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xubuntu: no indicator when VPN is activated

In ubuntu, when a VPN connection is made, the network icon in the status bar will have a lock added to it. But in Xubuntu this is not the case. This is a bit annoying since I have to go up and click ...
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How to detect if an OpenVPN connection has disconnected?

I have a machine that is connected to a VPN through OpenVPN. Is there a way to detect if the connection has dropped and run a script in the event of the disconnect?
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Help please to setup VPN

I use VPN from www.privateinternetaccess.com My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.1. The VPN provider provided me with Beta version of special software which kills all traffic of PC except VPN so if VPN is turned ...
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how to run private internet access software from /user/local

So I installed private internet access software in /user/local because it was not connecting to a server. I read that cause of encrypted home directory it wouldn't run, something to do with suid, ...
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Troubleshooting pptpd

I'm trying to set up a pptpd server on Ubuntu 14.04 server, installed on a VPS. I've installed pptpd and set it up according to this tutorial, except for the ufw bits where I used raw iptables ...
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PPTPD VPN it's not working

About a month ago I set up a VPN in the same way as this, only that this does not work. These are the logs but i didn' understand what's the problem, sorry for my english. pptpd[1127]: CTRL: Client ...
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vpn configuration

i have gone through the below given step to configure vpn in my system but still its not working so please tell me how to complete and access vpn. -> install Cisco VPN open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+ T) and ...
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Cisco VPN cannot connect to server

I followed this link to install and configure VPN for my pc. After that I connected to VPN and I saw the message: VPN connection successfully established. However, when I check my IP before and after ...
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VPN window doesn't apear

I'm a new Ubuntu user and i use it alongside win 7. I've done some update and since then I've not been able to use my VPN connection. I click on it and it doesn't even show any window. How can i make ...
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Tunneling VPS Traffic over FrootVPN

I have an Ubuntu VPS that I've been using as a SOCKS5 proxy for a while now. I've recently been trying to additionally encrypt everything through a VPN tunnel. I signed up for a FrootVPN account and ...
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Why does Mullvad VPN asks my rootpassword when starting up

Can anyone please help me to understand about Mullvad VPN. When I start it, I'am asked for my rootpassword. Is this normal? Does Mullvad get my rootpassword sent? Did I configure Mullvad the wright ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - PPTPD fails to start

I need some help here setting up my VPN. Everything is configured properly, but pptpd server fails to start. Here's what happens: # /etc/init.d/pptpd status * /usr/sbin/pptpd is not running # ...
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problem with network connection

I have problem with network manager and nm-applet. the network icon doesn't show up in the panel. also I can not login into a network from network manager because the password screen is missing. in ...
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VPN Unlimited failure on Lubuntu 12.04.1

My Lubuntu 12.04.1 install of VPN Unlimited's client failed about a month after its first use, and their online docs do NOT match the Linux version they provide. I asked for help with these details on ...
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VPN between Ubuntu server (14.04.1 LTS ) AND Cisco ASA 5510

I have an Ubuntu server (14.04.1 LTS ) that should connect to a Cisco ASA 5510 (Adaptive Security Appliance). I have tried - to use Racoon without any success. Not even phase 1 is successful. The ...
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How to configure VPN server on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Can any one explain me to how to configure VPN server in Ubuntu 14..? am about to deploy a VPN server for my firm next week please help me.. Thank you in advance.
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Streaming music from Ubuntu Server 14 over VPN

Apologies if this has been asked already - I've been searching around and haven't found anything too helpful for what I'm looking to do. I'm looking to have my Ubuntu Server(14) host my music and ...
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How to find a bad update, i.e. revert to version of a specific date and then step forward

Pursuant to this issue: Can't connect to VPN on 14.04 LTS So the last time my VPN client worked was ~20 days ago. I checked with the ISP and they say "No problem", I checked with my company's ...
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Can't connect to VPN on 14.04 LTS

I think this is a known issue in other versions. From /var/log/syslog: Nov 3 15:13:55 somemachine NetworkManager[1048]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Nov 3 15:13:55 somemachine ...
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Set frootvpn as global VPN

I can't set frootvpn as default VPN layer in my Ubuntu 14.04. Following the official guide I succeded in activating it for the time being, but after restarting I have to do the last step again. I ...
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Why does OpenVPN Access Server have two Virtual Interfaces?

I am trying to configure OpenVPN Access Server to allow connected users to access resources on the host machine and I am a bit lost with the use of two Virtual Interfaces. Why does OpenVPN Access ...
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OpenVPN Username/Password

An OpenVPN server is installed on Ubuntu 14.04. This server is working for remote users to access local network. Each user has his own certificates generated by the CA (OpenVPN server itself). What is ...
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Routing Problem OpenVPN / KVM

I've set up a rented root server with KVM and OpenVPN. In order to administrate VMs without a public IP the VM guests are connected to a Host/Guest private network: 10.10.10.0. Now i want to access a ...
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How to create a script that will connect to a specific network

Using the integrated Network Manager, I created a new VPN Connection, called 'My VPN'. When I click it, it connects - great. Now I need to automate it a bit. Is it possible to write a script which ...
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Crashing Network Settings after importing tunnelbear file

I've been trying to use a vpn connection provided by TunnelBear but everytime I tried to import the file Ubuntu crashes, does anyone knows how can I setup the vpn manually in OpenVPN? If not can ...
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software to create a VPN

This is Arslan. I am software engineering student and don't know much about ubuntu. Actually I was just looking for some software that can configure a VPN connection automatically for me :P I know ...
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Routing all traffic over PPtP VPN connection

I am working at the university and on our network we have installed some licenses of software (e.g. Matlab) that we can only use when we are connected to our network. I would like to use these ...
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crontab and running nmcli in a script

I am trying to come up with some way of making a persistent VPN connection, so if it drops (as it does from time to time) the connection will be remade. I though using crontab would be the best way to ...
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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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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 ...