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DNS problems in Ubuntu 14.04

My current /etc/resolv.conf looks like this: nameserver 192.168.1.254 nameserver 10.23.0.1 search home My basic problem is that I want to use different nameservers, such as Google's nameservers, ...
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Autoconnect to vpn Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

After upgrading to ubuntu gnome 16.04 network manager doesnt let me select "automatically connect to vpn" in the options. This was an extremely useful feature. Also, is there any way to disconnect ...
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Using VPN tunnel for subnet traffic only with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

I try to connect to a network by vpn. The client is a "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client". Installation was no problem, access to the new network works as well. Sadly, using this client seems to ...
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Remotely Ubuntu management & monitoring?

I have a bunch of PC's running ubuntu and have them configured on that way that I can connect via VPN with bunch of ports. I have issues monitoring them as /var/ partitions, RAM "magically" missing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server should block specific websites over OpenVPN

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 server to host an OpenVPN server on it. Now I need to block some websites/IPs to prevent abuse over the OpenVPN server. Is there a 'good' way (without using the hosts file)...
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pptpd in 16.04: can't establish the connection

I can install pptpd in 14.04 using this short (9 steps) script: https://github.com/MdNor/digital-ocean-pptp-vpn/blob/master/ubuntu But it doesn't work in 16.04: Windows client prints that it can't ...
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Cannot install / setup the Open VPN in Ubuntu Mate 15.10

I am a new user of Ubuntu,i was using windows for so long but really dont miss it but i am having issues trying to install / setup the open vpn ... I get this in the mate terminal when i try to ...
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Block internet if vpn connection drops

Trying to set up gufw so that it if my vpn connection drops, my computer won't be able to access the internet any more. My plan was to block all outgoing, but allow only a connection to the IP of my ...
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WiFi stopped working after VPN configuration

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro 12,1 the other day and everything worked well out of the box including WiFi. Then I setup VPN from privateinternetaccess.com using their .deb package and ...
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Connect to Putty Using VPN

When i was trying to connect Putty using Virtual Private Network (p p tp), i am getting below error: Server Unexpectedly closed (window). i got the specified IP address shell, and asked me to enter ...
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How to setup a VPN on Ubuntu Phone for the Nexus 4?

When I go to "Add Manual Configuration", I can't find a way to get my vpn to work. After I create it, immediately a notification comes and states, VPN Connection Failed The VPN connection 'somename'...
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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 [closed]

I try to setup a vpn client on my ubuntu desktop. I know that some packet are now deprecated and not supported in 16.04. I've tried to run sudo apt-get install strongswan network-manager-strongswan ...
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Samba share distributed on VPN subnet

I am trying to connect to a Samba share through a VPN I set up using OpenVPN. Both, Samba and OpenVPN are set up within a Virtual Machine runnning Ubunutu 14.04. On the client side I'm using several ...
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Connecting to Private Internet Access server using OpenVPN and Ubuntu 16.04 server

Can someone please give me a guide to setup a vpn connection (that connects on startup) using openvpn and ubuntu 16.04 server. all the guides on the internet are wrong, outdated, or just don't work. i ...
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Error while installing Easy-RSA as part of installing OpenVPN

I am attempting to install OpenVPN on a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 16.04 by following this article in the documentation. During the "Public Key Infrastructure Setup" section I get an error from ...
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VPN on M10 not working

I configured a VPN connection on my brand new M10. I used the information from a working VPN-configuration on my desktop (running on Ubuntu). It seems to work as after setting the switch on, it turns ...
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KDE5 Not Connecting to L2TP VPN

KDE is refusing to allow me to connect to the server, saying that org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.l2tp is not installed. Logfile: May 5 11:54:12 BlackHawk NetworkManager[7978]: <info> [...
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OpenVPN no valid VPN secrets on 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I followed below guide: Connect to access server from Ubuntu I tried the first time to get OpenVPN running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed network-manager-openvpn-gnome and also network-manager-...
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Is there any challenge-response IPSec VPN client for Linux?

I've been looking at Network Manager and now looking at StrongSwan. Although StrongSwan seems to support challenge-response, it seems it only does so on the server side. Whereas vpnc/NetworkManager ...
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pptpd VPN Server on ubuntu not allowing to connect vpn clients port 5060

I tried a lot to fix this problem but no luck, so I come to AskUbuntu with the hope that Linux community will help me fix this issue. I have installed pptp VPN Server in my Ubuntu and I am able to ...
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How can I set up a VPN server using L2TP over IPsec with strongswan and ufw?

I'm having lots of trouble getting strongswan and L2TP to work. I'm also having lots of trouble finding a relevant and accurate guide for how to set it up. Would someone please provide a good step-...
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Need help to configure VPN Connection with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

i have a special problem with connecting a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS with a VPN Server (cisco endpoint). I have a datasheet with some configuration setting but it doesn´t work. I tried with openswan: ...
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L2tpIPsecVpnControlDaemon critical error

I am currently trying to use l2tp-ipsec-vpn in my ubuntu machine. I followed a guide from tuxfamily to install it. Unfortanely, when I start the system, I got a window with the following error: A ...
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Cant SSH to remote server trought VPN

Currently am running Ubuntu 16.04 with installed and configured CiscoAnyConnect VPN. When I connect to VPN, I can't ssh to remote servers. SSH is just standing and nothing is happening. I can ping ...
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Can't connect to my ubuntu box outside my local network (VPN)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running some services on different ports. I used to be able to connect to it (via SSH, samba, and a couple web servers on different ports) using a VPN. I'll use ssh as ...
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How do I import a saved VPN configuration in 16.04?

I'm using vpn.ht and it provides a configuration file that you download and import for the network manager. Starting with the 16.04 update (I did a clean install), I can't import a saved configuration ...
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Connect to VPN via proxy

If I want to connect to the internet, I have to do so over a proxy. Some websites are blocked. On windows I have been connecting to a vpn. I tried this on Ubuntu but it didn't really work. Somehow I ...
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How to configure the VPN on my pc

In my college, we are given with a wifi, the cisco connection, we are given with only proxy address which is 172.16.12.2 and the port number which is 3128 only, this much is given, I want to connect ...
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Openvpn - Terminal blocked after starting connection

i have a little Problem with openvpn. I want to establish a VPN connect with open vpn, then get a file from an FTP Server and than close the connection. The VPN and the FTP are working fine. But if ...
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Conserve public IP access when using VPN

A remote computer with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has a public IP and has to access computers in my local network. I already have a VPN server launched and the remote computer is successfully authenticating ...
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Block internet acccess unless VPN is active

I need to connect ONLY through a VPN, so if the VPN is down or the connection to the VPN is lost there should be no routes to Internet available, is this possible? To exemplify: UBUNTU OS MACHINE -&...
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OpenConnect VPN not in Network Manager in 16.04

I have network-manager-openconnect-gnome installed, but there is no option for OpenConnect in Network Manager. If I run sudo openconnect vpn.work.com And enter my details, I can connect to my work ...
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Intermittent NetworkManager error on importing .ovpn files or editing such connection in 16.04 only?

"connection.gateway-ping-timeout: cannot set property: value of "###" of type 'guint' is invalid or out of range for property type 'gateway-ping-timeout' of type 'guint' " "###" is sometimes a ...
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Why does a new tun connection appear in NetworkManager when a VPN connection is established?

This connection appears in addition to the VPN (openvpn) and it disappears when the VPN connection is closed. I can see it has route settings and the following line appears in the system log: set '...
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VPN HideMy_SS Connection Issue

I've spent more than a few hours searching through forums, and contacting HMA support, a bit useless in this case. Anyways, here are my observations. If UFW / GUFW is enabled with all inbound and ...
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No more AnyConnect compatible vpn transport in Ubuntu 16.04?

Following my previous experiences with setting up Cisco AnyConnect VPN connections on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried the same approach here by installing packages: sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-...
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Ubuntu Software will not install my VPN service

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu Software installer will not install my paid VPN service. It says it is from a third party and may contain non-free components. Why will it not install what I pay for, I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 OpenVPN

When I choose the Connection Type in VPN Connections, I have only PPTP and I can't find OpenVPN, but I already installed it via terminal with the command sudo apt-get install openvpn easy-rsa Why I ...
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Freeradius2 traffic counter not work

I've added this block to radiusd.conf sqlcounter monthlytrafficcounter { vcounter-name = Monthly-Traffic check-name = Max-Monthly-Traffic reply-name = Monthly-Traffic-LIMIT sqlmod-...
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Can you run a VPN connection over HTTP?

Is it possible to connect to a VPN Server having a tunnel over port 80, thus eliminating all the port blockings of a firewall?
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Linux Ubuntu Bandwidth Shaping

Setup = VPN for multiple clients I would like to use the following Network Emulator (Netem) from the Linux Foundation to shape a network connection: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/...
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OpenVPN Ubuntu Server Routing Problems No Internet

I'm running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 15.04. When I connect to the server, I can connect and authenticate correctly (I use PAM auth because I'm lazy). Once connected I can't ping the server or access the ...
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Port Access through VPN

I'm trying to access a PC from behind a VPN (PIA) using the Network Mgr on Ubuntu 14.04.4 but having some issues. Without the VPN up, I can access WANIP:8022 which port forwards to 192.168.1.10:22, ...
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VPN in non-browser applications?

I am at a boarding university with restricted internet access (most broad-band using sites (YT, other video sites, gaming content sites) are blocked). I can bypass the YT blockade easily in browsers ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 connect to VPN server on port 443 without certificate

I need to connect to a VPN server from Ubuntu 15.10. I know gateway, port 443 username and password. Usually I connect from Windows using Forticlient, but there is no version of this software for ...
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Forticlient SSL VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I have using Forticlient SSL VPN... I can connect... and I have a status message "Tunnel running" but I cant navigate any IP address of the VPN, for example 10.10.201.17 on google chrome... to see a ...
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What to do when pre shared key is shorter than 20 characters for l2tp ipsec?

Where I work the pre shared key that they created for l2tp ipsec is less than 20 characters. I am using the strongswan packages to get vpn connection but it requires that the key be longer than 20 ...
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Adding VPN to firewall UFW

I'm having trouble at work in connecting to the work VPN while Firewall (UFW) is active. When i disable it "sudo ufw disable", there are no problems. When it's on, when trying to connect I receive ...
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VPN auto connect is entering gibberish password even in browser address bar and key ring field

http://pastebin.com/ZPbJ7ZLR Here's the log. It has never automatically connected to my VPN and attempts to fill any open search box with a long password that isn't correct (because the actual ...
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Configuring openvpn client behind router

I have a dlink dir-645 router which is connected to cisco modem. My laptop (Ubuntu 15.10) is connected to this router via wi-fi. I have a problem with openvpn connection. When laptop is connected ...