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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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My ip address is wrong (Kerio Control) [on hold]

When I check my IP here, it shows a wrong country. I think this is because I have tried to establish a VPN connection using kerio. I have downloaded the package ...
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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 ...
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Can someone make these VPN configuration instructions more clear to a layman?

I use a VPN service inside a virtual machine running Lubuntu. It's worked well for years, but recently something has changed and the connection speeds are crazy slow. I googled for solutions, and I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: ...
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Vpn problems with Ubuntu 12.04 are driving me mad. What further issue(s) could be contributing? And how do I fix it?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have had to manually configure my vpn since the network manager just wont connect for unknown reasons. Additionally I cannot use openvpn or vpnc as I don't have assess to a ...
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Restrict Deluge to tun0 only but allow Deluge Web UI over eth0

After many searches I have been able to restrict deluge network traffic to only the VPN interface tun0 using the following command: sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --uid-owner deluge \! -o tun0 -j ...
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probleme with vps connection device

I bought a VPS with Ubuntu and I installed VNC and I would like to use a VPN account to change my IP address when I want. I have set up OpenVPN and configuration, but when I click on my VPN account ...
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getting openconnect vpn to work through network-manager

this is the same issue as here: Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui , but my additions to it were deleted and i was asked to create a new question. in fact, there are a number of folks asking ...
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Wifi Notifications Not Working in Ubuntu 15.04

Recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. At some point in the last week or so, my notifications for connecting and disconnecting to wifi stopped working. This is particularly annoying because I use an ...
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network acces from a ubuntu client to servers

I use ubuntu 15.04 and absolutely new to this OS. This is first time to use Linux OS as a personal desktop OS. Before that, I used to use windows for years. Now I was asked by my client to connect ...
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VPN connection can be created, but cannot be enabled

I've successfully created different VPN connections for L2TP and PPTP. They both can be seen in the tray, but they're greyed-out, so cannot be picked. network-manager-pptp, pptp-linux and ...
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How can I export all my VPN PPTP connections to known Ubuntu machines?

I have a lot of VPN connections and wonder how can I ease the process of exporting or entering them all at once (about 50) to any of my Ubuntu machines. There should be an application for ...
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Aventail Web VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to convert from Windows to Ubuntu (finally). I got everything working fairly easily, including several different VPNs, but this last one is giving me issues. I have one client that ...
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Route all LXC container traffic through host VPN connection

I have a host with an OpenVPN connection working on tun0 but not routing traffic through it. How would I configure an LXC container to route all it's traffic through the OpenVPN connection on tun0 ...
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How do I enabel my VPN on my standard account?

I use a VPN client named MullvadVPN I have to use from time to time. I use a Standard profile for my day to day work and the problem is that the VPN client have to have Sudo access to run. And since I ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Cisco AnyConnect network traffic when running on Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and found that whenever I open a vpn connection using cisco anyconnect I immediately see a lot of outbound network traffic. This only stops ...
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Freshclam is not updating to new version while running juniper host checker

This is Suresh ,while i am connecting to a VPN using juniper host checker it throws an error "Reasons: /usr/bin/freshclam is 19 days old, expect: less than 14 days"........Please! look into this ...
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Cisco AnyConnect Compatible VPN (openconnect) in Ubuntu 15.04?

I installed Cisco AnyConnect Compatible VPN (openconnect) $ sudo apt-get install network-manager-openconnect Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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UFW & VPN : How to allow reconnection

Here are the rules of my firewall : deny outgoing deny incoming allow out from any to any on tun0 (alow just the traffic from the VPN) However, I am forced to disable ufw when I want to start my ...
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Proxy VPN settings in Network Manager: for remote or local?

So I am at some place with a normal (direct) internet connection and want to go through a remote network (my work) where I need a proxy to access the internet. Thus, I need to configure also a proxy ...
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Cannot connect to VPN ubuntu 14.04

I'm using hide.me I followed the tutorial, but I cannot connect to the vpn. It shows up in the menu, but I cannot select it, it just does nothing. I think it should be common sense to allow for an ...
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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 ...