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Vulnerability: hijacking VPN-tunneled TCP connections

A new vulnerability affect all Linux disro - How can I check if my OS (elementary OS) is affected by this so called "VPN-tunneled TCP connections." Further: How can I turn ON Reverse Path Forwarding ...
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VPN Connections & Tray Icons in Juno

I installed Juno yesterday. VPN Connections in Network setting do not affect on the browsers and in Chrome proxy settings is written: "When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop ...
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elementary 5.1.6 and NordVPN

I am using Elementary for a few weeks on my Thinkpad for a few weeks now. I just have an issue with NordVPN. I followed the instructions as explained here (https://support.nordvpn.com/Connectivity/...
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Trouble installing L2TP vpn protocol on Elementary

I've been trying to install l2tp on my Elementary OS Hera machine. I haven't found any guide for this that is specific to Elementary, and while the related packages appear in my apt search, the option ...
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NO VPN- import Ipvansish

Whats going wrong with elementary OS 5 Juno ? There is NO way to import IPvanish- vpn's. This option (import VPN-connection) works in other Linux-distros without troubles. Why NOT in elementary ? ...
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How to connect to IKEv2 VPN?

I'm trying to configure a elementary OS Hera client to connect to an existing VPN using IKEv2 EAP - but I can't get it working. Can anyone tell me what's wrong? (see UPDATE I below for further ...
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L2TP / IPsec VPN on Mikrotik

could you please help me finding a solution for my VPN? I've setup VPN on my mikrotik router in the office and it is working just fine. So I've done same setup for my clients mikrotik and my ...
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Adding an MFA OpenVPN profile to the VPN utility

I have a .ovpn profile which I'd like to add to the system vpn utility. The vpn requires a google authenticator code whenever I log in, and I can't figure out how to add it to the vpn settings - I'd ...
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How to install VPN App

I am very new to linux. I want to install Private Internet Access VPN app. they have a nice Linux app which works well on Linux Mint. I have now installed Elementary and it's great. But I can't get ...
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Add Cisco VPN with login credentials an group name

To log in to the server of a client of mine, I need to make a VPN connection. On Ubuntu I managed to do this quite easily following the steps as described here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/31100/...
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Add VPN type to Network configurations

I'm trying to save a OpenConnect vpn in the network settings, however i'm only prompted with two types (OpenVPN and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol PPTP) even 'tough i've installed OpenConnect and ...
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Anyone succeeded in setting up an IPSEC/L2TP VPN?

I have been struggling with setting up an IPSEC/L2TP based VPN for a couple of days, and I'm leaning towards that it's broken upstream. After running sudo apt-get install l2tp-ipsec-vpn, the ipsec ...
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Network and VPN consistently disconnect after locking screen for twenty minutes

With Elementary OS 5 "Juno" 64 bit GNU/Linux installed on my three gaming PCs, I learned that both my Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11 dual-band AC Wi-Fi keep disconnecting and my VPN encrypted tunnel ...
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ElementaryOS and Wireguard

Testing linux and started with Elementary OS. I am looking to finalize my install with wireguard. I am lost as far as how to install and the name of the package to install wireguard. I did run apt-...
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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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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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VPN Unlimited- minimise to Wingpanel?

I have paid for a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, so would like to use it on my Elementary notebook computer. Unfortunately, while it does appear to run correctly, I can't get it to do so in ...
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bitmask vpn: Could not find a polkit authentication agent. Please run one and try again

On elementary OS juno I tried to connect to bitmask vpn but it shows me this error: Could not find a polkit authentication agent. Please run one and try again. and I don't know what should i do, ...
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Connect and reconnect automatically to the VPN

Could you please answer me about how I can turn my VPN connection on automatically after logon? And if connection is lost what I can do to auto reconnect it? Thank you in advance!
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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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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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VPNC & network-manager

I don't seem to be able to add VPNC connections in the network manager. I've installed vpnc and vpnc-scripts, neither has added the VPNC option to the menu to add a VPN connection. I can run vpnc from ...
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Unable to Create a Juniper VPN connection

I've recently installed Juno and I simply love the clean design. Kudos. The issue I'm having is trying to connect to my work VPN. I installed openconnect and NetworkManager-openconnect, but the only ...
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Trying to get tray icon to appear for PIA (Private Internet Access VPN) in Juno Beta

I have installed PIA using the installation script found on their website on top of the Elementary OS Juno Beta. The installation completes successfully, and I am able to enter my account information ...
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startup with vpn connected

At startup, computer connects to network automatically. Can I also have computer start with vpn connected/connect as the next step automatically?
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Cannot connect pptp vpn: Vpn service stopped

I'm trying to connect to a pptp vpn. but I keep getting the error "vpn service stopped" It used to work at beginning but then stopped working, and I don't know what exactly caused it to fail. I ...
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VPN failed for openconnect server

Starting today after regularly using VPN using Loki's built-in nav-bar gui, I can't connect. When I attempt to select the VPN service, it shows as an exclamation mark in a red circle. Tooltip shows ...
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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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VPN Connection disappear

I have set up a VPN according to the instructions of my provider, but at random times the connection disappears from the VPN list in network settings. Its still there in the "edit connections" list. ...
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Can't install private internet access

Followed this step by step: https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/installer/download_installer_linux Pia doesn't run after this command: ./pia-v65-installer.sh When I run it manually (with the ...
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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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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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VPN list strange behaviour [closed]

Love Elementary OS - after years of trying different Linux flavours this is the one that has finally tempted me away from Windows 7. I've noted a strange behaviour in the VPN connections list - I ...
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Loki - no VPN connections in network-manager tray applet [closed]

In network-manager i can only select wireless and wired networks as well as hidden but not VPN. To connect to VPN I have to go to system settings and connect from there. How do I add VPN menu option ...
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Built-in VPN connection failure

Nevermind! I would still like to know why it doesn't worked with the built-in client. But I just found out that the ShrewSoft VPN client is available through the Software Center. Ok, I start to love ...
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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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How can I troubleshoot a “VPN connection failed”?

I'm trying to use Hola's full VPN feature. In their setup guide they give instructions only for Windows and Android, but I should be able to use that info on Linux as well, i.e. VPN server, username ...