question again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 18:35:06 UTC 2015


here is what I get with the sudo
command:raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo openvpn
--config anonymizer_universal.ovpn
[sudo] password for raymond:
Options error: In [CMD-LINE]:1: Error opening configuration file:
anonymizer_universal.ovpn
Use --help for more information.
raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$



On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Shot in the dark here..
>
> Did you buy and/or download Anonymizer?  Judging by that file list, that's
> my guess.
>
> So I went over to the Anonymizer website, and noticed that you have to
> "sudo" the config command:
>
> *sudo openvpn --config anonymizer_universal.ovpn*
>
> Now this is the command I found on their site.  If you're not using
> Anonymizer, probably best to ignore me for the rest of the day...
>
> Beside sudo, they also specified a different .ovpn file.  If you are using
> Anonymizer, maybe try the command shown here?  I'm just guessing here..
>
> Also, I noticed that you extracted everything into /home/raymond/Downloads/etc.
> I think that you may have misunderstood a step somewhere along the way.
> It's still ok the way it is!  But just so you know, Downloads (aka
> ~/Downloads) is in your home folder /home/raymond/Downloads, but /etc is
> actually a system folder in the root of your system.  I think you may have
> stuck the two folders together in one command.  You're still ok!  You'll
> see lots of programs stick their configuration files in /etc.  No damage
> done here, but I always double-check the instructions whenever I see "/etc"
> or anything other than the home folder.  Just a security thing..
>
> You seem to be having problems with the Linux folder system.  Don't worry,
> it took me a long time to figure it out too.  It gets even harder if you're
> coming from a Windows or DOS background.  Here's a youtube video that might
> help out: https://youtu.be/2qQTXp4rBEE
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2015 at 13:06 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> this the part that I cant get to work
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> but before that step I'm supposed to open the file, thus :
>>> *Running the OpenVPN client with the downloaded client config file**:*
>>>  Usually, the easiest way to install an OpenVPN client is to use the
>>> *--config* argument to specify the location of the downloaded client
>>> config file:
>>>
>>>
>>> *openvpn --config client.ovpn*
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:54 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> They suggest to Downloads/etc, I tried to do that but I really don't
>>>> know what I'm doing (as you can see).
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Stephen M. Webb <
>>>> stephen.webb at canonical.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
>>>>> Hash: SHA1
>>>>>
>>>>> On 15-03-23 12:25 PM, Raymond House wrote:
>>>>> > Nothing came up with the first command but here is the result of the
>>>>> second command:
>>>>> > raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$  find $HOME -name
>>>>> 'client.*'
>>>>> >
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.key
>>>>> >
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.crt
>>>>> >
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.key
>>>>> >
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.crt
>>>>> >
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.key
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/lib/au/client.crt
>>>>> > /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>>>> (2)/lib/au/client.key
>>>>> > /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>>>> (2)/lib/au/client.crt
>>>>> > /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>>>> (3)/lib/au/client.key
>>>>> > /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>>>> (3)/lib/au/client.crt
>>>>> > raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>>>>> >
>>>>>
>>>>> Looking over the how-to at openvpn.org it seem you need to manually
>>>>> copy
>>>>> /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/sample-config-files/client.conf to
>>>>> some place (maybe $HOME/client.ovpn, to start) and
>>>>> edit it to point to the appropriate .key and .crt files, and, um,
>>>>> stuff.
>>>>>
>>>>> - --
>>>>> Stephen M. Webb  <stephen at ubuntu.com>
>>>>> https://launchpad.net/~bregma
>>>>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
>>>>> Version: GnuPG v1
>>>>>
>>>>> iEYEARECAAYFAlUQQxIACgkQTLRKqWcl7vOnbQCgg1ePArDt+2q5RYTyAZPNn5qN
>>>>> wnUAoLMc0OQoqygqnBRKXEPwfJU+0QfH
>>>>> =sgX6
>>>>> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
>>>>>
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