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VPN slows down whole internet connection

I used to connect to a home server through a private VPN and I used it just to access phpMyAdmin and the MySQL database (from my application). When connected to the VPN, my internet speed was not ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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Setting IP routes using script

My Setup In this setup, the server can see the routers but not see each other causing the clients to not be visible to each other as well. The VPN is set up using PPTP and the routers have DD-WRT ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu Server

I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. I'm trying to make the connection with Tunnelblick. ...
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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like this: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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Could not connect to VPN when internet connected through gnome-ppp

I am connecting internet through gnome-ppp.The internet connected successfully, but i could not connect my saved VPN because all saved connections are disabled. I am using gnome-ppp by using this : ...
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ubuntu 14.04 established VPN connection with PPTP but the website is not open in browser

I have established VPN connection with Point-to-point tunneling protocol(PPTP). It is established successfully but the website is not open in the browser. Website is developed in ASP. In Windows ...
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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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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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Vidalia gives this error. How to make it connect?

Aug 31 17:09:32.025 [Warning] Tried connecting to router at 193.23.244.244:443, but identity key was not as expected: wanted 7BE683E65D48141321C5ED92F075C55364AC7123 but got ...
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Cisco AnyConnect Second Password option

I was running fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 with vpnc and its network manager to connect to my office cisco based VPN. Now they have implemented Mobile Pass to authenticate with an additional Second ...
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vpn client routing when “use this connection only for resources on its network” is checked

I cannot access to servers like 192.168.12.123 from vpn if "use this connection only for resources on its network" is checked in vpn settings/ipv4 settings/routes, but I can if this flag is unchecked. ...
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Network Manager is forgetting “Saved” VPN Credentials

In Ubuntu 15.04, I frequently VPN into Cisco devices relying on this package: sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc Since Ubuntu 7.04, I've been able to save my credentials once, and then VPN ...
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How to disconnect from OpenVPN?

I'm connecting using VPNBook servers and it works fine with this command: sudo openvpn --config /etc/openvpn/vpnbook-udp-53.ovpn --auth-user-pass /etc/openvpn/password.txt but I just can't seem to ...
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Setting up Proxy vs VPN

I doubt that my ISP is eavesdropping while I am using Internet. So I want to get anonymous from them. Please provide me some information which is best to be anonymous, VPN or Proxy. Also I want them ...
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Ubuntu Server automaticly connect to VPN at boot

I need to set up a server out in the field. The power and network conditions are not very good. The location is unmanned. I need the server to connect to a vpn every time it boots or re-connects to ...
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How to establish strongSwan IPsec/L2tp connection using gnome

I have successfully installed strongSwan on my ubuntu desktop and I am now trying to connect it to a L2TP server. The admin provided me with Username Password Gateway IP PSK From the top right ...
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Setting up softether vpn client

I downloaded the softether vpn client for my xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) but after that I am unable to proceed further. And they also don't have the installation guide for vpnclient ( they have for ...
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PPTP VPN not working on Ubuntu 15.04, but works on Ubuntu 14.04/10

I occasionally need to VPN to my work's network which is an all Windows shop. The VPN protocol we use is PPTP. I have been running Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (Unity) for about a year, and did not have any ...
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Internet connection only through VPN after forced shut down

When on campus, I can only access the internet via the university's VPN. The connection is established by the Cisco Annyconnect Client (version 4.1). I also set the proxy in the browser. All according ...
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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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Selectively route through VPN connection

For a single Ubuntu PC connected to the internet via a normal home router, and with a regular VPN connection as set up through the GNOME network tool, is it possible to apply any constraints as to ...
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Vpn connection problem with ubuntu 14.04

I'm using private internet access. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 x64 with home disk encryption. I install vpn with this tutorial https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/ubuntu-openvpn/ ...
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How to fix PPTP split tunnel?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it is fully updated. I have established the vpn connection to the host vpn server using Network Manager with PPTP. However, when I check the "use this connection ...
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Connect OpenVPN with a config file behind http/https proxy

I would like to connect to a VPN using OpenVPN from the terminal openvpn --config client.ovpn , but I have to connect behind a http/https proxy for accessing internet. So, how do I set it ? ...
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Connection to PPTP server drops continually

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 VPS to host a PPTP server for my own personal use. I have set it up using a script I have written myself which is drawn from various different tutorials I have come across ...
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Ubuntu OpenVPN is connected but won't change IP

I know very little, just want a VPN so I can browse in privacy. So... I downloaded the .ovpn file from CyberGhost, downloaded OpenVPN, put in the details and all that. At first it didn't connect to ...
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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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Relay Public IP's to remote clients with OpenVPN

Since the last few days I have been attempting different ways of accomplishing one thing that should be relatively simple; I have a Ubuntu VPS on my VMWare infrastructure at the datacenter with a ...
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How can I bypass governmental censorship of certain websites, for instance in Iran?

I live in Iran and as you know there's a blocking system here. The people here use VPNs to access websites. I did the same. But days ago VPNs (PPTP, L2TP,SSTP) ports was blocked too. The alternatives ...
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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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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN Connection

On OS X, there's an option for L2TP/IPSec VPN in network connections where it lets you enter an IP Address, Username, Password, and Shared Secret. I downloaded Strongswan in Ubuntu, but do not see ...
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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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AT&T VPN Client not working on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I am using AT&T VPN client for connecting customer secure zone. My connection is active and working fine when tried from Windows. But when I try to connect from Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), it just ...
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I can't connect with remote MySQL server via VPN

Help me pls. I am not an expert in networks. I need make a task, and download data from remote MySQL. Company gave me VPN coordinates of their server: PPTP, IP, username, password. Also they gave me ...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN disconnects in corporate network and doesn't reconnect with same wifi all over the building

In my office the cisco anyconnect vpn disconnects on Ubuntu 14.04 if i move around. Sometimes even if i am just at one place. The wifi remains connected but vpn keeps disconnecting.
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using ...
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How can I use two different network like tor or vpn for different apps?

I want to use different vpn or tor for different apps. For example I want my firefox network goes through tor and chromium goes through another tor.
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Unable to download Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client from web launch

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 recently, which is the only OS on my pc. When try to download the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client from web launch windows executable file appears instead of ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

Today, I tried to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04 updatet earlier today. I followed the instructions on this webpage ...
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connect to PPTP VPN server

I have created a PPTP VPN server by following ubuntu's guide . Now i have my problem now is that my android phone could not connect to the pptp which i created.So i search and found this link for ...
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VPN SSTP support in ubuntu network manager … [ubuntu 15.04, 64bits]

I've downloaded these DEB packages from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ libsstp-client0_1.0.9_amd64.deb sstp-client_1.0.9_amd64.deb network-manager-sstp_0.9.8.8-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
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Share Folders can not be accessed from outside of the local network after the upgrade

Hope you any one of you brilliant mind could help me out with this issue as I am battling this for the past 2 weeks and can not find a way round. Here is the problem. I had Ubuntu 12 Server LTS. ...
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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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How to enter password on console with NetworkManager's nmcli

I want to connect to a VPN with nmcli. Is there a way to allow me to provide a password to nmcli from the console? There seem to be ways to store the password in ...
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openvpn connecting but no internet access ubuntu 14.04

im trying for several days to fix this , im relatively new to ubuntu . im trying to connect to openvpn . i tried network-manager plugin and in terminal with ovpn.conf file everything connects it says ...
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Where to find 64-bit version of Kerio vpn client?

I need 64-bit 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?
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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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Been trying to install OpenVpn and Mullvad. followed many sets of instructions

Can I reverse all commands from the past 8 hrs since original command? I am afraid I may have made some mistakes. I think I may have halfway followed too many sets of instructions... Thanks