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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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Ubuntu Private Tunnel OpenVPN goes to the wrong country [closed]

Google didn't say anything about this. After choosing San Jose, your internet traffic is directed to United Arab Emirates (UAE). After choosing Stockholm, your internet traffic is directed to ...
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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 ...
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VPN Not working, PPtP

today I was trying to set up a VPN. I have all the credentials and everything entered, but every time I try to connect, it says this. Here are the pictures for the steps I take to recreate this ...
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iptables: write UDPv4: Operation not permitted (code=1)

I am trying to set up a stateful firewall using iptables. It is for use on my desktop machine. Below are the contents of my firewall script: #!/bin/bash iptables-save > ...
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Network connect launches but crashes (juniper problem)

I am trying to get vpn working using Juniper on a machine running 64bit Ubuntu 14.10. My problem is similar to the one described here: Juniper Crashing right after launching Can somebody guide me ...
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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1>How does one create a hotspot on Ubuntu Touch ? 2> use a VPN…?

As per the title....has anyone achieved this yet? It seems that it is difficult to custom config anything on the touch unless you change over to read/write....but then you are cutting off OTA ...
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Use VPN route only for vpn range

When setting up a VPN connection using the UI (System settings => Network) the VPN connection is used as the default route after connecting to it. How can I avoid this? That is without assigning ...
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Route teamviewer out secondary routing table

First question on here and im a linux newbie so please go easy =). I have a VPN tunnel that all my traffic goes through unless it is specifically told to use a different route table, vpnBypass. I ...
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Connect to VPN using “Native Apple VPN” settings

I need to connect to a VPN. The only information provided to me to connect is: VPN (Native Apple) Type = IPSec Description = Identify as you wish Server = <ip.address> Network User Name = ...
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Openvpn configuration Issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lts and the error i get while configuring my openvpn file is that. The file 'TunnelBear Germany.ovpn' could not be read or does not contain recognized VPN connection ...
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PPTP through router to ubuntu server

I am trying to set up a VPN connection using PPTPd on a ubuntu server to access local machines under the same router as the ubuntu PPTP server. I followed the instructions on the ubuntu documentation ...
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I finally got pptp working… but where insert command to autostart it?

I was looking for a solution and finally found,I have to run in terminal: sudo modprobe nf_conntrack_pptp I don't know what it is, what this command is doing, I know only that i have to run this ...
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Selecting VPN in gnome network manager does nothing

I've read some other old posts and bug reports relating to this, but none of the fixes have worked. I have an OpenVPN connection listed in Gnome network manager, and when I select it from the ...
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IP addresses of DNS Queries Show Up Backwards in Wireshark

I have been using DNSCrypt with dnsmasq on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. When running a dumcap via Wireshark, I've noticed a couple of odd occurrences lately. Firstly, after disconnecting from my VPN, with ...
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OpenVPN disables DNS due to firewall

I'm trying to use an OpenVPN service with Network Manager. When I'm on wireless and activate the VPN, it works flawlessly, but when I'm on a wired connection, I have no Internet access. Through trial ...
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Aventail VPN tun0 dropping all packets

I'm using Aventail 10.7.1.449 on Ubuntu 14.10 and cannot connect via VPN anywhere, because all packets after the fix one are dropped: tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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How to connect to a VPN without using Unity network manager?

I have set up a VPN connection back when I used Unity instead of XFCE as DE for my Ubuntu 14.10. It worked well, but I can't find how I have to connect to it now under XFCE. Is there e.g. a panel ...
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Can Connect to OpenVPN but no internet access

I have set up an openvpn server, generated a certificate and downloaded it to my client machine. After importing the client.ovpn file in the network manager, I can still ssh into the server itself, ...
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OpenVPN: SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed

Im trying to use vpn to connect two internal networks using virtual machines. I have a virtual machine "gateway" and a virtual machine "client", and I want to connect to my gateway from client using ...
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IPSec site-to-site VPN - behind router

I want to setup site-to-site VPN between two routers. On one site is an Ubuntu router marked "A", on the other site is a Cisco small business router marked "C". Here you can see the draft: ...
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SoftEther VPN Server can't connect during set up.

So, I'm installing and setting up SoftEther's VPN Server on my Ubuntu 14.04, to play Kantai Collection, a browser based game thats only available to Japanese IP's. I encountered a fairly big problem. ...
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Power Management - OnSleep hook

Is it possible to have a script invoked when my PC decides to sleep or when it is put to sleep manually. What I am trying to do is to have a script that will take down my VPN and the SSH key, when ...
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OpenVPN HMAC Authentication Failure No Matter What I do?

I am having an issue with my openvpn server, running Debian Wheezy x64, and my client, running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It seems no matter what configurations I try, I get this error, over and over, a couple ...
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Teamviewer vpn install?

How can I install Team-viewer program for VPN feature? I dont see that option I have Ubuntu studio, Here is my screen-shot from Team-Viewer.
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Problems with VPN PPTP

I'm having trouble connect to vpn's public pptp, I can not connect smoothly and sail well on the internet about the vpn, so that after a while I can not browse web page no, my syslog file contains ...
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Mullvad VPN (openvpn) keeps disconnecting / reconnecting (14.04)

New user of Ubuntu 14.04 here. Thanks to the community for all the support with answering questions! The Mullvad VPN client breaks and re-establishes the connection every few minutes! In one example ...
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Network Manager StrongSWAN IPSec connection: add exception route

I just upgraded my VPN server from racoon to OpenSWAN (pfSense from 2.1 to 2.2), I managed to craft a working configuration for Ubuntu by following this wiki page. I added '0.0.0.0/0` as a subnet ...
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Route only traffic on specific port through VPN

I would like to route only traffic on a specific Port. In my case for torrents through a VPN. For Transmission the port is 51413 I think. I only found tutorials how to set this up on a router but I ...