how to create a VPN connection in Ubuntu 9.04

Posted on 2009-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I just need to create a simple vpn connection on Ubuntu.

thanks in advance.
Question by:creationtech
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Expert Comment

ID: 24306322
are you trying to make ubuntu server as vpn server

or you want to install vpn client to ubuntu to make a vpn connection to another server??

Expert Comment

ID: 24306335
open synaptic and search for vpn. choose one package and install.
after that open  network connections window
the tab VPN must be active
Good luck!

Author Comment

ID: 24308761
thanks for the fast response.

fosiul01, i want to install VPN client to ubuntu to make a vpn connection to a windows server.

stany0, i saw all the packages available here but there are many options, which one do you recommend for a windows server?

thanks again.


Accepted Solution

stany0 earned 125 total points
ID: 24308875
my favorite is hamachi. you can find it on
from synaptic -
this two vpn clients have version for windows and linux
but you can choose from:
PoPToP ( ),
CIPE ( )
IPSec - Openswan ( ), Freeswan ( )
PPP over SSH
OpenVPN ( )

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Expert Comment

ID: 24312002
@author sorry due to night ddnot able to reply
have you use pptp client ??

its easy, and it will work for windows.

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