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How do I connect to an L2TP IPSec VPN using a PSK on 15.04?

I've installed StrongSwan and the network manager helper and I have the options in the applet for VPN, but it only supports certificate configuration, not PSK entry. I've tried to add the PSK into ...
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Cannot connect to VPN at all after upgrading my router

I am using UBuntu 15.04 I previously had a TPLink Modem+Router and I was able to flawlessly connect to the VPN on my Ubuntu 15.04 without any issues. Than I upgraded to a DLink 2750u Modem+Router and ...
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Apartment Network Issue

Ok so I'm trying to SSH into my home machine from work/school. Problem is, even though I set up my router appropriately, I can only ssh into it when I am in my apartment's network (not my own ...
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Network Manager VPNC

I am trying to connect to an Xauth Ipsec VPN, I have entered all my relavent infromation and the VPN seems to fail without an error that I can debug. Uses Username/password, Group name and then a ...
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How can I use Ubuntu server 14.04 to remotely access my homenetwork?

At home I have a server with Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. This homeserver is mainly used for backups and storage of family files within the network (for this I use owncloud). I want to gain access ...
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Share uncensored internet over wifi

In my country many websites are blocked. I use openvpn, ssh tennels and socks proxies on linux to access uncensored internet. Is there a way I can share the uncensored internet over wifi so that ...
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OpenVPN doesn't connect on Ubuntu, but works on windows

Cannot deal with openvpn connection. It works on windows, but on Ubuntu linux 15.04 script end 'Initialization Sequence Completed' and unaccessible .local resources. I checked many links and answers, ...
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Firefox/Clementine only use eth0 as gateway but not eth1

hy! I have two nics, that are configured via dhcp, internet is reachable via both: 1) 192.168.15.x gateway 192.168.15.1 2) 192.168.1.x gateway 192.168.1.1 Sometimes 1 is down via the firewall (as ...
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automatically unmount sshfs network drives before VPN disconnects on suspend

Reasonably new linux user here. For my work, I regularly mount two network drives via sshfs in Xubuntu 15.05. Now I've written a little bash script to mount/unmount both drives & create a symlink ...
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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PPTPD failed after upgrading ubuntu server to 15

I have a ubuntu server 14 with working pptpd. But after it upgraded to 15 with do-release-upgrade, the pptpd is failed. I can start this service, but it won't accept any connection from client. I ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed after 1-2 min (14.04)

My pptp vpn connection always failed after 1-2mins I'm try solving it by http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2222063 and also check the "Use point-to-point encryption" box. but its still failed ...
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PPTP VPN not working on Ubuntu 15.04, but works on Ubuntu 14.04/10

I occasionally need to VPN to my work's network which is an all Windows shop. The VPN protocol we use is PPTP. I have been running Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (Unity) for about a year, and did not have any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 has very poor PPTP connectivity

Under my university circumstances, I should connect to a PPTP VPN to access to the Internet. Thus a high perfomace and bug-free PPTP client is a essence for me. When I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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configuring vpn with strongswan

I need to do a vpn site-to-site, the company to integrate with gave me these params. Gateway : 41.xxx.xx.xx Host IP : 41.xxx.x.xx port xxxx Transform set : esp-aes-256 esp-md5-hmac Pre-shared key ...
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14.04: Clicking a VPN connection in the network icon menu does nothing

This is identical to (Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04) with the one exception that it is a PPTP connection and not OpenVPN. Usually when I click a connection in the menu the ...
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VPN SSTP support in ubuntu network manager … [ubuntu 15.04, 64bits]

I've downloaded these DEB packages from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ libsstp-client0_1.0.9_amd64.deb sstp-client_1.0.9_amd64.deb network-manager-sstp_0.9.8.8-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
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How to connect to L2TP over IPSec VPN?

I'm having trouble connecting to my company's VPN on Ubuntu 15.04. It uses L2TP over IPsec, and I have a username, password and shared secret. How do I connect?
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How to access a IPSec VPN from ubuntu server 14.04

We have configured IPSec VPN in our office using fortigate firewall device 40C. We have a two ubuntu server 14.04 one in office and the other in my home. The server in my home will rsync the datas ...
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port forwarding in a pptp server

hello and thxs again for all your wonderful help i have a pptp server running in a VPS server as a KVM node i have multiple sites that have a DVR camera recording station my problem is that these ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN no internet

Hi I have an OpenVPN server on my VPS machine. I can successfully connect to my VPN but I have not internet connection. openvpn.log: Sat May 2 12:25:23 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.2 i686-pc-linux-gnu [SSL ...
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Can't connect to PPTP server on Ubuntu 14

I am trying to set up a PPTP server on an Ubuntu VPS hosted at Digital Ocean. Just something simply and with basic encryption to use when I'm away from my home and office connections. I've tried ...
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long delay to connect to vpn with network-manager

I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and since then it takes ages to connect to vpn (vpnc) from the network-manager. First, I hit this bug which makes nm-applet unavailable at startup. After starting it ...
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Ubuntu server connect to VPN

How do I connect to an external pptp VPN with my Ubuntu server machine? All I can find is tutorials either for Ubuntu Desktop or using Ubuntu Server as the VPN server.
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Systemd: Some lines were ellipsized

I would like to install vpnautoconnect on Kubuntu 15.04. After compilation (no ppa available), the deamon can't start: $ systemctl status vpnautoconnect.service ● lvpnc.service - LSB: Start the ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare can't connect to VPN

I'm Using 14.04 on VMWare and try to connect VPN, I"m create a connection by Network-Manager,when connect, it will show that "VPN Connection Failed" every time. At first, I think it happen from ...
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How to run OpenVPN as unprivileged user with Network Manager?

Recently I noticed that when running openvpn as a client on my friends Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 system, the actual openvpn deamon is running as root. $~:ps aux | grep openvpn root <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> S ...
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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 15.04?

This post worked perfect for 14.04 as well as 14.10. But for 15.04 there seems to be a strange issue. The application starts and gets a tunnel ip addresses but doesn't forward any traffic. The bytes ...
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can't open certain websites, using VPN or not

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and Firefox, and even installed and tried Midori. When I try to open certain websites, by either clicking the link from a search engine, or directly typing the address into the ...
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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...
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CISCO VPN ubuntu 14.04

My VPN connection has suddenly failed. It was working fine last week but this week it just refuses to start. I checked the syslog using: $ less /var/log/syslog | grep NetworkManager and i receive ...
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Activating VPN fails always after temporary loss of internet connection

I have a few correctly set up VPN connections and use them frequently with nmcli. This works most times, but occasionally I can't connect any more with none of my saved VPNs: ...
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Xubuntu - missing checkbox “connect VPN automatically”

I'm trying to make my VPN connect automatically (on startup or when I got disconnected from Wifi) and most of users have a checkbox directly in network-manager. I don't. I thought I have old ...
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Server - connect to existing PPTP vpn and serve web traffic over vpn

I need to extend access to my database backed application to remote members of my team. This application is hosted on an Ubuntu server. Some of the data we're storing is protected by a contract ...
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OpenVPN: Cannot access local IP adresses

I did set up OpenVPN-AS (32 bit) as described here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04 After installing OpenVPN I upgraded my Ubuntu ...
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PPTP VPN in ubuntu cannot connect

I use ubuntu 14.04,Today when I connect to my pptp vpn,it failed;And I do not know how to do it. I see the following messages in /var/log/syslog: Apr 14 12:20:29 Lenovo-G470-ubuntu ...
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop to Ubuntu 14.10 Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop successfully installed on a dedicated PC but now wish to install Ubuntu 14.10 Server instead as I want to setup my own cloud server and also an Open VPN server. Is it ...
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How do I fix a DNS leak?

Now that I'm using a VPN 24/7, I've been looking to enhance my privacy further and discovered the phenomenon called "VPN leaks"... Further investigation has revealed that my computer does in fact, ...
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Query the DNS server(s) that are used for VPN

Is there a robust way to show which DNS servers are currently used by dnsmasq? The suggested Command-line to list DNS servers doesn't seem to help when VPN is active, and searching in syslog is not ...
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OpenConnect VPN taking a long time to show the dialog box

The VPN I connect to (a Cisco AnyConnect VPN) normally pops up the connection dialog box for username and password (I have two factor auth) very quickly, but today it took a really long time ...
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Ubuntu VPN connection worked fine until restart of laptop

http://pastebin.com/zB5sHMtv Here is what I get when I run tail -f /var/log/syslog and try to connect to my VPN. It was working fine till I restarted my laptop, and now I cannot connect, while my ...
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Can I specify which VPN connection “wraps” another?

I have a VPN connection (say private) setup on a server, which is used as access point. Now, sometimes, I need another VPN connection (say business) to be established (specifically, a cisco one) in ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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VPN connection 14.04-Not able to connect

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot connect to a VPN connection. I am very new to Ubuntu. All the add ons of genome network manger shows checked and installed. I am able to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connecting wifi with WPA2 and failed VPN

This is odd, I recently received a new modem with built in wifi from my service provider. On the old router I was running WEP, now I am running WPA2-PSK (AES). I kept my old wifi router up as backup. ...
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I'm connected to wifi but cannot access the internet except thru VPN (14.04)

I've had 14.04 for a while now and love it. The other day, out of the blue, I cannot load pages through any of my browsers or other programs unless I am connected to my VPN. All other machines in the ...
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Cant connect to OpenVPN because of Invalid VPN secrets

So I signed up for a vpon and installed it properly and had it working. Yesterday I had a problem where I needed to completely reinstall Ubuntu. I re-set-up my vpn connection and now i'm running into ...
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14.04 - Unable to connect Windows PPTP VPN

I am trying to connect a Windows PPTP VPN. I created VPN connection through the Network configuration in the Settings. I configured VPN credentials such as gateway, username and password. Nothing ...
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How to store OpenVPN password when using a static-challenge

I use two factor authentication for OpenVPN, and I am doing that using the static-challenge directive. I also want to store my VPN username and password. I tried doing this using auth-user-password ...