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PPTP won't connect from a cron command

I'm trying to work out why my VPN won't connect when the command is initiated from a cron triggered script when that same script and command otherwise work as expected. I have a remote server which ...
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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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VPN - where to find CA certificate?

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection in Ubuntu 13.10. So I installed the OpenVPN "plugin": sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn Then I clicked the network icon on the top right of my ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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bootstrap juju on maas

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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OpenVPN Options error: You must define CA file

I'm setting up VPN from expressvpn.org, and I'm following this directions. I've installed openvpn using: sudo apt-get install -y openvpn and placed a .ovpn, .key and .crt files from expressvpn.biz ...
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Tunneling traffic from one application through a VPN and leaving other traffic alone

I'm trying to send traffic from aria2 (a download manager) through an OpenVPN conneciton, but leave the rest of my network alone. I saw this question and was wondering if it could be modified to send ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 VPN stops after couple of seconds

Running Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity. I have setup a vpn connection on Windows7, with Android, etc it works flawless. If I setup a vpn connection on Ubuntu 13.10 using Unity as a Desktop the 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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Does anybody know if exists a solution for this bug? [duplicate]

I have been using ubuntu 13.10 (amd64bits) for a while and always the same problem happen with me when I add a new VPN connection. My problem is the same as described in the follow website -> ...
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How to get L2TP VPN client working (xl2tpd fails)?

I'm trying to get an L2TP VPN setup. I'm using the L2tpIPsecVpn GUI. I've got my connection setup, but when I try to connect, I get this log: Apr 10 08:24:59.034 ipsec_setup: Stopping Openswan ...
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OpenVPN Server on home desktop & Client on laptop

I would like to setup a small vpn server on my home desktop using Ubuntu Precise (shortly to be using Trusty). The aim is to be able to do secure online banking on my laptop (also using Ubuntu ...
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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 client

I am having problem with VPN , my vpn configuration tab only displays Ethernet configuration i tried to install vpnc manger and it says it;s already installed by my vpn config only shows Ethernet ...
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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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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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Getting error while installing kerio VPN

when I try to install kerio, the message below appear: dpkg: error processing kerio-control-vpnclient-8.1.1-1212-p3-linux.deb (--install): cannot access archive: No such file or directory Errors ...
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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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Unable to install juniper VPN client on 13.10

I am trying to install juniper's vpn client for ubuntu 13.10 but I have not been successful so far. I wish to install the client to be able to connect to my school's vpn. I downloaded the setup and ...
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How to disable IPv6 when connecting to an OpenVPN server using Network Manager on a dual-stack system?

I'm using the OpenVPN client through the OpenVPN Network Manager plugin on a dual stack (meaning configured both for IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity) Ubuntu 13.10 to redirect all traffic through the VPN ...
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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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Tunnelbear VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit and wish to have the VPN program Tunnelbear with the same functionality in Windows. I have checked the website ...
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How To Open My WebPage Using External IP In My PC?

I am using UbuntuServer13.10 in my server and Windows7SP1 in my PC and both connected with a DSL modem (Dynamic External IP), So whenever I try to open my server page in my PC using internal IP of ...
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Manually start Kerio VPN

I've installed Kerio VPN client for my Ubuntu (13.04 x64). It starts automatically on system startup. (Manual) I want to be able to control it manually. UPDATE I don't want it to start ...
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Change OpenVPN client's default route

When setting up a test openvpn client on Ubuntu (using this guide), the client sets a route which tunnels all traffic through the vpn. For example, when I connect to the vpn from Ubuntu, this is what ...
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Can I have only one program access my VPN?

Currently I have two computers, both running Ubuntu. Both computers connect to the same ISP, but with one I use a VPN service. For reasons not relevant to this question, I am considering getting rid ...
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Ubutnu server 12.04 VPN with PPTPD cannot access internet on clients

I have recently completed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 32 Bit. I have installed and set up PPTPD for my server. My server is behind a consumer grade Netgear DGN2200v4 router with port ...
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Remote Desktop from a ubuntu 13.04 to an Ubuntu 13.04 machine so the user on the second machine can see my movments

I would like to remote desktop/VPN from an Ubuntu 13.04 computer (a) to an Ubuntu 13.04 computer(b) so the user(s) on the second machine can see my movements. I would like something a lot like ...
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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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openvpn: this is a generic configuration and cannot directly be used

I have experienced a problem. I have installed OpenVPN AS on VPS. Used .ovpn config with OpenVPN Connect on my Windows 7 desktop. Works fine. When I tried to configure VPN connection on Ubuntu, I ...
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How to install openVPN server in Ubuntu 12.04 to have PPTP access using username and password?

I am trying to install OpenVPN Server with PPTP type enabled, so that only using username/password someone can have my network access. But my OpenVPN Access server is not allowing me to login via the ...
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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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using iptables to restrict VPN user access to internal network

So say I have a set up in which a single server running virtual machines and a pptpd server. The pptpd server hands out IP addresses in the 192.168.0.0/24 range. The virtual machines have IP ...
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How do I route an OpenVPN connection to an interface?

I want a service on my server to connect to the Internet using an OpenVPN connection. While I could connect the server to the OpenVPN server directly, it would (a) make the rest of the server connect ...
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NMCLI works in script when I run itdirectly , but not when run in CRON

This is under Ubuntu 11.10 I have a script that starts a PPTP VPN connection fetches a couple of files, then closes the connection. When I run this script from a terminal prompt it works perfectly; ...
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Openvpn w/ Network manager

This may be a shot in the dark. I'm setting up a Ubuntu 12.04 computer in an open area in which each user need their own username and password to access the network via VPN. This must be a very simple ...
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Why can I connect to a Windows homeshare when I have my VPN turned on but not when I have it turned off?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I wasn't really having any major problems until I took my computer to work. I wasn't able to connect to the local network where all the shared files were kept even though I was ...
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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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How can I share my internet connection from windows to ubuntu?

Okay, so I have a mobile connection attached to my main pc (windows 8.1), the address range is 192.168.43.1 - 255 with the gateway being 192.168.43.1 and I want to share this to my Ubuntu server which ...
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Unable to download torrents when using a VPN

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and using OpenVPN and vpnbook. When I am using a VPN I am unable to download torrents. I have tried it on 3 different torrent clients (qBittorrent, Deluge, and Transmission). ...
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When connected through netExtender, work network can't be accessed with names

There are already plenty of questions along the same lines, but I don't see them helping: netExtender vpn 6.0 works momentarily then remote hosts timeout -- Already updated but doesn't fix the issue. ...
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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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Using VPN on Ubuntu - Incorrect location / Turkish Government blocked Twitter

I'm using ZenMate Chrome extention for VPN service. My real location is Turkey and my Public(virtual) location is Germany. When I use http://www.rapidtables.com/tools/where-am-i.htm to learn my ...
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VPN Connection only for specific service or port

I rented a Virtual Machine and i want to use an VPN Service inside for privacy like Hidemyass & Co. I connect to the VM via VNC, but everytime i switch on the VPN in the VM the VNC connection ...
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Set IP-Routes in NetworkManager?

I'm executing a connection to a vpn in ubuntu's NetworkManager, which works really fine. As is need the vpn connection only for accessing ONE ip address, i set NetworkManager not to set its default ...
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Is there a free service like HotSpot Shield for Ubuntu?

I use Hotspot Shield (Free VPN) on the Window side when I'm out of the house. Do anyone know of a similar tool or service for Ubuntu?
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Config import on network-manager-openvpn

I'm trying to use a free service using the OpenVPN protocol using OpenVPN's GUI module in the network manager. The config worked perfectly well as .ovpn on Windows. The behavior in Windows is such ...
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set username to client

how to set username when connect from vpn to linux server? I use of pptpd for vpn server in my server. I want to assign username or id for each client when connecting to server for identify users.
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selectively route traffic in split-VPN 12.04

I often work remotely. I use the Network Manager to set up my VPN connection, which has worked pretty well. The VPN I have set up currently using the Password with Certificates (TLS) type. What I ...
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How To debug and fix a PPTP VPN client connection

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 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 problem. When I ...