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VPN not working

I connect to ExpressVPN's PPTP VPN and it doesn't connect. (yes, I checked the info to see if it was right). I am using Kubuntu 14.10 KDE Plasma 5.
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VPN question (same as http://askubuntu.com/questions/586643/)

I'm having a problem with pptp vpn in Ubuntu 14.04LTS - have removed/reinstalled pptp plugin, have read and tried many answers to similar questions but nothing has worked. This started after my ...
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vpnoneclick fails to launch on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have installed this vpn service https://www.vpnoneclick.com/howitworks/howtousemain/howtouselinux/index.html but when I lauch it I get nothing, even in terminal! What should I do?
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Creating a VPN connection from an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm using an ubuntu server as a LAN internal proxy server to connect to IRC servers using irssi. I would like to be able to tunnel that traffic through a VPN. How would you install vpn onto ubuntu ...
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Is there a VPN Monitor/Kill Switch application for Ubuntu?

Hi I am looking for a VPN Monitor/Kill Switch application that will ensure my VPN connection is always connected. Should my secured connection drop, the application will drop the applications that ...
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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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Kubuntu 14.04 missing some network settings

I'm trying to set up a VPN, but I am missing any VPN settings in my network settings. (I have a picture) Why am I missing these settings? I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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Can't select “Configure VNP” in Network Manager

For some reason, if I go to Network Manager -> VPN Connections, I cannot choose Configure VPN (it's in grey). Same for Disconnect and Edit Connections. (I would take a screenshot but that isn't ...
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Setting up iptables of poptop pptp vpn on Ubuntu

The VPS I bought has an additional ip address, which shows as eth0:0. main ip -> eth0 second ip -> eth0:0 I want my pptp users to use the second ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. ...
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Hostname / VPN / NFS / Kerberos

At home I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with Kerberised NFS Shares. The NFS clients obtain their full FDQN via DHCP. When away from home and trying to access NFS shares via VPN, Kinit fails with: ...
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Any tutorials on how to install and configure strongswan?

I'm trying to install StrongSwan so that I have an encrypted (without DNS leaks) connection. I'm a noob :). I log onto a website and see something like this every time. Things to do: Install X Y Z 1 ...
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Where to add the Pre-Shared Key for the Server Authentication with Network Manager for L2TP/IPSEC?

Previously, I was trying to figure out how to install the L2TP/IPSEC manager code. I guess Ubuntu/Canonical switched away from OpenSwan to StrongSwan, but didn't really announce it. So that was ...
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How To fix a PPTP VPN client connection (Ubuntu on VirtualBox)

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox and I'm trying to set up a VPN client. I have configured it with the same settings I use on a Mac and I am able to connect from that without any ...
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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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Connect to my computer via ssh and login in the encryption screen [duplicate]

I have a small question about how to login into my computer at work. I have a vpn connection and it works properly, however I had to reboot my machine and I have encrypted my desk, which means I have ...
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Cannot connect to VPN Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed vnpc and network-manager-gnome and have created a new vpn connection for my workplace with credentials I know are working for others. When I try and connect, I get an instant 'VPN ...
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Haguichi fails to configure with an error (Ubuntu 14.10)

First time installing and running haguichi. After clicking "configure" I get this error: Failed to get D-Bus connection: No connection to service manager. See: ...
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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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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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Can't access IRC on WiFi

I had been away from Ubuntu for quite a while, but now I fully migrated to it, and I'm quite happy with it. However, after a year or so, when I tried to login to Freenode, I saw that I can not connect ...
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Configure VPN… is greyed out and I cannot edit my VPN settings

Today I see that my "Configure VPN..." part is greyed out and I have been using several PPTP VPN connections so far and today suddenly this seems to be inactive. I did the changes in the network ...
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No internet after VPN software

So this has been bugging me for a few days now. I tried connecting through a softlayer vpn. Their website ran a java applet and I noticed now that I can only connect at work through the one wifi ...
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vpn l2tp connection on ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I need to create a VPN L2TP connection. I installed strongswan, as suggested by this answer, but now I don't understand how to configure the connection. The connection ...
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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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Juniper fails to launch

I am trying to VPN to my college network but I am having some problems. My system is Ubuntu 14.04 and the browser is Firefox 35.0.1. When I click on Network Connect - Start Juniper Network Connect ...
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How to connect to two VPNs at the same time?

At my university, I have to connect to the local VPN in order to be able to connect to the Internet, at the same time, I want to connect to another VPN. What should I do?
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Use VPN on dedicated Server

I have a dedicated server and want to use it to capture some streams later tonight. Since I am streaming media from the server, it is a big annoyance to capture streams on my laptop and uploading ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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Failed to connect to Cisco anyconnect VPN via openconnect

I've read several texts about this on the web and this site but couldn't solve the issue.I have network-manager-openconnect and network-manager-vpnc plugins installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (for GUI usage). ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...
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Unable to load VPN connection editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I created a VPN connection using Ubuntus own Network Manager, which worked fine! Now, a few months later, I want to go in and edit the connections details, but instead I get this error: ...
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How do I setup a VPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with No-IP? [duplicate]

All the installation guides for VPN servers I can find go into huge detail about how to setup an IP address range (e.g. Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server). If I'm using No-IP to give my PC ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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PPTP connection - Unity GUI problem Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to report a bug. If you use the GUI to start a PPTP session and that PPTP session times out, GUI still thinks that the connection is UP even though the PPP connection and "ifconfig" show ...
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Mac to Ubuntu VPN server

My VPN is up, and I can connect to the server from my iPhone and my Mac, but I can't access any internal resources. My server is .50, and I have Plex running on it. I'm hoping to VPN into my network ...
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When StrongSwan ike proposal “enc” set to “3des”, that is always not support

Can somebody teach me how to configure it? When StrongSwan ike proposal enc set to 3des, that is always show ENCRYPTION_ALGORITHM 3DES_CBC (key size 0) not supported! Linux strongSwan ...
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set up iptables of poptop pptp on ubuntu

The VPS I bought have an additional ip address, which is shows as eth0:0. I want my pptp users to use this ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. I am using this right now -A ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like that: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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How do I add DNS entries to Network Manager's dnsmasq instance? [duplicate]

I want to add server=/myvpn.org/1.2.3.4 to some file so that my computer searches the vpn domain correctly. I've tried RTFM - but I just can't find the "root" document on "here's how to configure ...
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Ubuntu network manager VPN ignoring netmask

I configured my VPN using the Ubuntu network manager, which works fine if I let it override my default route. However, I'd like to only route certain traffic over the VPN. So made the following ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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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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Openswan Cannot Connect from windows computer

I have setup a Openswan L2TP/Ipsec + Presharekey VPN server I'm able to connect from my Chromebook but I'm unable to connect via a Windows machine. I Cannot Seem to figure out weather this 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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PPTP VPN Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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OpenConnect: Force all connections throught VPN (if IPv6 unavailable)

On Ubuntu 14.10, I'm connecting to the same VPN service using either OpenConnect (through the network-manager-openconnect(-gnome) packages or the Cisco AnyConnect Client. Using the AnyConnect client, ...