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How to install Juniper VPN on Ubuntu 15.04?

This post worked perfect for 14.04 as well as 14.10. But for 15.04 there seems to be a strange issue. The application starts and gets a tunnel ip addresses but doesn't forward any traffic. The bytes ...
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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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can't open certain websites, using VPN or not

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and Firefox, and even installed and tried Midori. When I try to open certain websites, by either clicking the link from a search engine, or directly typing the address into the ...
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CISCO VPN ubuntu 14.04

My VPN connection has suddenly failed. It was working fine last week but this week it just refuses to start. I checked the syslog using: $ less /var/log/syslog | grep NetworkManager and i receive ...
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Activating VPN fails always after temporary loss of internet connection

I have a few correctly set up VPN connections and use them frequently with nmcli. This works most times, but occasionally I can't connect any more with none of my saved VPNs: ...
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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...
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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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DNS issues on Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenVPN

I followed this guide to setup openvpn on my home network. I accidentally downloaded ubuntu 12.10 at first and without noticing, I went ahead and followed the guide... Then I did some stuff from ...
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Unable to load VPN connection editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I created a VPN connection using Ubuntus own Network Manager, which worked fine! Now, a few months later, I want to go in and edit the connections details, but instead I get this error: ...
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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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OpenVPN HMAC Authentication Failure No Matter What I do?

I am having an issue with my openvpn server, running Debian Wheezy x64, and my client, running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It seems no matter what configurations I try, I get this error, over and over, a couple ...
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How to save VPN passwords with NetworkManger for nmcli?

There are many posts about putting VPN passwords into /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<connection>. I can't get any of them working on Ubuntu 12.04. The fields in the questions and ...
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Cisco vpn AnyConnect freezes

Since yesterday (perhaps some system updates), the Cisco AnyConnect VPN makes the system freeze when I try to connect. It looks like a memory leak, since the memory used goes up to 90%. I am using ...
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Server - connect to existing PPTP vpn and serve web traffic over vpn

I need to extend access to my database backed application to remote members of my team. This application is hosted on an Ubuntu server. Some of the data we're storing is protected by a contract ...
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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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OpenVPN: Cannot access local IP adresses

I did set up OpenVPN-AS (32 bit) as described here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-openvpn-access-server-on-ubuntu-12-04 After installing OpenVPN I upgraded my Ubuntu ...
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PPTP VPN in ubuntu cannot connect

I use ubuntu 14.04,Today when I connect to my pptp vpn,it failed;And I do not know how to do it. I see the following messages in /var/log/syslog: Apr 14 12:20:29 Lenovo-G470-ubuntu ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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Connecting to VPN server closes SSH tunnel

Once I start to connect the VPN, I immediately lose the connection to my dedi-server. My aim is to still be able to ssh to my dedi-server, even if I connect to the external VPN server with my ...
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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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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 can't seem to find a guide on how to connect to the VPN from the command line.
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop to Ubuntu 14.10 Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop successfully installed on a dedicated PC but now wish to install Ubuntu 14.10 Server instead as I want to setup my own cloud server and also an Open VPN server. Is it ...
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How do I fix a DNS leak?

Now that I'm using a VPN 24/7, I've been looking to enhance my privacy further and discovered the phenomenon called "VPN leaks"... Further investigation has revealed that my computer does in fact, ...
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Query the DNS server(s) that are used for VPN

Is there a robust way to show which DNS servers are currently used by dnsmasq? The suggested Command-line to list DNS servers doesn't seem to help when VPN is active, and searching in syslog is not ...
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OpenConnect VPN taking a long time to show the dialog box

The VPN I connect to (a Cisco AnyConnect VPN) normally pops up the connection dialog box for username and password (I have two factor auth) very quickly, but today it took a really long time ...
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Ubuntu VPN connection worked fine until restart of laptop

http://pastebin.com/zB5sHMtv Here is what I get when I run tail -f /var/log/syslog and try to connect to my VPN. It was working fine till I restarted my laptop, and now I cannot connect, while my ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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Can I specify which VPN connection “wraps” another?

I have a VPN connection (say private) setup on a server, which is used as access point. Now, sometimes, I need another VPN connection (say business) to be established (specifically, a cisco one) in ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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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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Ubuntu Private Tunnel OpenVPN goes to the wrong country [closed]

Google didn't say anything about this. After choosing San Jose, your internet traffic is directed to United Arab Emirates (UAE). After choosing Stockholm, your internet traffic is directed to ...
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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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VPN connection 14.04-Not able to connect

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems like I cannot connect to a VPN connection. I am very new to Ubuntu. All the add ons of genome network manger shows checked and installed. I am able to ...
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Easiest way to setup Ubuntu as a VPN server

I know there are many tutorials on the net for setting up VPN client and server. I you find one that is simple/short, I am interested only in the server part. For client, I will use OS X so I ...
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How to connect to a VPN without using Unity network manager?

I have set up a VPN connection back when I used Unity instead of XFCE as DE for my Ubuntu 14.10. It worked well, but I can't find how I have to connect to it now under XFCE. Is there e.g. a panel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connecting wifi with WPA2 and failed VPN

This is odd, I recently received a new modem with built in wifi from my service provider. On the old router I was running WEP, now I am running WPA2-PSK (AES). I kept my old wifi router up as backup. ...
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14.04 - Unable to connect Windows PPTP VPN

I am trying to connect a Windows PPTP VPN. I created VPN connection through the Network configuration in the Settings. I configured VPN credentials such as gateway, username and password. Nothing ...
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I'm connected to wifi but cannot access the internet except thru VPN (14.04)

I've had 14.04 for a while now and love it. The other day, out of the blue, I cannot load pages through any of my browsers or other programs unless I am connected to my VPN. All other machines in the ...
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Cant connect to OpenVPN because of Invalid VPN secrets

So I signed up for a vpon and installed it properly and had it working. Yesterday I had a problem where I needed to completely reinstall Ubuntu. I re-set-up my vpn connection and now i'm running into ...
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How to store OpenVPN password when using a static-challenge

I use two factor authentication for OpenVPN, and I am doing that using the static-challenge directive. I also want to store my VPN username and password. I tried doing this using auth-user-password ...
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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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1>How does one create a hotspot on Ubuntu Touch ? 2> use a VPN…?

As per the title....has anyone achieved this yet? It seems that it is difficult to custom config anything on the touch unless you change over to read/write....but then you are cutting off OTA ...
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VPN Not working, PPtP

today I was trying to set up a VPN. I have all the credentials and everything entered, but every time I try to connect, it says this. Here are the pictures for the steps I take to recreate this ...
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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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iptables: write UDPv4: Operation not permitted (code=1)

I am trying to set up a stateful firewall using iptables. It is for use on my desktop machine. Below are the contents of my firewall script: #!/bin/bash iptables-save > ...
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Network connect launches but crashes (juniper problem)

I am trying to get vpn working using Juniper on a machine running 64bit Ubuntu 14.10. My problem is similar to the one described here: Juniper Crashing right after launching Can somebody guide me ...
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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How do I install the Cisco Anyconnect VPN client?

I installed Cisco AnyConnect for Ubuntu(64) 12.04, but it failed. It can be installed on Ubuntu 10.10(64). The error log Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client ... Extracting installation files to ...
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Aventail VPN tun0 dropping all packets

I'm using Aventail 10.7.1.449 on Ubuntu 14.10 and cannot connect via VPN anywhere, because all packets after the fix one are dropped: tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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Use VPN route only for vpn range

When setting up a VPN connection using the UI (System settings => Network) the VPN connection is used as the default route after connecting to it. How can I avoid this? That is without assigning ...