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Setup resolvconf to query specific dns server based on domain?

I have a VPN through which I like to be able to hit the DNS servers for one domain and I have a local (to my subnet) DNS server I like to hit for another domain. Both are internal DNS servers so ...
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How do I run a vpn on my ubuntu computer and access with my android

I want to access the internet and do other stuff on my Android phone I want to use my computer as a source of that vpn connection. I used to use Team viewer but they don't use VPN for the mobile app. ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 7 / vpn/ ssh/ python

I have installed the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 recently. Initially I was facing issue with apt-get that I have resolved by remounting the partition with rw permission. Now when I try to install ...
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Setting up a VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

What is the easiest way to set up a VPN in Ubuntu? I asked this last time but nobody responded, please help, it's really killing me. I just want a VPN like Hotspot Shield, that masks my IP and ...
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import multiple VPN configurations

I can export a VPN configuration and reimport it on a different machine. But I need to do this for a dozen different connections (10>) on multiple machines. Is there anyway I can import these ...
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Error message when I want to connect to VPN gate

When I want to connect to vpn gate ,I get "vpn network service start failed" in Chinese,and syslog get msg like this Oct 20 13:28:15 sura-K55DR NetworkManager[1249]: <warn> nl_recvmsgs() error: ...
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Ubuntu as VPN router

Here's my situation: Remote network (10.0.0.x) in another city, with a Cisco VPN router Windows server (local) that I want to have on the same subnet as remote network On the Windows server I've ...
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setting VPN in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to connect to a vpn on Ubuntu 14.04 Got a lot of tutorials over the internet. Also refered to some questions on askubuntu.com, like this one How to access blocked sites?. But its still not ...
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Extreme difficulty setting up VPN

Oh my god, there are so many tutorials out there, and all of them involve complicated instructions that don't work. I'm really about to cry, and it's the first time I'm getting emotional over a ...
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Connection to tor network and proxy server fails after vpn connection or running a local server

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I am facing this weird issue which I never faced before. I am a university student. I have multiple proxy servers to which I connect for internet. Everything works fine when I am ...
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Routing particular services over VPN

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I need to connect to a SMB share that isn't local. The only way I can connect to it is over a VPN. The particular VPN service is Juniper. Connecting to the VPN is easy and ...
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Can't connect to vpn, what's wrong?

I'm new to ubuntu and having difficulties connection to my university VPN. I've looked over several similar questions but have been unable to find a solution that works for me. I'm trying to set up a ...
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Connect to Synology NAS via VPN (pptp or OpenVPN) [closed]

In Ubuntu, I want to connect to my Synology NAS through VPN pptp or OpenVPN. With Microsoft the VPN (pptp) connection has already been tested and seem to work just fine. But I can't get VPN to work ...
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MenuBar in the right corner doesn't work

My Menubar doesn't show the icons for "network-manager" and the "indicator-multiload". It worked fine until today. Here is a screenshot: I want that it looks like this: I'm using a VPN and ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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only internet in guest session

I ask for some help. I don't know why I don't have an internet connexion on my user session. Precisely, I don't know why my computer terminal search for a cache that doesn't exist now on my ...
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OpenVPN connection

Can someone please give me a hand. I've set up a VPN server. Edited the server.conf and everything seems to work fine. I go to my second computer and when I try to connect to the VPN I get the ...
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VPN not remembering password

The VPN will not save the password in dialog box, so it needs to be re-entered each time! Often despite having re-entered and re-saved the password it will still not connect until the machine is ...
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problem with Openvpn on openVZ VPS

Ok guys. I finally joined this forum after lond educational journey of linux :) I'm advocate of making research on my own before asking questions. But after several days of trying to figure this out I ...
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How do I split tunnel or bypass a VPN?

Disclaimer: I am a newb to Linux, and I am not a network administrator. I have a working knowledge of both of these things, but I'm no where near as proficient or smart as the rest of you. If I don't ...
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Strongswan IPSEC configuration and certificate problem

am trying to establish an ipsec tunnel between host-to-host pc. I'am able to configure the ipsec.conf but the cert. & key i created using openssl are not working. I'am using 2 virtual box linux pc ...
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Bonding TUN interfaces

I am trying to do VPN tunnels bonding as explained by Simon Mott - VPN bonding. But after doing the steps, and when I tried to start the bonding I got the same error message as in ...
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How to change pptp vpn remote password 12.04

I'm looking for a way to change my pptp VPN connection password on the remote server, is there any way to do this? I know that from windows if the password expires the connection automatically prompt ...
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Virtualbox VPN settings

I can connect to a VPN using NetworkManager, but I can't do it from Windows XP running as a guest OS. Unfortunately, the VPN is only to access local servers in my organization, and it isn't ...
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Cannot connect to a working VPN through Network indicator?

I have fully calibrated VPN connection with all the required settings but I cannot connect it through Network Indicator. However sometimes it works just fine and I can connect it. What might be the ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 SSTP VPN Connection through CLI only

I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 14.04 server to connect to my own VPN. This is a dev server that i use, that sometimes is behind some firewalls, which don't allow for certain ports i use during ...
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PPTP VPN connect fail

I have hard times connecting to my company VPN. The account credentials and the gateway is correct. The contents of /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<my-vpn>: connection] id=NL ...
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How do I make permanent static routing over a range of IPs?

I am a newb, so I apologize in advance. I'm trying to setup some permanent static routing so that my Plex can bypass my VPN. I have a list and range of IPs that I need to add, but I don't know how to ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN does not connect

I try to use VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32 bit but it fails and gives the message that the VPN service failed to start. How can I resolve this issue? Edit: The connection type is PPTP and I use the ...
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Connect Ubuntu Server to L2TP over IPSec Server

I have an application running on an Ubuntu Server. It needs to connect to a remote SQL server to collect data for the application. The remote server is behind a firewall device that is running an ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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A simple guide to setup a PPTP network between a Windows and an Ubuntu through GUI network manager

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection between my Ubuntu computer and my friends' windows computers for gaming purposes. There are a lot of guides (such as this) that describe how to do it in ubuntu but ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client

Is there a Debian/Ubuntu equivalent package of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client? If so then how do I install and use it?
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Setting up Juniper VPN on 14.04

I saw this post, but unfortunately continue to have issues as seen here: Does anyone have suggestions for fixing this issue? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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PPTP connection failures with client VPN

I'm running trusty on AWS and am trying to connect to a client's VPN. They use Softlayer, whose docs recommend connecting with PPTP. I've been able to connect successfully, but the connection is very ...
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pppd: LCP terminated by peer (peer refused to authenticate)

I'm confused, VPN client worked flawlessly on my virtual machine and today when I tried it failed to connect to L2TP VPN server... This is the log from my client VM, can someone help? I changed ...
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I cannot create a new VPN connection 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot actually create a VPN connectionor manage the network devices. When I am accessing the network connection using the network icon at the gnome ...
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Any way to connect to my PPTPD (VPN) while port 1723 is blocked?

I've set up a VPN/PPTPD Network on my VPS with the intention to bypass the blocked ports at my work and in the train so I can watch youtube and stuff. Now the problem is that when I try to connect to ...
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iked does not start but doesn't report a problem either

I installed Shrew Soft VPN client using the instructions from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13175823/how-can-i-install-shrew-soft-vpn-client-under-ubuntu-12-10 Everything seems to be working ...
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SoftLayer Desktop VPN client

I'm having an issue using SoftLayer's Desktop VPN client for linux. I've found that I am only able to successfully connect to my VPN secured services the first time I run the client. Every subsequent ...
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Accessing Ubuntu-based VPS from my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is, I want to connect to my Ubuntu VPS using my Ubuntu PC but it's not working. I tried ssh root@vps-ip-add but nothing ...
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Properly installing Cisco Secure Mobility Client on xUbuntu 14.04.1

I was following the steps documented here: https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-install-cisco-anyconnect-client-linux According to what I found: ...