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Getting disconnections on wifi

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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Error to connect to a PPTP vpn from Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS

I need to connect to a vpn from command line because I'm on Ubuntu Sever 12.04.2 LTS without no GUI. If i give this command to connect to my vpn: sudo pon VpnGuido nodetach I receive this ...
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Vpn between Mac Os and Ubuntu

I have 2 Ubuntu server computer, one with a pubblic ip and one with no public ip (is behind a fastweb connection). I need to connect via ssh to each of this from a Mac OS pc. I can set a vpn between ...
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How to connect to a VPN?

I am a newbie on this subject, and I was told to connect to a VPN from my computer, which is running Kubuntu 13.10. I was also given the server to connect to (vpn.server_x.com:81), a user and its ...
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Routing internet traffic through vpn only when connected

I set up a pptp vpn server and can connect to it with my laptop without any problems. However, connecting to the vpn causes issue with routing (i.e. I am not about to connect to the outside web). To ...
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How do I use my home (Ubuntu 12.04) internet connection as VPN at work (Windows 8.1)?

I need to access my home internet connection from work time to time. My work and home connections are in same network. As I stated in the question both computers use different operation systems (work ...
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Connect to a VPN with a password from the commandline

I can trigger the start of connection to my VPN by saying nmcli con up id WORKVPN But I have an RSA SecurID that is part of the authentication, which means I can't store a password. Without a ...
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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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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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iptables: route all traffic from wlan over VPN

I do have a PC with one ethernet and one WIFI connection and would like to route all traffic that comes through the WIFI over a VPN. How can I do this with iptables? So the setup is: ...
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VPNC not working with mobile stick only in 14.04

I use VPNC (the command line client from the package vpnc) to connect with my institution. The configuration file looks like this IPSec ID CiscoGroup IPSec gateway xxx.xxx.xxx IPSec secret XXXXXXXX ...
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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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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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how to create a VPN Server

I need to be able to connect my windows users to my Ubuntu Server through a VPN via Internet so that they can brows the Shared Folder once connected to the Server. I basically have 2 NIC's already ...
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Connecting to private IP's in Ubuntu 14.04 with Microsoft VPN

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 configured with a VPN connection. I followed this article which seemed to pertain to Ubuntu 12.10 but the instructions seemed to apply for the new version as ...
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VPN Connection Problem on 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN for pptp connection. but received following errors: 3 23:18:32 rana-laptop kernel: [ 933.399299] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Asking for cache data failed Jul 3 ...
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Why do my DNS settings keep having to be reset?

I have a laptop that I use on my home LAN, my work LAN and my work VPN via my home LAN through OpenConnect. In addition, I also sometimes use TorGuard, which is a OpenVPN connection. All of these are ...
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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 know if I am behind a VPN

I am currently trying to connect to VPN network of my company on 14.04 and wanted to know if there is any way to know that I am currently connected to the VPN. I have tried to find my public IP and ...
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Can't connect on VPN 12.04 LTS

i'm trying to connect on VPN but sometimes it works and sometimes don't. Other users with Windows and Mac can connect, but all my friends with Linux any distribution. It simply don't connect, trying ...
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Wi-fi not browsing after using VPN

I connected a vpn (wi-free) so i could access some website using a different ip address, but on disconnecting to use my wireless connection back, it only connects and does not browse the internet ...
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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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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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Connecting to VPN Network in Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to a VPN from a Linux PC. Now, this works on a Windows PC, where we use Cisco AnyConnect as the VPN client we use RSA SecurID Software Tokens the token is a soft token, using ...
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Juniper Junos Pulse VPN

My employer upgraded their VPN server, so now my old Ubuntu VPN client no longer works. I upgraded to a later version (Version: 7.3R3), and put NC.jar on my path. Now when I try launch the VPN, I ...
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Setting up VPN connection with Cisco AnyConnect - The AnyConnect package on the secure gateway could not be located

I'm trying to set up connection via VPN. I need to use Cisco AnyConnect. First I was getting error Cerfitication validation error. Then I added certificate (.pfx format) through firefox. Then When 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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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 ...
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IPsec SAref does not work with L2TP kernel mode yet

xl2tpd -D echo: xl2tpd[7681]: Enabling IPsec SAref processing for L2TP transport mode SAs xl2tpd[7681]: IPsec SAref does not work with L2TP kernel mode yet, enabling forceuserspace=yes xl2tpd[7681]: ...
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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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How to do one click VPN, mount, and SSH

I do accessing to my uni shared files a lot and I need SSH to run commands at the uni server, and before I am able to mount I need to first access the uni VPN. I was trying to write a shell batch to ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit VPN Server not changing IP

I'm trying to set up an VPN server on VPS with several additional IPs. I'm getting connected remotely to VPS, but it's not assigning IPs which I defined in /etc/pptpd.conf I used this guide: How To: ...
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Xchat Irc fails to connect when VPN si on

I'm using a VPN from securitykiss.com by simply adding the username and pass and simply connecting. I'm a noob at linux so please help. I'm trying to use Xchat Irc with my vpn connected but I can't ...
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PPTPD Ubuntu Server 14.04 no Internet

I have recently hired a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 Server on it. I tried to setup a VPN server with PPTPD. I used this guide: Guide. I can successfully connect to my VPN with my Windows client, but sadly I ...
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Does the network proxy run after the VPN connection, no leakage whatsoever?

I'm inside a Ubuntu 12.04 Virtualbox guest (Bridged Adapter) and by finding 'Network' in the GUI, I can access three things, a VPN which I've configured to be an OpenVPN to a VPN, a 'Wired' connection ...
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Openvpn speed is very slow

What im trying to do is vpn into my home server so that I can stream my music and videos when im away from home. So far ive setup openvpn on ubuntu server 12.04 and although it works, I can browse my ...
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vpn do not mask the original ip in gmails

I'm using IPVanish in Singapore. I connected to a UK server, and indeed I've got a UK IP. Then I signed for a brand new gmail address and tried to send out gmails to a friend in Singapore. However my ...
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Forti VPN Client not connecting to a server under Ubuntu 14.04

I've just updated to a new version of Ubuntu (14.04 86x64) and I got a very strange problem with Forti VPN Client. It seems running smoothly, but when I try to connect via GUI or terminal it hangs at ...
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Gateway IP for eth0 and gateway IP for pptp vpn are same

My problem is.. I'm using laptop at school. In school, the default gateway for ethernet is 192.168.1.1. I want to connect to a pptp vpn server. The gateway over the vpn connection is also ...
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How can I keep vpn running even after exiting terminal?

I have a program that runs on Ubuntu (14.04) whether I am in the terminal or not. This program relies on a vpn connection, for which I am using vpnc (cisco). I have added vpnc to my reboot and start ...
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14.04 - VPN established but ssh kills it

I have 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (VMWare image) and I establish a VPN connection to my home. All that works fine, but when I want to use ssh on my laptop the VPN connection dies immediately. ...
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OpenVPN server without port forwarding

I followed the instructions on this tutorial for setting up my OpenVPN server but I have no access to my router (don't know the password), so I can't forward port 1994. Is there a way to connect to ...
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Ubuntu VPN Outside Network Connection Issue

I am having a strange issue when connecting to my VPN. It kicks me off the internet. I have it setup in 'Network Settings' (due to that is the only way I was able to get it to work) Now, while I am ...
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Re-enter cisco vpn passwords

Since I upgraded from Lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my VPN passwords have to be re-entered every time I open the VPN connection. The passwords used to be maintained by the key ring but no longer. When I ...
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Passing ICMP between two interfaces

I'm trying to setup routing between two network interfaces on an Ubuntu machine. The first interface is the nic, connected to my LAN. The second interface is a tunnel dev created by OpenVPN. The ...
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Host to Host SSH Tunnel

I want to create a full SSH tunnel between two Ubuntu 12.04 servers, (I found out about SSHuttle but because of a bug in the handling of file descriptors it will crash under high load) very much like ...
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VPN not working after installing Linux

I have HP G61 laptop. I'm a university student and we have PPTP VPN connection in the university. Yesterday I installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS but the VPN is not working. I tried to install Elementary os ...
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Logging onto work VPN using linux

I am new to linux. I was using windows for years now ,and my work from home was done by using vnc viewer. I use vnc to log into an linux system. Now I am using a linux system , is there any way i can ...
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Virtual Hotspot and VPN

I created an hotspot wireless with this script : http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html . All work fine. Now I would create a vpn and share the vpn with all mobile ...