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vpn client routing when “use this connection only for resources on its network” is checked

I cannot access to servers like 192.168.12.123 from vpn if "use this connection only for resources on its network" is checked in vpn settings/ipv4 settings/routes, but I can if this flag is unchecked. ...
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Network Manager is forgetting “Saved” VPN Credentials

In Ubuntu 15.04, I frequently VPN into Cisco devices relying on this package: sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc Since Ubuntu 7.04, I've been able to save my credentials once, and then VPN ...
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Setting up Proxy vs VPN

I doubt that my ISP is eavesdropping while I am using Internet. So I want to get anonymous from them. Please provide me some information which is best to be anonymous, VPN or Proxy. Also I want them ...
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Ubuntu Server automaticly connect to VPN at boot

I need to set up a server out in the field. The power and network conditions are not very good. The location is unmanned. I need the server to connect to a vpn every time it boots or re-connects to ...
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How to establish strongSwan IPsec/L2tp connection using gnome

I have successfully installed strongSwan on my ubuntu desktop and I am now trying to connect it to a L2TP server. The admin provided me with Username Password Gateway IP PSK From the top right ...
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Setting up softether vpn client

I downloaded the softether vpn client for my xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) but after that I am unable to proceed further. And they also don't have the installation guide for vpnclient ( they have for ...
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Internet connection only through VPN after forced shut down

When on campus, I can only access the internet via the university's VPN. The connection is established by the Cisco Annyconnect Client (version 4.1). I also set the proxy in the browser. All according ...
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Selectively route through VPN connection

For a single Ubuntu PC connected to the internet via a normal home router, and with a regular VPN connection as set up through the GNOME network tool, is it possible to apply any constraints as to ...
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How to fix PPTP split tunnel?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it is fully updated. I have established the vpn connection to the host vpn server using Network Manager with PPTP. However, when I check the "use this connection ...
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Connect OpenVPN with a config file behind http/https proxy

I would like to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN from the terminal openvpn --config client.ovpn , but I have to connect behind a http/https proxy for accessing internet. So, how do I set it ? ...
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Vpn connection problem with ubuntu 14.04

I'm using private internet access. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 x64 with home disk encryption. I install vpn with this tutorial https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/ubuntu-openvpn/ ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN is connected but won't change IP

I know very little, just want a VPN so I can browse in privacy. So... I downloaded the .ovpn file from CyberGhost, downloaded OpenVPN, put in the details and all that. At first it didn't connect to ...
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Relay Public IP's to remote clients with OpenVPN

Since the last few days I have been attempting different ways of accomplishing one thing that should be relatively simple; I have a Ubuntu VPS on my VMWare infrastructure at the datacenter with a ...
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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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AT&T VPN Client not working on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I am using AT&T VPN client for connecting customer secure zone. My connection is active and working fine when tried from Windows. But when I try to connect from Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), it just ...
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I can't connect with remote MySQL server via VPN

Help me pls. I am not an expert in networks. I need make a task, and download data from remote MySQL. Company gave me VPN coordinates of their server: PPTP, IP, username, password. Also they gave me ...
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using ...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN disconnects in corporate network and doesn't reconnect with same wifi all over the building

In my office the cisco anyconnect vpn disconnects on Ubuntu 14.04 if i move around. Sometimes even if i am just at one place. The wifi remains connected but vpn keeps disconnecting.
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How can I use two different network like tor or vpn for different apps?

I want to use different vpn or tor for different apps. For example I want my firefox network goes through tor and chromium goes through another tor.
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connect to PPTP VPN server

I have created a PPTP VPN server by following ubuntu's guide . Now i have my problem now is that my android phone could not connect to the pptp which i created.So i search and found this link for ...
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Share Folders can not be accessed from outside of the local network after the upgrade

Hope you any one of you brilliant mind could help me out with this issue as I am battling this for the past 2 weeks and can not find a way round. Here is the problem. I had Ubuntu 12 Server LTS. ...
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Been trying to install OpenVpn and Mullvad. followed many sets of instructions

Can I reverse all commands from the past 8 hrs since original command? I am afraid I may have made some mistakes. I think I may have halfway followed too many sets of instructions... Thanks
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openvpn connecting but no internet access ubuntu 14.04

im trying for several days to fix this , im relatively new to ubuntu . im trying to connect to openvpn . i tried network-manager plugin and in terminal with ovpn.conf file everything connects it says ...
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Nord VPN, can it be used?

I need to know if Nord VPN service can be used in Ubuntu 14.04? I got the subscrption while on WIndows8 but had a hard drive failure and loaded 14.04 onto the new HD. Now I need to see if I can get ...
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No route to host at network change, but only some programs

I have 2 Network connections and 1 VPN (OpenVpn). In Network manager I have connection 1 set to Auto-connect, Connection 2 not. OpenVPN is set not to Auto-connect. In etc/network/interfaces I have: ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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Setting up ipsec/l2tp/psk VPN

I am having a hard time getting a VPN setup - can someone point me in the right direction? I am connecting to a fortigate firewall and need l2tp/ipsec/psk support - im using ubuntu studio 14.04
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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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Can't connect to VPN using Checkpoint SNX

I've been using Checkpoint SNX to login into a vpn for the past 6 months and today upon using the command snx -s "my vpn" -u "user" the program appears to just fail without error or any kind of ...
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Open Swan - L2TP/IPSEC connection drops Ubuntu Studio 14.04

Since I cannot get an ipsec connection using strongswan I rolled my machine back to openswan and am using the Werner Jaeger L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9. Not too sure where to go from here - for the ...
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Can't Connect to Samba Server After Setting Up VPN

I had installed Samba by following this guide: Samba Guide for a while on my ubuntu server now, everything works fine until I installed OpenVPN to my server recently. After I have installed OpenVPN ...
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Accessing LAN assets via OpenVPN on 14.04

So I've setup a Pi with OpenVPN on my home network. Everything seems to communicate fine as I've tested it with the OpenVPN app on my android over cellular and external WLANs. I'm now at work where I ...
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Cisco VPN not connecting: no ifupdown configuration found

I am trying to connect to a Cisco VPN network using network-manager and vpnc. Until one week ago everything was working fine. Now suddenly the connection fails. The Log: Jul 25 21:09:12 ...
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DNS issues with Cisco VPN (vpnc) on 15.04

I'm having issues with DNS resolution of on-network servers. I can get them directly via IP address, however DNS lookup fails. Notes: I configured the VPN connection via NetworkManager. The ...
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pptp tunnel stalling with qbittorrent

Sometimes i like to have an extra layer of anonymity when downloading files from p2p networks using the torrent protocol. I establish a pptp conection using Debian PPPD, have a look at the settings ...
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The simplest way to implement a VPN?

I have a headless machine running Lubuntu that I'm using a file server. I already SSH into it, and use remote desktop from within my local network to do any maintenance I need, either on the desktop ...
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xubuntu 14.04 VPN connection has no network access

I am using the 'Network Connections' app under 'All Settings' to configure and connect to a VPN server for the purposes of accessing network resources and using Remote Desktop with Reminna. The VPN ...
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unable to connect to pptp vpn [closed]

Why won't this connect to my VPN? It's a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04, with network-manager, network-manager-pptp, pptp-linux, network-manager-pptp-gnome added. I have mimicked the setup from ...
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IPSEC/L2TP Ubuntu Studio 14.04 (Strongswan)

My first question: Does Ubuntu support IPSEC/L2TP/PSK vpn CLIENT? My Second Question: Is there a front end "Network Manager" that supports IPSEC/L2TP and PSK? Background: In my endeavors I came ...
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How to configure IPSec VPN on Ubuntu 15.04

In order to connect to the VPN I only need a few configuration options: server.domain.name PSK user pass What is the proper way to configure an IPSec VPN connection on my Ubuntu 15.04? I installed ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 missing device ppp0

Hey guys i upgraded my server from 14.10 to 15.04 and i noticed that VPN doesn't works , the configuration is exactly the same but it doesn't work. I read somewhere that I have to delete the route ...
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How to set TUN/TAP devices

I know that similar questions have been asked before and I did try to follow the instructions suggested by other users, but I still can't seem to solve my problem. I just signed up for HMA vpn. When I ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN on Ubuntu, but can on Android phone

I've followed this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer to set up my PPTP VPN Server. I can connect to the VPN via my Android phone, the phone can browse the internet via VPN. But ...
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HMA VPN ISSUES on chrome and firefox

Recently my HMA VPN doesn't seem to work on either Chrome or Firefox. It is strange. Usually it works, but just won't let me access the Internet, Wondering if anyone had any idea.
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4.0.6 kernel in which ubuntu version?

I think kernel 4.0.6 came with l2tp vpn support which is a must for me. (its so in another distro) Is there any xubuntu version that officially supports it or comes with this kernel? I know that there ...
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SSH to Server that is connected to VPN

My server should be connected to a VPN as a client. When I run the OpenVPN script (from HMA), the connection from my local machine to the server over SSH gets lost - connecting is not possible any ...
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Unable to activate VPN since last update

I have a custom VPN endpoint set up on Ubuntu using Point-to-Point protocol. This has worked fine for the last few months, but since updating Ubuntu (14.04) today, the connection does not work at all. ...
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Configure Ubuntu Guest on VM To Be Accessible from Internet/VPN

We have just installed nginx webserver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest on VirtualBox 4.3. My host runs Win 7. Basically I want the web-server to be accessible from LAN and outside world (using VPN ...
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How to configure pptp VPN connection to connect to PPTP VPN server?

How can I install and configure a VPN connection in my local ubuntu 12.04, to connect to a VPN server using pptp?
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Ubuntu Phone alternative browsers? VPN? Mysql client? Exchange client? [closed]

Got the Meizu MX4 with Ubuntu. But is there no alternative browser? I'd like to install other browser(s) with possible proxy configuration settings? The app store doesn't offer anything else? How ...