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VPN connection successfully established, but IP address does not change

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the network manager on Ubuntu 12.04 following these instructions: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/client-support/#ubuntu_openvpn_installer ...
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vpnoneclick fails to launch on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have installed this vpn service https://www.vpnoneclick.com/howitworks/howtousemain/howtouselinux/index.html but when I lauch it I get nothing, even in terminal! What should I do?
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PPTP VPN can't connect

I am trying to connect to a PPTP VPN server. The same config works fine in Windows but fails in Ubuntu 12.10. It must be some configuration issue. sudo pptpsetup --create MYVPN --server ...
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Creating a VPN connection from an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm using an ubuntu server as a LAN internal proxy server to connect to IRC servers using irssi. I would like to be able to tunnel that traffic through a VPN. How would you install vpn onto ubuntu ...
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Where to add the Pre-Shared Key for the Server Authentication with Network Manager for L2TP/IPSEC?

Previously, I was trying to figure out how to install the L2TP/IPSEC manager code. I guess Ubuntu/Canonical switched away from OpenSwan to StrongSwan, but didn't really announce it. So that was ...
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Not able to access outside services though Openvpn in brigded bridged mode and routing everything thorugh the vpn

I have setup a small server with a bridged openvpn setup. My goal is use my network services and Internet connection from every location with Internet access. Right now I am just able to use services ...
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Is there a VPN Monitor/Kill Switch application for Ubuntu?

Hi I am looking for a VPN Monitor/Kill Switch application that will ensure my VPN connection is always connected. Should my secured connection drop, the application will drop the applications that ...
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Configure VPN… is greyed out and I cannot edit my VPN settings

Today I see that my "Configure VPN..." part is greyed out and I have been using several PPTP VPN connections so far and today suddenly this seems to be inactive. I did the changes in the network ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 missing some network settings

I'm trying to set up a VPN, but I am missing any VPN settings in my network settings. (I have a picture) Why am I missing these settings? I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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vpn l2tp connection on ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I need to create a VPN L2TP connection. I installed strongswan, as suggested by this answer, but now I don't understand how to configure the connection. The connection ...
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Can't select “Configure VNP” in Network Manager

For some reason, if I go to Network Manager -> VPN Connections, I cannot choose Configure VPN (it's in grey). Same for Disconnect and Edit Connections. (I would take a screenshot but that isn't ...
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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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Setting up iptables of poptop pptp vpn on Ubuntu

The VPS I bought has an additional ip address, which shows as eth0:0. main ip -> eth0 second ip -> eth0:0 I want my pptp users to use the second ip to access internet. but I don't know how to do it. ...
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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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Hostname / VPN / NFS / Kerberos

At home I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with Kerberised NFS Shares. The NFS clients obtain their full FDQN via DHCP. When away from home and trying to access NFS shares via VPN, Kinit fails with: ...
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Can't connect VPN pptp on 13.10

So I am having the exact issue as was happening in this question here I have also installed a VPN connection via NetworkManager and getting the exact same stack trace. I've looked at ...
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Any tutorials on how to install and configure strongswan?

I'm trying to install StrongSwan so that I have an encrypted (without DNS leaks) connection. I'm a noob :). I log onto a website and see something like this every time. Things to do: Install X Y Z 1 ...
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How to get NetExtender VPN client on Ubuntu 13.04 working?

I've got a Ubuntu 13.04 desktop and I need to connect to a Sonicwall VPN appliance using NetExtender. TL,DR, the VPN connects fine, but then I can't reach any internet or LAN websites. Details: ...
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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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“Failed to setuid to root.” How do I Establish a VPN network?

My university decided that the old VPN-network, which worked fine, wasn't good enough anymore and abandoned it. Now I have to establish a completely new VPN-network. My university provided me with a ...
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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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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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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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OpenVPN: Public IP still visible when connected to vpn

I'm trying to use a vpn with a proxy using openvpn. I get to connect to the vpn, but my public ip is the same whether I'm connected to the vpn or not, and I don't really know why, but I guess it means ...
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Connect to my computer via ssh and login in the encryption screen [duplicate]

I have a small question about how to login into my computer at work. I have a vpn connection and it works properly, however I had to reboot my machine and I have encrypted my desk, which means I have ...
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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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losing internet connection (VPN) on youtube and deluge, 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected to web via a VPN. Everything works fine until I start to play youtube movies. After around 1m30s I'm loosing my connection. The same problem appears when ...
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Cannot connect to VPN Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed vnpc and network-manager-gnome and have created a new vpn connection for my workplace with credentials I know are working for others. When I try and connect, I get an instant 'VPN ...
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Haguichi fails to configure with an error (Ubuntu 14.10)

First time installing and running haguichi. After clicking "configure" I get this error: Failed to get D-Bus connection: No connection to service manager. See: ...
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Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04

First I like to thank anyone who is giving these great answer here ! Im a new Ubuntu user and still on learning curve. After 8 years of OSX it is been harder than I expected. Two weeks ago I installed ...
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I want to change my ip

I want to access a website that is blocked for my country. How can I configure a VPN to do that?
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Ubuntu touch - OpenVPN

Is there something available or on the horizon (network settings or an app) to use OpenVPN with Ubuntu touch? My secondary solution would be to switch to read-write (although I'd hate loosing over ...
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Can't access IRC on WiFi

I had been away from Ubuntu for quite a while, but now I fully migrated to it, and I'm quite happy with it. However, after a year or so, when I tried to login to Freenode, I saw that I can not connect ...
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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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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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No internet after VPN software

So this has been bugging me for a few days now. I tried connecting through a softlayer vpn. Their website ran a java applet and I noticed now that I can only connect at work through the one wifi ...
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Unable to open terminal via VNC and New network settings blacked out

Sort of stuck with this one and not to sure what could it be. I have just setup a new VPS and still learning Linux. I have a VPS that I am is running xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver with a SSH ...
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Connect to checkpoint VPN with Ubuntu 13.10

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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OpenVPN connection problem

I am trying to set up a bridging VPN connection between my rooted android phone and my home network. I know I have set the server up correctly, because it works over LAN but when I try to connect over ...
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Juniper fails to launch

I am trying to VPN to my college network but I am having some problems. My system is Ubuntu 14.04 and the browser is Firefox 35.0.1. When I click on Network Connect - Start Juniper Network Connect ...
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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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Juniper setup on 12.04

I have a laptop with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bits). Until now, I used Windows XP to connect to a Juniper VPN but now I'd like to try it with Linux. I read the mad scientist walkthrough ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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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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Use VPN on dedicated Server

I have a dedicated server and want to use it to capture some streams later tonight. Since I am streaming media from the server, it is a big annoyance to capture streams on my laptop and uploading ...
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How do I setup a VPN server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with No-IP? [duplicate]

All the installation guides for VPN servers I can find go into huge detail about how to setup an IP address range (e.g. Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server). If I'm using No-IP to give my PC ...
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Easy way to setup vpn server/client?

I have root access on a server and I can access my server through ssh and my server and my laptop run ubuntu. What's the easiest way to setup vpn server/client such that when I connect the vpn all of ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to L2TP VPN

I am trying to connect to a VPN from my ubuntu 14.04LTS server. This is a fresh install. I cant seem to find a guide on how to connect to the VPN from the command line. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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Failed to connect to Cisco anyconnect VPN via openconnect

I've read several texts about this on the web and this site but couldn't solve the issue.I have network-manager-openconnect and network-manager-vpnc plugins installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (for GUI usage). ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...