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How do I get this Cisco VPN client to connect?

I've got Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit and installed network-manager-vpnc and configured the connection but I keep getting this: NetworkManager[1217]: <info> Starting VPN service ...
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How do I install the Cisco VPN client?

What is best way to install a Cisco VPN client application in Ubuntu?
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How do I set up a virtual private network in VirtualBox?

I am trying to set up a VPN in a virtual box machine running Ubuntu 10.10. All attempts so far have failed and even when I set up the VPN it keeps saying failed connection. Any help at all here would ...
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Run OpenVPN service on connection to internet

How can I make a OpenVPN run automatically whenever my system is connected to the internet?
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Do any NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6?

Do any of the NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6? The two I've tried so far (PPTP and StrongSwan) only show an "IPv4" tab. I would have thought at least the IPsec one would support IPv6?
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Where are VPN configuration files imported by Network Manager saved?

I've imported an OpenVPN configuration file that behaves differently when trying to connect from Network Manager and command line. I would like to see what the imported configuration file looks like.
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How do I run a script after OpenVPN has connected successfully?

How can I associate a script to OpenVPN so that it runs when the VPN is connected successfully?
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Config import on network-manager-openvpn

I'm trying to use a free service using the OpenVPN protocol using OpenVPN's GUI module in the network manager. The config worked perfectly well as .ovpn on Windows. The behavior in Windows is such ...
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Exempt programs from using active VPN connection

When I connect to a VPN, all my network traffic is automatically routed through it. Is there a way to add exemptions to that? I don't know if adding exceptions has anything to do with the VPN ...
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Enforce VPN connection to access the Internet

I'm using a VPN when I'm online at an unencrypted wifi. Unfortunately, at my university the connection is quite unstable and at every reconnect the VPN connection is terminated and I manually need to ...
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Cisco VPN connection using CertStore as in Windows

In Windows I was using Cisco VPN client to connect with VPN. In connection properties I set only hostname and choose certificate which are stored in C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN ...
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Hamachi² configuration file… Where is it?

I recently installed hamachi² and haguichi on my 10.10 machine. It works, but it loses its connection every few minutes and I have to reconnect. I looked into this, and apparently I need to set the ...
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Is it possible to add a notification message when a VPN gets connected?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and I use to connect to a pptp VPN, everything works perfectly, when i start my VPN connection I can see that the connection is in progress from the NetworkManager icon, and I ...
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How to connect to windows pptp vpn?

The VPN Server gave me an exe file - connection manager - to connect to the server. Instead, I created a pptp vpn connection under nm-applet, entering only Host, Username & password. Later I ...
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Using CheckPoint SNX with RSA SecurID Software Token to connect to VPN

I have a fairly specific issue that I'm hoping someone else out in the community has had to tackle with success. My company uses CheckPoint VPN clients on Windows XP machines with RSA SecurID ...
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VPN connection breaks internet

After installing OpenVPN properly (network-manager-openvpn) and setting up my VPN, I am not able to connect to any internet page or access anything that's remote. Pinging stuff is totally dead. I ...
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VPN connection shortcut

Is there a way to create a desktop shortcut to a VPN connection, like in Windows? Basically, once clicked, it asks for the login information and connects. Thanks in advance.
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How to resolve “error loading libxml2.so.2” when installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client on Maverick 64-bit. I'm getting the following errors: Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client ... Removing previous installation... ...
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Cannot mount a CIFS network share over VPN

I have setup u VPN connection to our Windows 2008 server at the office and it seems to work fine. For some reason, however, I still am not able to access the network shares over a VPN connection ...
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Getting connected to VPN but other sites not opening

I am on 10.10 and have been able to get connected to a VPN server. But the problem is I can't open any other sites when I am connected to VPN. It's working in Win though, where I was able to browse ...
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PPTP VPN connection with dd-wrt terminates

I have problems with connection to DD-WRT router with PPTP server installed. Win7 has no problems with connection to it. But in Ubuntu I'm getting all the time: Dec 28 21:52:14 IT-nb pppd[4209]: ...
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Problems with Cisco QuickVPN client

I've bought a Cisco RVS4000 router, and have set up VPN on the box. The only way to connect to it seems to be through a client called QuickVPN, which Cisco only releases for windows. I've ...
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How can I troubleshoot “VPN Connection Failed”?

Is there anyway to get an error log for a failed VPN connection attempt? All I get is this notification and I have no idea where to go from there:
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How do I setup routing through a PPTP VPN?

I have created a PPTP connection back to my office, and managed to setup routing as suggested in this question, so that everything outside the office LAN keeps going to my current default gateway. ...
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How to start VPN service manually? [closed]

Since this morning I cannot connect to pptp vpn. when I click on NetworkManager applet and select the vpn it says: VPN connection fail The VPN connection "whatever" failed because vpn service ...
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How do I install Openvpn Keys?

How do I get the keys & certificate to work on openvpn client? I have been given those by the VPN provider. But openvpn needs more than user key & cert?
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Why hamachi time-outs after 5 minutes or so?

I installed Hamachi and Hamachi-GUI, on both my girlfriend's PC and Netbook. After 5 minutes or so (even if i keep using it during that time) it loses its online-connection. I have to go offline, ...
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VPN issues on web browsing

I'm using Maverick and this is the setup: Our router connects us to the company's VPN through which we can access some internal websites. I have to connect also to a customer's VPN in order to use ...
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Is there a free VPN service that works on Ubuntu? [closed]

I use Hotspot Shield (Free VPN) on the Windows. Do anyone know of a similar tool or service for Ubuntu? that: Would not require me to have any server. would hide my IP. Would effectively tunnel all ...
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After connecting through my work's VPN, why can't I access resources using DNS?

I followed the below guide which allows me to access my work's resources via VPN. Following the guide worked perfectly. ...
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Ubuntu VPN Using Sonicwall

The only thing keeping me from blowing away the crappy Vista install on my Toshiba laptop and going pure Ubuntu is the fact that I need to VPN to work and they use Sonicwall. Due to some proprietary ...
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PPTP VPN on Non-Standard Port [closed]

How can I run a VPN connection on a non-standard port? I have set up a VPN on my router running DD-WRT which I connected to my main router. I have forwarded the port to port 90 and can not connect to ...
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No Network Manager icon in the notification area, so I can't use my VPN connection

I've added a VPN using System > Preferences > Network Connections. However, I can't see how to switch it on, because there's no Network Manager icon in the notification area! nm-applet is running as ...
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How can I use NetworkManager in GDM?

I need to connect to a specific wireless network before being able to successfully connect to my user account, since it needs access to a secured LDAP server. The same applies when I am outside of ...
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Connecting to VPN prevents access to normal web sites

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed with OpenVPN, and when I connect to a VPN, http access to non VPN sites stops working, until I close the VPN connection. To be more specific, both Chrome and Firefox stop ...
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How to seamlessly connect two LAN's?

I'm going to connecting two LAN's in some way, I imagine some form of VPN tunnel between the gateway/router on each side. Both routers have Ubuntu-server 10.04 installed, but the only vpn-like ...
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Create a hamachi like NAT based VPN tool

Is there a tool like Hamachi (https://secure.logmein.com/US/products/hamachi2) which works on ubuntu? Bonus points if it can be paired with something running on windows/mac.
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Is there a way to link a VPN (tun0) adapter to a fake physical (ethX) adapter?

Is there a way to link a VPN (tun0) adapter to a fake physical (let's say ethX) adapter?