question again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 19:08:39 UTC 2015


nope

On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 3:06 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> caps lock off?
>
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2015 at 15:03 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> again: 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 2:51 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:
>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 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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