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

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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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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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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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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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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 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: 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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What is the proper way to set up Ubuntu on network with VPN and LDAP?

I've been running into a lot of problems attempting to setup what I assumed should have been a pretty straight-forward configuration, but I guess not. Basically, my computer should do this at boot: ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Unable to open terminal via VNC and New network settings blacked out

Sort of stuck with this one and not to sure what could it be. I have just setup a new VPS and still learning Linux. I have a VPS that I am is running xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver with a SSH ...
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OpenVPN connection problem

I am trying to set up a bridging VPN connection between my rooted android phone and my home network. I know I have set the server up correctly, because it works over LAN but when I try to connect over ...
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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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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 https problem in ubuntu 14.0.4

when I want to load HTTPS websites like youtube, google plus, etc I get DNS lookup fail error, what should I do? should I change DNS?
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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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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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Problem with VPN no longer working 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty Tahr. Starting six days ago I haven't been able to access my VPN. I try to connect and nothing happens. I am using ubuntu's native VPN authentication. I have tried re-setting ...
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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 ...
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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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How to remove lingering /etc/openvpn/ directory after removing OpenVPN package?

I want to 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 want to delete ...
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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: ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface cont

thank you for reply. The host1 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces, host2 have eth0 and eth1 interfaces. I want create tunnel between, host1 eth0 <-> host2 eth0 host1 eth1 <-> host2 eth1 In openvpn ...
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How to create openvpn tunnel between multiple interface of a host1 and multiple interface of host2?

I want to create OpenVPN tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.10 hosts which has two interfaces, say: Host1: eth0, eth1 Host2: eth1, eth2 A tunnel is wanted between: Host1 (eth0) <-> Host 2 (eth0) ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Since Ubuntu 14.04 server, no login to vsftpd possible

One more further issue, introduced with 14.04 update : vsftpd can no more connected, looks as there is any kind of authentication error. All config-files, which had run up to 12.04, had been still ...
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OpenVPN - losing internet access when VPN is connected

I have a computer with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.4. When I connect to a VPN using OpenVPN on Windows I can access both the external machine and the normal internet. When I try with Linux, I can ...
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OpenVpn install Depends on iptables but is not installed? help

openvpn as-: Depends on iptables but is not installed so i.. sudo apt-get install iptables following packages have unmet dependencies iptables=: depends:libnfnetlink0 (>= 1.0.0) is not going to be ...
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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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Hotspot Shield VPN to OpenVPN

I am on ubuntu and I need to access the internet through a vpn, my colleague gave me a config to use with HSS(hotspot shield vpn), but I am on ubuntu. I figured that what can be done in windows can ...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation [closed]

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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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 ...