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Anyone succeeded in setting up an IPSEC/L2TP VPN?

This worked for me: First install the following dependencies: sudo apt install git intltool libtool network-manager-dev libnm-util-dev libnm-glib-dev libnm-glib-vpn-dev libnm-gtk-dev libnm-dev ...
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Network and VPN consistently disconnect after locking screen for twenty minutes

These are the solutions that worked for me. I went into greater detail to explain myself and each solution. I did quite a bit of research so I wanted to share this information with this group if ...
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ElementaryOS and Wireguard

Since Elementary uses the same package manager as Ubuntu, usually you can follow instructions written for that distribution. NOTE: Elementary does not come with software-properties-common installed (...
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Can't install private internet access

I'm on Loki and got the same problem. Apparently I solved using the RoboLinux installation method as listed on PIA support site. I'm connected to VPN right now. Hope this helps.
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Cannot connect to my VPN service

Finally got the VPN working after finding the answer in the following link: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1394977 The network manager somehow uses nm-applet (which does not run by ...
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VPNC & network-manager

I added network-manager-vpnc and network-manager-vpnc-gnome with apt-get install. After that I am able to add the Connection with GUI tools.
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Loki - no VPN connections in network-manager tray applet

Its on the wishlist: https://bugs.launchpad.net/wingpanel-indicator-network/+bug/1489486 Seems like its not coming anytime soon tho :((
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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

I found a solution for this Install PIA as seen on the site. Then edit pia_manager.desktop sudo nano ~/.local/share/applications/pia_manager.desktop And alter the line Exec=/home/bats/.pia_manager/...
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Can I connect to my VPN through GUI in Loki beta

Currently elementaryOS's Switchboard Network Plug doesn't support VPN connections. This question have been previously asked before (No GUI Access to VPN Connections | OpenVPN | 16.04 Loki Beta Daily ...
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How to configure Internet access ONLY through OpenVPN connection

Also not an expert but long story short, it takes a couple of measures. I've been using the following tool in combination with NordVPN, which seems to performs these measures automatically. https://...
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Trouble installing L2TP vpn protocol on Elementary

You need to install xl2tpd package. Here are the commands I use on Elementary OS Hera: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nm-l2tp/network-manager-l2tp sudo apt update sudo apt install xl2tpd network-manager-...
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How to install VPN App

The file you downloaded is a script. After downloading it, you must mark it as executable and then run it in Terminal. Right-click on the .run file, and go to Properties. Here, go to the Permissions ...
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Add VPN type to Network configurations

Try installing the openconnect packages: sudo apt install network-manager-openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome followed by: sudo systemctl restart network-manager.service The Choose a VPN ...
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Can't Install Cyberghost VPN

I did tweaked it to look like it supports 2.34 in the install.sh file but it returned with errors take a look at the picture. first one is from my terminal other one is from the cyberghost response ...
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L2TP / IPsec VPN on Mikrotik

First Network Manager by default doesn't support L2TP, So first install network-manager-l2tp, Use below steps. sudo apt install git intltool libtool network-manager-dev libnm-util-dev libnm-glib-dev ...
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VPN Unlimited- minimise to Wingpanel?

That's most likely because for better or worse, Elementary/Pantheon defaults to hiding indicators that haven't been whitelisted. You can correct this issue, and get indicator functionality back in ...
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Connect and reconnect automatically to the VPN

You can have the VPN autoconnect by first setting up a vpn connection under the network settings. Then go to the ethernet or wifi tab and click on settings. Then under the general tab you can set it ...
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How to Fix DNS Leak with VPN

Hi This is a bug in openVPN. If you want to fix DNS leak you need to use Nordvpn linux client. You can connect to nordvpn with terminal command nordvpn connect <server name> after installing the ...
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Add Cisco VPN with login credentials an group name

I have a account with NordVPN, they have linux users download ovpn files, which you can import. See: https://nordvpn.com/tutorials/linux/openvpn/ Does Cisco VPN provide something like that? What ...
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VPN Connection disappear

Cosing the System Settings and opening it again does the trick for me. Definitely an annoying issue!
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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

I had a similar issue with the PIA app, so I uninstalled it and configured the VPN through eOS's network configuration. No problems so far.
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VPN list strange behaviour

For your second question check out: https://elementary.io/get-involved#funding As for your first one, you might want to file a bug report instead.
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Can't install private internet access

Install PIA as seen on the site. Then edit pia_manager.desktop sudo nano ~/.local/share/applications/pia_manager.desktop And alter the line Exec=/home/bats/.pia_manager/pia_manager/run.sh so it ...
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How to add a new VPN connection in Loki using .ovpn file?

In Loki, openvpn and networkmanager-openvpn are already installed. To import an *.ovpn, you need to make sure you have certificate files separate from the *.ovpn. Then go to System Settings -> ...
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