question again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 18:59:17 UTC 2015


I don't know what happened there,but this should be right:
 raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo openvpn --config
anonymizer_universal.ovpn
[sudo] password for raymond:
Sorry, try again.
[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 2:54 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:

> this is the first command :raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
> cd ~/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn$
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 2:51 PM, CrankyOldBugger <
> crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> ok, let's try these two:
>>
>> cd ~/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>
>> *sudo openvpn --config **anonymizer_universal.ovpn*
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 23 Mar 2015 at 14:45 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> her is the result: raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>>> find $HOME -name '*.ovpn'
>>>
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal.ovpn
>>>
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal.ovpn
>>>
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/etc/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal_openvpn/anonymizer_universal.ovpn
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>> (2)/anonymizer_universal.ovpn
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/anonymizer_universal_openvpn
>>> (3)/anonymizer_universal.ovpn
>>> /home/raymond/Downloads/AnonymizerUniversal.ovpn
>>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 2:43 PM, CrankyOldBugger <
>>> crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Can you do this command, similar to what you did before, to see what
>>>> config file you're supposed to be using?
>>>>
>>>> find $HOME -name '*.ovpn'
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, 23 Mar 2015 at 14:35 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> here is what I get with the sudo
>>>>> command:raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$ 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
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