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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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How can I get NetworkManager to autoconnect to a Openconnect VPN via nmcli without prompting for a user and password

I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via ...
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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 that: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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UFW for OpenVPN

I want to configure ufw (uncomplicated firewall) for OpenVPN. Connections are only allowed through OpenVPN. Everything else should be blocked. So if OpenVPN is disconnected -> no internet! I found ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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Vpn problems with Ubuntu 12.04 are driving me mad. What further issue(s) could be contributing? And how do I fix it?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have had to manually configure my vpn since the network manager just wont connect for unknown reasons. Additionally I cannot use openvpn or vpnc as I don't have assess to a ...
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14.04: Clicking a VPN connection in the network icon menu does nothing

This is identical to (Open VPN connection doesnt work after reboot Ubuntu 14.04) with the one exception that it is a PPTP connection and not OpenVPN. Usually when I click a connection in the menu the ...
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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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How to change pptp vpn remote password 12.04

I'm looking for a way to change my pptp VPN connection password on the remote server, is there any way to do this? I know that from windows if the password expires the connection automatically prompt ...
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VPN Connection Problem on 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN for pptp connection. but received following errors: 3 23:18:32 rana-laptop kernel: [ 933.399299] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Asking for cache data failed Jul 3 ...
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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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Junos Pulse Workaround?

My institution recently switched from using Juniper Network Connect to Junos Pulse. Under Network Connect there is a series of solutions for connecting to VPNs from Linux using Network Connect, but ...
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L2TP/IPSec VPN configuration for Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop

My first question here, and I hope someone can help me out. I manage an Astaro/Sophos ASG220 UTM9 fw 9.106-17, and I have an L2TP\IPSec VPN object configured using a pre-shared key for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN problem

I want to establish a VPN (PPTP) connection to my school, but it always fails. This is what I get from tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 29 20:25:56 vaioz NetworkManager[1981]: <info> Starting VPN ...
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How to use a VPN which was created on Ubuntu machine?

I followed these instructions: http://askubuntu.com/a/305401 How can I connect to my VPN server? What's the ip address I need to connect to? I want to do that from my mobile phone. ...
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Problem connecting to isp server using xl2tpd as client. Ubuntu server 13.04

I have followed guides found on google and ubuntu support pages and can get xl2tpd connection up but only under the following conditions: 1 - ADSL model must be configured and connected to the ISP ...
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How to share a Vpn Internet connection

follow my scenario: Router Internet without possibility to configure a VPN Laptop Ubuntu with wifi and ethernet. Configured on it a VPN. Other device where i cannot install a VPN. I would like ...
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Can't SSH into server over internet while server is connected to VPN

So I have Transmission running on my Ubuntu 13.04 server that is connected to a VPN via OpenVPN. The problem is I want to be able to access the server over the internet, but it won't work while the ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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Is there a Checkpoint client for Ubuntu?

I use checkpoint VPN software to connect to my office network on windows. I tried a lot to configure the same on ubuntu VPN, but never succeeded. Anyone aware of any specific software/steps to ...
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How do I route all my traffic that doesnt go through tor through a vpn?

I have a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit acting as a wifi router based off this guide http://nims11.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/hostapd-the-linux-way-to-create-virtual-wifi-access-point/ I would ...
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How can I connect to Microsoft Direct Access?

My company has moved from Cisco VPN to Microsoft Direct Access. I was using network-manager-vpnc to connect from Ubuntu before. Can I use the same to connect to direct access? If not, how can I ...
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Connecting to a VPN only works from the login screen

I setup a new connection through network manager to my work's pptp VPN. When I'm logged into my account, when I select the VPN connection from the network manager applet it does nothing. The error I ...
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openconnect either no internet or no network access

I tried to use openconnect as alternative cisco-pvn client. When connecting to the vpn, my internet connection gets lost but my intranet connection works. This is a common problem and the suggestion ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: ...
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Proxy VPN settings in Network Manager: for remote or local?

So I am at some place with a normal (direct) internet connection and want to go through a remote network (my work) where I need a proxy to access the internet. Thus, I need to configure also a proxy ...
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Cannot connect to VPN ubuntu 14.04

I'm using hide.me I followed the tutorial, but I cannot connect to the vpn. It shows up in the menu, but I cannot select it, it just does nothing. I think it should be common sense to allow for an ...
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How do I connect to an L2TP IPSec VPN using a PSK on 15.04?

I've installed StrongSwan and the network manager helper and I have the options in the applet for VPN, but it only supports certificate configuration, not PSK entry. I've tried to add the PSK into ...
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dns problem in guest after host connection to vpn

I configured linux guest in kvm runing on ubuntu14.04 host. It runs without any problem and has no issues with DNS. After connecting host to VPN (OpenVPN), guest is not resolving anything from DNS ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed after 1-2 min (14.04)

My pptp vpn connection always failed after 1-2mins I'm try solving it by http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2222063 and also check the "Use point-to-point encryption" box. but its still failed ...
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long delay to connect to vpn with network-manager

I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and since then it takes ages to connect to vpn (vpnc) from the network-manager. First, I hit this bug which makes nm-applet unavailable at startup. After starting it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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IPSec site-to-site VPN - behind router

I want to setup site-to-site VPN between two routers. On one site is an Ubuntu router marked "A", on the other site is a Cisco small business router marked "C". Here you can see the draft: ...
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Mullvad VPN (openvpn) keeps disconnecting / reconnecting (14.04)

New user of Ubuntu 14.04 here. Thanks to the community for all the support with answering questions! The Mullvad VPN client breaks and re-establishes the connection every few minutes! In one example ...
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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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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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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 Ubuntu 14.04 Server Win 7 Client Issues

So I have been googleing this for 2 weeks, and I keep failing on this problem. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a PPTP VPN server (I have to use PPTP, no choice to move to a different VPN). I'm ...
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HotSpot Shiled on Ubuntu 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am starting to get the hang of it. So when I was in windows I was using HotSpot Shield Elite (the Paid version) and it was working marvelously. Now I am trying to ...
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Kubuntu Network Manager setting wrong route when using OpenVPN

When I use the build in OpenVPN functionality of the KDE Network Manager in compairsion to the native openvpn program, I wont get any connection to the internet. I have a Ubuntu OpenVPN server ...
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Vpn connection not use default gateway

Can I configure a VPN connection, such that after the VPN connect I can still use internet on local machine? On Windows I can resolve this by unchecking the following box in ip config:
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How to see log of nmcli “Network connection failed :unknown reason”

My country has network block, so when i use "nmcli connection up uuid", it always show "connection establish successful" and then show "Network connection failed :unknown reason:" right now, I find ...
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Vpn traffic not going through tun0

Good afternoon! I'm trying to configure a VPN server in Ubuntu using openVpn. I already configured the server.conf file and the client.conf file (one of my vpn clients is a Windows virtual machine ...
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VPN window doesn't apear

I'm a new Ubuntu user and i use it alongside win 7. I've done some update and since then I've not been able to use my VPN connection. I click on it and it doesn't even show any window. How can i make ...