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Hotspot Shield is an application which connects to U.S.-based VPN servers. Ubuntu is able to connect both to PPTP and OpenVPN servers natively. If you know the login details of a specific server, you (probably) will be able to connect to it and we will be able to point you to the corresponding guides.


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Besides the normal IPaddress, name and password in general all my VPN connections have the following settings: In case any of my VPNs did not work selecting a fixed "security" option did the trick. In that case they all needed 128-bit encryption to work. Do read the parts about VPN on the Network Manager part of the Ubuntu help in case you did not do ...


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You will need to check you windows configuration. You mos likely are using the remote gateway, you do not want to have that checked. You want to only use the VPN tunnel when you are accessing IP's on the remote network.


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I started having the same problem one day on Xubuntu 14.04. I've added the line Enable Single DES to the file /etc/vpnc/default.conf. This fixed it at first. Days later I had the same issue again. I tried removing that line and it worked again. I can't tell if something changed on the VPN server side or not to cause this, but that resolved it for me.


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You can install the package vpnc. This is a Cisco-compatible VPN client with can be installed with apt-get install vpnc then you have to configure it /etc/vpnc/vpnc.conf with your IP Vanish Credentials: Set the following information: IPSec gateway <Host Server> IPSec ID <Vpn Username> IPSec secret <Vpn Password> Xauth username <your ...


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You can install the package vpnc. This is a Cisco-compatible VPN client with can be installed with apt-get install vpnc adapt the vpnc.conf in /etc/vpnc to your needs Set the following information: IPSec gateway <Host Server> IPSec ID <Vpn Username> IPSec secret <Vpn Password> Xauth username <your system username> then write a ...


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The screenshot signifies that the network manager is not running. To check if network manager is up and running: sudo initctl list | grep "network-manager" To start the network manager: sudo service network-manager start


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L2TP/IPSec VPN it is a two phase vpn. First IPSec, second L2TP with PPP. Before trying to solve any problem with L2TP (with or without NAT) you must be sure that first phase (IPSec) it is ok. There are two possible methods for IPSec authentication/encryption, ssl certs or pre-shared key. If you are using ssl certs than you can have a empty ipsec.secrets, but ...


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Run command $sudo -u root ./install.sh from folder where install.sh is stored in terminal. It installs successfully with root privileges.


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just let xl2tpd run in userspace, it will be slower but it works for me FYI - i don't feel it slow. source: my daemon.log Oct 4 18:29:39 tk xl2tpd[22238]: Enabling IPsec SAref processing for L2TP transport mode SAs Oct 4 18:29:39 tk xl2tpd[22238]: IPsec SAref does not work with L2TP kernel mode yet, enabling forceuserspace=yes Oct 4 18:29:39 tk ...


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When the VPN doesn't connect kindly: 1)Ping the VPN server to ensure it is available. 2) Confirm your Internet provider or your computer's firewall settings are still configured to permit traffic to and from your VPN. If you are using PPTP protocol, TCP Port 1723 and GRE Protocol 47 must be opened/enabled and for L2TP ensure UDP port 1701 is not blocked. ...


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Chances are the VPN server doesn't support some compression features. If the server is windows based, try to disable PPP Echo packets sending, also disabling BSD compression, Deflate compression and TCP header compression might solve the problem. If the issue persists, DNS error might be the culprit.


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According to the man page: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/trusty/man8/vpnc.8.html You can use obfuscated secrets in the conf Scrambled passwords from the Cisco configuration profiles can be used with IPSec obfuscated secret and Xauth obfuscated password. You could also try importing a pfc file (with the obfuscated passphrase in) ...


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I got "address", "netmask", and "gateway" in this way: 1) connect to VPN normally 2) run "ifconfig" command. output is somthing like this: eth0 .... .... lo .... .... ppp0 Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol inet addr:172.16.11.15 P-t-P:172.16.11.1 Mask:255.255.255.255 .... .... ...



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