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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 ...
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I can't get any L2TP + IPSEC client to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with pre-shared key, can you?

Such a simple question, why is it so difficult to get working? It seems unbelievable but I haven't found a single solution to this that actually worked. Which is why I'm actually asking this ...
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how can create l2tp vpn conncection and disable IPSec in 15.04?

My company give me just username and pasword with the server address for L2TP vpn connection and say to disable IPSec for connecting, They are have Win and Mac Tutorial for using the VPN but don't ...
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IP PORT forward request through VPN

I premise I'm not a network expert, so please don't blame me if I'm going to write something fool. I applied the instructions here: IP/PORT forward requests to another server to make the same ...
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How to connect to a VPN using ubuntu 12.04?

One of my friends Shared his VPN credentials with me. Now I have VPN Address: vpn.example.com VPN User: user1 VPN Pass: 4321456fvg VPN Shared Key: ThisIsPassKey Server Name: Odoo-01 Server IP: ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN server

I'm facing issues when trying to connect to a windows vpn server. On my win 8 I can connect without problem; when I go to my ubuntu I can't connect to the vpn. It is the same desktop, so the same ...
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Forwarding all Internet Traffic over VPN (PPTP UFW)

I've set up a VPN using the guide here but what I cannot seem to get working is forwarding all my internet traffic over the VPN. I can connect and view the other machines on my network. I am using ...
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How do I enable the PPTP addition dialogue when using a regular user in Debian Wheezie under Gnome Unity?

I just installed openvpn, pptp and vpnc. Under the user I am using, I am unable to create a PPTP connection as the dialogue is grayed out. Under the root user login, I can with no problems, however I ...
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Connecting to a VPN only works from the login screen

I setup a new connection through network manager to my work's pptp VPN. When I'm logged into my account, when I select the VPN connection from the network manager applet it does nothing. The error I ...
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IKEv2 VPN server with strongswan: Multiple clients behind the same NAT

I installed and configured strongswan to run IKEv2 VPN. But can't make multiple clients to be able to connect to the server. The clients are behind the same NAT and only one device (rarely two) can ...
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How to redirect all internet traffic to SSH tunnel?

First, I'm not a computer expert, I know a bit about networking and its stuff. I'm just an average computer user. So here's the question, I set up an ssh tunnel on my Linux machine with the following ...
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DNS routing after PPTP connection

I use a PPTP VPN to connect to my work's environment, but don't know how to configure DNS resolution the way it seems appropriate. When I connect via Network Manager I get two servers in ...
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openconnect either no internet or no network access

I tried to use openconnect as alternative cisco-pvn client. When connecting to the vpn, my internet connection gets lost but my intranet connection works. This is a common problem and the suggestion ...
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Ubuntu PPTP VPN to Buffalo Router VPN,

With my Windows laptop, I would connect via PPTP VPN, it worked fine. Now, through Ubuntu 15.04, it connects, but disconnects again after about 30 seconds. You can see the IP that gets assigned via ...
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Create OpenVPN Server that connect to another OpenVPN IP

i have an ubuntu servers on DigitalOcean, the cheap $5/monthly. and i want to create an openvpn server there. but on the server, i need to connect it to another openVPN ip (company server) too. is ...
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VPN server on ubuntu enabling NAT problem! please help

Hi I am trying to Create a vpn server on a vps which is running ubuntu percise 12.04. I have already installed pptpd and I have enabled ip forwarding but when I try to enable NAT with this command : ...
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How to port forward to Transmission behind VPN?

I'm trying to set up the transmission web GUI to run, but I don't know how (or even if I need) to port forward from behind my VPN. I've got the port set to 9091, but that's only on my local host ...
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Cannot 'Ping' my server from client in PPTP VPN?

Recently i set up a server and a client using PPTP VPN . I can connect to the server,but cannot do anything else. I cannot Ping,SSH to the server from client and vice versa. For setting Iptables for ...
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Vpn icedtea plugin

Id like to connect to my work through checkpoint vpn by browser for this i nead to install java component plugin - icedtea - is this plugin available in ubuntu 15.04 as default? or i need to download ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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VPN - short read (-1): 'Message too long'

So I'm trying to use my VPN at a hotel wifi where I'm on a vacation, but for some reason I get this annoying problem. When I connect to my VPN in about a few seconds it breaks, and syslog shows: Jun ...
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I cant use my Mullvad VPN on ubuntu?

I have opened the mullvad client and put in my account number that they gave me. I have also paid through bitcoin for a vpn and on their website it says that it has been received but on the terminal ...
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How to setup Remote Desktop Client through VPN.

I am able to connect my system at office via vpn through mstsc in windows. But in ubuntu I don't know what to put in KDE Remote Desktop Cilent. All I needed to connect in windows through ...