Posted on 3:24 AM by Softminer and filed under ,

Freiburg university users need to have VPN connection to connect to local university network.

university usually suggest cisco-vpn but VPNC software is more easier to install.

to install vpnc i386 on ubuntu:

1. download and install vpnc i386 from
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2. Create a config file /etc/vpnc/default.conf :
you can easily copy sample.conf to default.conf

IPSec gateway ipsec-rz.vpn.uni-freiburg.de
IPSec ID campus
IPSec secret campus
Xauth username username
Xauth password pass

3. To start the client, enter: vpnc
4. To stop the client, enter: vpnc-disconnect
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