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How do I change the priority of a network interface? [duplicate]

I want games search lan games on hamachi (vpn) instead of lan.
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How do I force all traffic on a server through a VPN tunnel?

I have a server running as a VM inside a esxi host. (Ubuntu Server 15.10, 64 bit). It connects as a PPTP client to my DD-WRT VPN server that is located somewhere else. This is my ifconfig output: ...
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OpenConnect VPN silently dies in 15.10

I installed the CISCO Anyconnect Compatible VPN foo on my Xubuntu 15.10: ii libopenconnect5:amd64 7.06-2build1 amd64 open client for Cisco AnyConnect VPN - shared library ii openconnect ...
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Selectively bypassing VPN for certain sites (specifically NetFlix)

So with Netflix blocking VPNs I'm wondering if there's a way to allow only NetFlix to bypass the VPN so my other traffic remains private?
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What's the best place to set up a VPN network in Linux

I have a Linux router and an Ubuntu server with both having vpn (openvpn) capabilities. Between the two, which place is the best to set up vpn? I want to set one up tonight, but I still can't decide ...
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Acer 3810T backup key remap

On my Acer 3810T I have touch button with the led light built in. I whant to remap it to run custom command to connect to VPN using bash script, and/or to be lit when the connection is established. ...
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Setting-up SSH-tunnel for VPN?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu. I also rent a VPS running Ubuntu. I've bought a paid VPN-service, which I use on my laptop. I was wondering how I can set-up a SSH-tunnel or something similar, from ...
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openvpn client doesn't import in network applet

Following the copious examples, I am trying to setup an openvpn client on 15.04 and when I try to import the client.ovpn file I get the same gateway name entered a bunch of times and none of the cert ...
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Openvpn doesn't connect after disconnent

I connect to openvpn with this command openvpn --config ovpn file address when I try it for the first time it's ok and connect correctly but when I disconnect it using ctrl+c it wont connect again ...
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Installing regionally restricted packages on 14.04

So I've been trying to install Skype* but it didn't work because it's restricted in my region by the original company, so I tried to install the OpenVPN package but it's also restricted in my region. ...
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How do I get PPTP VPN working from my home network when it already works elsewhere?

I have a Dell Precision M6300 laptop with ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, that I use at work for linux software. I was working from a satellite office, and connected to the head office using VPN to pick ...
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How to prevent ISP DNS from appearing in resolv.conf with a VPN connection?

Ubuntu 15.10 and dns=dnsmasq is commented out in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf OpenVPN through NetworkManager. Before I connect to a VPN /etc/resolv.conf contains nameserver 2xx.xx.xx.xx ...
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VPN (pptpd) connection fails: LCP: timeout sending Config requests

The host's and the client's syslog show this line: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests And I did notice that this is has been discussed previously. I have taken the advice from other posts and ...
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Ubuntu 15.1 L2TP with MSCHAP

I have a client that wants to use their existing VPN that utilizes L2TP with MSCHAP.. I see that 15.1 does not use OPENSWAN but uses Secure SWAN. I installed that with apt-get install strongswan ...
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VPN vs IP Tunneling

My plan is tu setup something (I heard either VPN or IP Tunneling). I've been doing some extense researchave but I've found was far to complex for me to understand. I'd like to know which would you ...
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Cannot edit VPN settings in nm-connection-editor

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux altogether. I just installed Ubuntu Mate on my Raspberry Pi 2. I'm looking to run my Pi remotely (achieved through Microsoft RDP) Run deluge (achieved) Run behind ...
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Configure NIC as dedicated VPN interface

I have a setup with two ethernet connections. I'm trying to configure it so that one of the interfaces (eth1) is configured for use with OpenVPN and is not a default route for anything. (Connections ...
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Command line doesn't recognize VPN and makes requests from real IP?

System Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Desktop Environment: GNOME Shell 3.16.4 VPN: Astrill v2.9.3 Problem I live in China. Without a VPN, I can't access many sites, including Google, Facebook, etc. Thus, I ...
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Using 2 NIC Cards and Remote access

Network Configuration See Network Config Above (Sorry for the link but I can't insert an image yet) I have an Ubuntu Server setup with 2 NIC cards: eth0: 192.168.2.3 connects to DDWRT router that ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN Server Ubuntu Client

I am able to connect my remote Ubuntu PC to my local Windows 10 server that is hosting the PPTP VPN. I can access the internet fine on the Ubuntu PC and the external IP matches the external IP of the ...
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unable to fetch archives

(I am using Ubuntu through virtualbox) I am trying to install enscript (through Ubuntu terminal) to use on c++ programs, but when I do the command: sudo apt-get install enscript It gives me back a ...
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Can not connect to my public IP

I'm still a linux newbie and did something wrong with pptp configuration and now I can not access my computer with public IP. I wanted to configure a pptp vpn for my computer with pptpd, but i ...
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Ubuntu as router; redirect traffic from 1 client (LAN) to VPN

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.03 router (iptables). Behind it there is a LAN with laptops, tablets, smart TVs, etc. I would like to use VPN on my TV, but there is no such option in the TVs software/firmware. ...
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How to unblock a website/download through Terminal in Ubuntu?

I was trying to install NS2 for my academic purpose. But in our Pondicherry University the repositories like http://archive.ubuntu.com are blocked through Proxy Server. When i want to install ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 SSH problem under vpn?

After upgrading to 15.10 I am unable to connect to my work computer via ssh using a vpn. It seems that I cannot connect to any server when I am in the vpn, but without the vpn I can connect to other ...
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How can I make sure a program is killed when VPN is running?

There is a program that I need to not have running whenever my VPN is running. I don't want to resort to closing it manually every time, because I might forget sometime. I would like to guarantee ...
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Force VPN Connection

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine (using Oracle Virtual Box if that means anything), and I am trying to figure out how to setup my VPN so that I can never (never never never..) connect to the internet ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 no network connection when coupled with OpenVPN

Good morning everyone, Apologies if this has been asked before - to my best understanding knowledge and research, there is nothing that answers this issue... that I can understand with my limited ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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error message installing vpn: dependency is not satisfiable: python-wxgtk2.8Ipython-wxgtk3.0

Error message while installing openvpn service: dependency is not satisfiable: python-wxgtk2.8Ipython-wxgtk3.0
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Why is the “Add” VPN button grey?

I wanna click on the "Add" button but I can't :l Pleases help!
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How do I undo the patch to openvpn recommended by Private Tunnel?

i was making new connection with openvpn by documents on privatetunnel.com and at the end of docs i enter this command in terminal and after that openvpn in broken. i remove open vpn with apt-get ...
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Add Static route to Ubuntu on a Digital Ocean VPS

I am trying to add a static route to a remote subnet from a digital ocean vps (ubuntu 14.08) but everytime i run the following command I get the error: "RTNETLINK answers: Network is unreachable" ...
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System Wide VPN?

I am using Earth VPN and I am already connected to VPN. I am unable to use Steam. It says no network. Network uses proxy and UDP port is blocked. In Windows, when I get connected to a VPN as an ...
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start openvpn as a service ubuntu 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 and installed openvpn. I'm using the same .conf files as I had in 14.x however the service will not start on it's own. can someone provide assistance. when I attempt ...
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vpnc connection problem

to connect to my campus VPN I use the command line vpnc(I am using Ubuntu 15.10). The first time I tried that, I got the error vpnc: Error binding to source port. Try '--local-port 0'. Then I did ...
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ICMP VPN in Ubuntu Like Droidvpn of Android?

Is there a way to use icmp tunnel in ubuntu ? like android app droidvpn. I searched a lot but couldn't find any suitable options.
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PPTPD / VPN without forwarding all traffic

I have this setup: Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox with 'pptpd' ( remoteip 192.168.200.0-16 ) 2x Windows 10 client computers I have followed this guide with success ...
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Creating a VPN without a router for gaming

I am a noob and don't have much experience in network related stuff. I am trying to Create my own VPN for gaming purpose. I keep coming across port forwarding in forums. I use ubuntu 14.04 lts and ...
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VPN Service in DigitalOcean Server

I have created a Ubuntu Server in DigitalOcean. I also installed GUI. Now I want to use Private Internet Access or Hide My Ass in that DigitalOcean server so that I can access outside web by the VPN ...
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What are some good vpns clients for Ubuntu Linux? [closed]

I need to know if there are any vpn clients recommendation for Linux it is hard to find any particular one?
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How to start VPN on Ubuntu server that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer?

How to start VPN on Ubuntu server (in order to change server IP address) that is remotely controlled by VNC-viewer? I use Expressvpn and this guide: ...
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NetworkManager won't auto connect with a VPN set to auto

Up until about a week ago my ethernet and VPN were automatically connecting fine, but now if I have "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" checked the network fails to connect ...
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OpenVPN connection established, but no internet access

So I recently set-up OpenVPN server on my box using this guide. I can successfully connect to the OpenVPN server but there is no network access. I've tried looking this up but none of the fixes I've ...
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OpenVPN auth only on ccd filename?

I implemented a server with openvpn in my network. It works great but I have one question about the auth: When I connect to my private network I only nedd to connect. The authentification works about ...
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Error “Unknown host” when using ping through VPN

I have vultr<.>com VPS. I installed ubuntu 14, installed VPN on it, and tried to connect to it. I connected successfully, but when I try to connect to the internet it does not work. Even: ping ...
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Vpn connection with network manager without success, ubuntu 15

With diferent options and steps I've tried to connect with a microsoft Vpn network following Ubuntu doc, always the connection show as Failed. Is another way recommended ? thanks in advance, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 StrongSwan VPN Client

I need to connect to a VPN from Ubuntu 14.04. I've read that OpenSwan is now deprecated and so I should be using StrongSwan instead. However I'm having trouble locating any simple VPN client ...
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Can't connect from linux to VPN ( Macafee Firewall linux distribution )

I can't connect from Linux to VPN. The vpn is provided by a firewall ( Macafee Stonegate ). From Windows I am able to connecto from the software they provide which is: McAfee-VPN-Client-5.9.1.2911 I ...
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Openvpn : Local internet and remote DNS

Here what I want to do : Access to a remote network through OpenVPN Use client gateway to access internet (so I DON'T want to redirect all through VPN) Use remote DNS through VPN, because I have ...