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Setting up a VPN on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by d0cb0b, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. d0cb0b

    d0cb0b New Member

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    As a complete newcomer to using Linux, installing Ubuntu on a new hard drive was completely painless, but I know need to work out how to install a VPN on Linux so I can work from home. I am would be most grateful if anyone could point me in the direction of a VPN that is (ideally free) would work with a Windows server and firewall. I put my hands up and say I have never set up a VPN on Windows so am starting from a non-existent knowledge base!


     
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  2. atanere

    atanere Moderator
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    Hey Doc! I'm not too familiar with VPN either, but you'll need some info from your Windows server administrator (like the IP address to connect to). Below is a link to a YouTube video that gives a nice simple explanation. Hopefully the real installation will go so smoothly as the demo! Good luck!


     
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    Condobloke Active Member

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    I run Linux Mint 18.3

    I use AirVPN

    It costs...not free.

    Three Days:
    1 €
    One Month:
    7 €
    Three Months:
    15 €(5 €/m)
    Six Months:
    30 €(5 €/m)
    One Year:
    54 €(4.50 €/m)

    Works on Linux, and therefore Ubuntu...seamlessly. It even works on a Mac

    I have only had 2 minor problems with it....in each case I contacted their support and the fix came almost instantly.
     

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