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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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Can't connect to VPN using Checkpoint SNX

I've been using Checkpoint SNX to login into a vpn for the past 6 months and today upon using the command snx -s "my vpn" -u "user" the program appears to just fail without error or any kind of ...
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Openswan's ipsec verify fails on “Two or more interfaces found, checking IP forwarding”

I'm trying to set an L2TP/IPsec VPN. I have installed openswan from the repository on Ubuntu 13.04 Section: universe/net Architecture: amd64 Version: 1:2.6.38-1 and configured it following the ...
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Can't Connect to Samba Server After Setting Up VPN

I had installed Samba by following this guide: Samba Guide for a while on my ubuntu server now, everything works fine until I installed OpenVPN to my server recently. After I have installed OpenVPN ...
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Connect to checkpoint VPN

My company uses a couple of Checkpoint VPN's. With my Windows laptop I use Endpoint Security to connect. For our corporate VPN I can use the SNX client in Ubuntu to connect. However we also have a ...
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Open Swan - L2TP/IPSEC connection drops Ubuntu Studio 14.04

Since I cannot get an ipsec connection using strongswan I rolled my machine back to openswan and am using the Werner Jaeger L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9. Not too sure where to go from here - for the ...
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unable to connect to pptp vpn [closed]

Why won't this connect to my VPN? It's a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04, with network-manager, network-manager-pptp, pptp-linux, network-manager-pptp-gnome added. I have mimicked the setup from ...
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DNS issues with Cisco VPN (vpnc) on 15.04

I'm having issues with DNS resolution of on-network servers. I can get them directly via IP address, however DNS lookup fails. Notes: I configured the VPN connection via NetworkManager. The ...
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Accessing LAN assets via OpenVPN on 14.04

So I've setup a Pi with OpenVPN on my home network. Everything seems to communicate fine as I've tested it with the OpenVPN app on my android over cellular and external WLANs. I'm now at work where I ...
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IPSEC/L2TP Ubuntu Studio 14.04 (Strongswan)

My first question: Does Ubuntu support IPSEC/L2TP/PSK vpn CLIENT? My Second Question: Is there a front end "Network Manager" that supports IPSEC/L2TP and PSK? Background: In my endeavors I came ...
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Cisco VPN not connecting: no ifupdown configuration found

I am trying to connect to a Cisco VPN network using network-manager and vpnc. Until one week ago everything was working fine. Now suddenly the connection fails. The Log: Jul 25 21:09:12 ...
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openvpn can't import configurations on new 14.04 installation

I installed the OpenVPN Network-Manager by doing: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn, which also installs the gnome package. This made it possible to import configurations under 13.10, but ...
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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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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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L2TP IPsec VPN client on Ubuntu 14.10

I need to connect to a L2TP IPsec VPN using Ubuntu 14.10. I previously used L2TP IPsec VPN Manager 1.0.9 from Werner Jaeger in Ubuntu 14.04, and it worked great, but that no longer appears to be ...
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how to check PPTPD VPN is working on ubuntu 10.? [closed]

please gauide me to check the working status of PPTPD VPN (working/notworking) in ubuntu 10 desktop system i have followed the document of ubuntu community. while connect from client system (windows) ...
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pptp tunnel stalling with qbittorrent

Sometimes i like to have an extra layer of anonymity when downloading files from p2p networks using the torrent protocol. I establish a pptp conection using Debian PPPD, have a look at the settings ...
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L2tp VPN connection plugin?

I have L2tp VPN connection working on my Android device. I wanted to add this to ubuntu through VPN connections, but I only found a PPTP plugin installed. I've searched a lot to find a way to add a ...
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The simplest way to implement a VPN?

I have a headless machine running Lubuntu that I'm using a file server. I already SSH into it, and use remote desktop from within my local network to do any maintenance I need, either on the desktop ...
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xubuntu 14.04 VPN connection has no network access

I am using the 'Network Connections' app under 'All Settings' to configure and connect to a VPN server for the purposes of accessing network resources and using Remote Desktop with Reminna. The VPN ...
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Kerio vpn client 64 bit!

I need 64bit version of kerio vpn client. I could not find it on kerio download site. Is there anyone can give me a .DEB link of it? Thanks
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I can't get any L2TP + IPSEC client to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with pre-shared key, can you?

Such a simple question, why is it so difficult to get working? It seems unbelievable but I haven't found a single solution to this that actually worked. Which is why I'm actually asking this ...
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Nautilus crashes when connected to remote server and VPN connection is lost

Since last week I've been getting some trouble with nautilus when connecting to a remote server (sftp://username@server). I connect to a remote server at my university via VPN, but as soon as the ...
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How do I create a VPN connection using only the terminal (SSH)?

I am trying to create a VPN connection for my Ubuntu Server machine to use. I only have access via ssh terminal session. I have seen many articles detailing how to connect to an existing connection, ...
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converting .ovpn file to these 3 files: ca.crt, client.crt, client.key

vpnbook.com offers a free openVPN service. This is one of their files: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7231382/ with the name vpnbook-uk1-tcp80.ovpn. I want to convert it to 3 files to be usable in ...
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How to connect to two VPNs at the same time?

At my university, I have to connect to the local VPN in order to be able to connect to the Internet, at the same time, I want to connect to another VPN. What should I do?
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How to configure IPSec VPN on Ubuntu 15.04

In order to connect to the VPN I only need a few configuration options: server.domain.name PSK user pass What is the proper way to configure an IPSec VPN connection on my Ubuntu 15.04? I installed ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 missing device ppp0

Hey guys i upgraded my server from 14.10 to 15.04 and i noticed that VPN doesn't works , the configuration is exactly the same but it doesn't work. I read somewhere that I have to delete the route ...
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How to set TUN/TAP devices

I know that similar questions have been asked before and I did try to follow the instructions suggested by other users, but I still can't seem to solve my problem. I just signed up for HMA vpn. When I ...
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How To fix a PPTP VPN client connection (Ubuntu on VirtualBox)

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox and I'm trying to set up a VPN client. I have configured it with the same settings I use on a Mac and I am able to connect from that without any ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN on Ubuntu, but can on Android phone

I've followed this tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer to set up my PPTP VPN Server. I can connect to the VPN via my Android phone, the phone can browse the internet via VPN. But ...
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Setting up VPN connection with Cisco AnyConnect - The AnyConnect package on the secure gateway could not be located

I'm trying to set up connection via VPN. I need to use Cisco AnyConnect. First I was getting error Cerfitication validation error. Then I added certificate (.pfx format) through firefox. Then When I ...
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port forwarding in a pptp server

hello and thxs again for all your wonderful help i have a pptp server running in a VPS server as a KVM node i have multiple sites that have a DVR camera recording station my problem is that these ...
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HMA VPN ISSUES on chrome and firefox

Recently my HMA VPN doesn't seem to work on either Chrome or Firefox. It is strange. Usually it works, but just won't let me access the Internet, Wondering if anyone had any idea.
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Cannot connect to university computer via ssh over a VPN connection to my uni. network?

I need to VPN for happen a ssh connection to my uni. server. Both computer powered by Ubuntu 13.10. I am able to establish VPN connection to the network but ssh connection does not repond and gives ...
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No internet connection (DNS server address is Router address)

My internet connection in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't work. I can use IP addresses to open websites but not URLs. The DNS server that I connect to is the IP address of my Router. When I connect to the VPN of ...
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4.0.6 kernel in which ubuntu version?

I think kernel 4.0.6 came with l2tp vpn support which is a must for me. (its so in another distro) Is there any xubuntu version that officially supports it or comes with this kernel? I know that there ...
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SSH to Server that is connected to VPN

My server should be connected to a VPN as a client. When I run the OpenVPN script (from HMA), the connection from my local machine to the server over SSH gets lost - connecting is not possible any ...
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Unable to activate VPN since last update

I have a custom VPN endpoint set up on Ubuntu using Point-to-Point protocol. This has worked fine for the last few months, but since updating Ubuntu (14.04) today, the connection does not work at all. ...
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PPTPD failed after upgrading ubuntu server to 15

I have a ubuntu server 14 with working pptpd. But after it upgraded to 15 with do-release-upgrade, the pptpd is failed. I can start this service, but it won't accept any connection from client. I ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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xubuntu: no indicator when VPN is activated

In ubuntu, when a VPN connection is made, the network icon in the status bar will have a lock added to it. But in Xubuntu this is not the case. This is a bit annoying since I have to go up and click ...
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Configure Ubuntu Guest on VM To Be Accessible from Internet/VPN

We have just installed nginx webserver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest on VirtualBox 4.3. My host runs Win 7. Basically I want the web-server to be accessible from LAN and outside world (using VPN ...
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Fortinet SSL VPN Client and Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install the Forticlient SSL VPN Client on Ubuntu 12.04. I've downloaded the latest version from the Fortinent support site but when I try to run the installer (vía command line or GUI) it ...
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How to configure pptp VPN connection to connect to PPTP VPN server?

How can I install and configure a VPN connection in my local ubuntu 12.04, to connect to a VPN server using pptp?
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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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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Ubuntu Phone alternative browsers? VPN? Mysql client? Exchange client? [closed]

Got the Meizu MX4 with Ubuntu. But is there no alternative browser? I'd like to install other browser(s) with possible proxy configuration settings? The app store doesn't offer anything else? How ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN server

I'm facing issues when trying to connect to a windows vpn server. On my win 8 I can connect without problem; when I go to my ubuntu I can't connect to the vpn. It is the same desktop, so the same ...
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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 ...