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42. How do I connect to the VPN using Ubuntu?

  1. First apply for the VPN-service. Go to VPN service at Medarbetarportalen and follow instructions in the section Application for VPN service.

  2. Then install the openconnect client:

    sudo apt-get install network-manager-openconnect-gnome

  3. From the menu choose Edit connections...

  4. Select Add

  5. Select the Cisco AnyConnect Compatible VPN (openconnect) connection type.

  6. Edit your connection by naming it (VPN.UU.SE in this example) and then enter the gateway

  7. The new connection will now show up in the Network Manager menu. Open it.

  8. Enter your username and password A and if you dare select Save passwords.

  9. It worked!

  10. Check your new IP-address:

    ip addr list vpn0

  11. You can also go to websites like to see where you are connecting from.

This entry vpn.ubuntu was last modified 2018-08-13

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