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Can't connect to vpn, what's wrong?

I'm new to ubuntu and having difficulties connection to my university VPN. I've looked over several similar questions but have been unable to find a solution that works for me. I'm trying to set up a ...
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MenuBar in the right corner doesn't work

My Menubar doesn't show the icons for "network-manager" and the "indicator-multiload". It worked fine until today. Here is a screenshot: I want that it looks like this: I'm using a VPN and ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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only internet in guest session

I ask for some help. I don't know why I don't have an internet connexion on my user session. Precisely, I don't know why my computer terminal search for a cache that doesn't exist now on my ...
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OpenVPN connection

Can someone please give me a hand. I've set up a VPN server. Edited the server.conf and everything seems to work fine. I go to my second computer and when I try to connect to the VPN I get the ...
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VPN not remembering password

The VPN will not save the password in dialog box, so it needs to be re-entered each time! Often despite having re-entered and re-saved the password it will still not connect until the machine is ...
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problem with Openvpn on openVZ VPS

Ok guys. I finally joined this forum after lond educational journey of linux :) I'm advocate of making research on my own before asking questions. But after several days of trying to figure this out I ...
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How do I split tunnel or bypass a VPN?

Disclaimer: I am a newb to Linux, and I am not a network administrator. I have a working knowledge of both of these things, but I'm no where near as proficient or smart as the rest of you. If I don't ...
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Strongswan IPSEC configuration and certificate problem

am trying to establish an ipsec tunnel between host-to-host pc. I'am able to configure the ipsec.conf but the cert. & key i created using openssl are not working. I'am using 2 virtual box linux pc ...
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Bonding TUN interfaces

I am trying to do VPN tunnels bonding as explained by Simon Mott - VPN bonding. But after doing the steps, and when I tried to start the bonding I got the same error message as in ...
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How to change pptp vpn remote password 12.04

I'm looking for a way to change my pptp VPN connection password on the remote server, is there any way to do this? I know that from windows if the password expires the connection automatically prompt ...
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Virtualbox VPN settings

I can connect to a VPN using NetworkManager, but I can't do it from Windows XP running as a guest OS. Unfortunately, the VPN is only to access local servers in my organization, and it isn't ...
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Cannot connect to a working VPN through Network indicator?

I have fully calibrated VPN connection with all the required settings but I cannot connect it through Network Indicator. However sometimes it works just fine and I can connect it. What might be the ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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PPTP VPN connect fail

I have hard times connecting to my company VPN. The account credentials and the gateway is correct. The contents of /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<my-vpn>: connection] id=NL ...
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How do I make permanent static routing over a range of IPs?

I am a newb, so I apologize in advance. I'm trying to setup some permanent static routing so that my Plex can bypass my VPN. I have a list and range of IPs that I need to add, but I don't know how to ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN does not connect

I try to use VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32 bit but it fails and gives the message that the VPN service failed to start. How can I resolve this issue? Edit: The connection type is PPTP and I use the ...
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Connect Ubuntu Server to L2TP over IPSec Server

I have an application running on an Ubuntu Server. It needs to connect to a remote SQL server to collect data for the application. The remote server is behind a firewall device that is running an ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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A simple guide to setup a PPTP network between a Windows and an Ubuntu through GUI network manager

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection between my Ubuntu computer and my friends' windows computers for gaming purposes. There are a lot of guides (such as this) that describe how to do it in ubuntu but ...
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Ubuntu equivalent of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client

Is there a Debian/Ubuntu equivalent package of the Cisco Anyconnect vpn client? If so then how do I install and use it?
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Setting up Juniper VPN on 14.04

I saw this post, but unfortunately continue to have issues as seen here: Does anyone have suggestions for fixing this issue? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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PPTP connection failures with client VPN

I'm running trusty on AWS and am trying to connect to a client's VPN. They use Softlayer, whose docs recommend connecting with PPTP. I've been able to connect successfully, but the connection is very ...
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pppd: LCP terminated by peer (peer refused to authenticate)

I'm confused, VPN client worked flawlessly on my virtual machine and today when I tried it failed to connect to L2TP VPN server... This is the log from my client VM, can someone help? I changed ...
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I cannot create a new VPN connection 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot actually create a VPN connectionor manage the network devices. When I am accessing the network connection using the network icon at the gnome ...
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Any way to connect to my PPTPD (VPN) while port 1723 is blocked?

I've set up a VPN/PPTPD Network on my VPS with the intention to bypass the blocked ports at my work and in the train so I can watch youtube and stuff. Now the problem is that when I try to connect to ...
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iked does not start but doesn't report a problem either

I installed Shrew Soft VPN client using the instructions from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13175823/how-can-i-install-shrew-soft-vpn-client-under-ubuntu-12-10 Everything seems to be working ...
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SoftLayer Desktop VPN client

I'm having an issue using SoftLayer's Desktop VPN client for linux. I've found that I am only able to successfully connect to my VPN secured services the first time I run the client. Every subsequent ...
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Accessing Ubuntu-based VPS from my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is, I want to connect to my Ubuntu VPS using my Ubuntu PC but it's not working. I tried ssh root@vps-ip-add but nothing ...
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Properly installing Cisco Secure Mobility Client on xUbuntu 14.04.1

I was following the steps documented here: https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-install-cisco-anyconnect-client-linux According to what I found: ...
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how to open ports in Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS

How to open ports TCP 1723 / UDP 1701 / UDP GRE 46 on Ubuntu Server? Note: ufw is disabled in the server. sudo iptables -L -nv gives me the following result. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 1613K ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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Alternatives to OpenVPN with more free users?

Are there any alternatives to OpenVPN that will give more than 2 users for free? I am currently using OpenVPN Access Server.
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connect to vpn from tray

I've just updated to 14.04 and I'm trying to connect to my VPN. I can do it through the terminal fine enough but I can't connect by right clicking on the network manager icon in the tray. The dropdown ...
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How to start openvpn on boot?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 x64. I have openvpn installed and a client.conf file in /etc/openvpn. However, openvpn doesn't start on boot. I would try editing /etc/default/openvpn to make it ...
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PureVPN connects but very slow

So I've a PureVPN connection working great in Windows. But when I try to use it in latest Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, it Using PPTP, connects for a minute, offers no internet service, and then disconnects ...
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How to tunnel all traffic through openconnect

I need to connect through cisco VPN: anyconnect. I found few articles (example) describing how to do that using openconnect and network-manager-openconnect. I installed both, configured the VPN ...
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Enabling access of locally hosted websites through squid

I have setup a squid proxy in my office.We have to connect to another company VPN and have to access locally hosted websites in that company.The problem is that through squid we cannot access those ...
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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CheckPoint SSL and Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following issue. In our company we use Checkpoint endpoint client. However I started using Ubuntu 14.04 and since there is no client for it I need to log into the SSL Portal. Once I log in ...
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cannot connect using L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

used Synaptic to install L2TP have checked the dependencies are installed too. but cannot connect to work VPN when i click connect Ubuntu reports error 410 $> sudo ipsec verify Checking your system ...
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set proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP , OPENVPN , PPTP. i want to set proxy in the server so all connection that comes from vpn clients use the proxy that i set in my server. I made a bash script file ...
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Only resolve DNS on VPN Server

I installed pptpd but my connection is too slow and i need use Google DNSes (8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4) on my Android without root for mobile network (not Wi-Fi). How can i configure my ubuntu server for just ...