to connect two internal networks using virtual machines. I have a virtual machine "gateway" and a virtual machine "client", and I want to connect to my gateway from client using ...
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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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OpenVPN creates multiply tunnels?

i'm relatively new to ubuntu. I configurued OpenVPN between my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS following mostyl the official english serverguide and a german tutorial from ...
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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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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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Easy method of switching from Openvpn-Acess Server to Community Edition?

I recently installed the OpenVpn-Access Server on a vps and it's great. However, now that I got it running I want to switch over to the Community-Edition because I do not want to deal with purchasing ...
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OpenVPN not connecting

There have been a number of post similar to this, but none seem to satisfy my need. Plus I am a Ubuntu newbie. I followed this tutorial to completely set up OpenVPN on Ubuntu 12.04 server. Here is my ...
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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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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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On Ubuntu 13.04 cannot download openvpn [duplicate]

Need to download the openvpn client but get an error whether I try with synaptic manager or by the 'sudo apt-get install openvpn' from a terminal.... The error in the terminal is: E: Unable to locate ...
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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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OpenVPN: Public IP still visible when connected to vpn

I'm trying to use a vpn with a proxy using openvpn. I get to connect to the vpn, but my public ip is the same whether I'm connected to the vpn or not, and I don't really know why, but I guess it means ...
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Firewall Config to get access to ports via eth0

My headless ubuntu Server has an OpenVPN client that connects to a gateway provided by PIA. I gathered some settings provided here to basically setup kill switch I have a domain that redirects to ...
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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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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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I want to change my ip

I want to access a website that is blocked for my country. How can I configure a VPN to do that?
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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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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 ...