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OpenVPN only connects when am root

Is it normal that you have to be a root user to connect to OpenVPN client because when I am not a root user this message appears and it fails to connect: Tue Dec 11 03:04:31 2018 ERROR: Cannot ioctl ...
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How to Fix DNS Leak with VPN

So Im using Juno and I can't get my NordVPN to work correctly. I keep getting DNS Leaks. I'm pretty sure the issue has to do with the OpenVPN protocol. Anyone know how to fix this problem? Thanks.
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OpenVPN connect by .openvpn file. How to import settings?

OS: Last Elementary with Phantenom I get ovpn file. Now i want import it by 1-2 clicks but how it possible? Network Settings\VPN+\ 1. Import a saved VPN configuration - didnt help it says: The file ...
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I need to install openvpn 2.4, how would i go about this?

i need a newer version of openvpn installed since i need the support for ncp-ciphers. How would be the correct way of installing a newer version of openvpn that is not in the repo?
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How to configure Internet access ONLY through OpenVPN connection

How to completely block access to the Internet directly, without OpenVPN? All traffic must go through VPN connection, including DNS, TCP, UDP, etc. I want to prevent any leaks that may occur due to ...
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VPN type - only PPTP - no VPN or Import option.

Says I need the correct plugin installed. Have installed Openvpn. Regards David
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How to stop leaked DNS for VPN?

I have Loki and I use Private Internet Access for my VPN. I couldn't get PIA's client to work on Loki so I used this method to install and it uses the network manager. It works great, but my DNS leaks....
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How to configure vpn on Elementary OS Loki?

I am running an Elementary OS Loki stable build and confirmed that openvpn is present in my system. However I'd like a comprehensive guide to configuring VPN for privacy on my network connection. ...
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When PIA is running, you can no longer access the application to connect to a different VPN. It's no longer in the notifications panel

When Private Internet Access is running on Elementary OS, it launches and goes in the background. You cannot access it in the notifications pane. When you go and try to run it again, it will never ...
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Cannot connect to my VPN service

"Failed to request VPN secrets #3: No agents were available for this request" I tried reinstalling openvpn and network manager, and tried different ovpn profiles and made sure I entered the correct ...
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How to add a new VPN connection in Loki using .ovpn file?

In KDE I have a button "Import" which can be used to import VPN connection from .ovpn file. How to do it in elementary OS Loki?
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Deleting PIA application

I accidentally installed Private Internet Access application by clicking and opening the zipped file from their website. It is listed in my applications but I cannot delete it using terminal because I ...
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Can I connect to my VPN through GUI in Loki beta

Is it still possible to connect through the network applet somehow? I installed network-manager-openvpn-gnome, but I can't find anything in the network settings. There is only the "Proxy" option under ...
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No GUI Access to VPN Connections | OpenVPN | 16.04 Loki Beta Daily PPA [closed]

I recently did a fresh install of ubuntu 16.04 using the mini.iso and installing a headless CLI environment. I then added the elementary os daily PPA and ran: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...
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Attempting to connect to VPN

I use NordVPN. I clicked VPN Connections -> Configure VPN -> Add -> Import a saved VPN configuration file -> entered my username and passwrd and imported cacrt file but every time I try to connect it ...
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Do I have to patch PrivateTunnel OpenVPN so that certificates are validated?

I use Private Tunnel VPN. The support website (under Connection questions: How do I connect to PrivateTunnel using Ubuntu Linux?) recommends this for Ubuntu : Configuring Network Manager to ...
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Interface to configure OpenVPN

I want to import a OpenVPN-Config or create a new one. I don't want to write a configuration file manually. Is there a configurator application that can help me?