Cisco VPN Client + Ubuntu 6.06.1 = high blood pressure

Nicholas Kline kakster7 at
Thu May 17 02:01:54 UTC 2007

Thank you for your help.  I installed the
build-essential package then ran through the Cisco VPN
client install again.  Now it looks like I'm getting

However, the installation process showed some warnings
which I am hoping someone can explain.

Here are the installation results:


sudo ./vpn_install

Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 4.8.00 (0490) Linux
Installer Copyright (C) 1998-2005 Cisco Systems, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.

By installing this product you agree that you have
read the license.txt file (The VPN Client license) and
will comply with its terms.

Directory where binaries will be installed

Automatically start the VPN service at boot time [yes]

In order to build the VPN kernel module, you must have
the kernel headers for the version of the kernel you
are running.

Directory containing linux kernel source code

* Binaries will be installed in "/usr/local/bin".
* Modules will be installed in
* The VPN service will be started AUTOMATICALLY at
boot time.
* Kernel source from
"/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.15-28-686/" will be used
to build the module.

Is the above correct [y]

Making module
make -C /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.15-28-686/
SUBDIRS=/home/kakster/Desktop/vpnclient modules
make[1]: Entering directory
  CC [M] 
  CC [M]  /home/kakster/Desktop/vpnclient/frag.o
  CC [M] 
  CC [M] 
/home/kakster/Desktop/vpnclient/interceptor.c: In
function ‘handle_vpnup’:
warning: assignment from incompatible pointer type
warning: assignment from incompatible pointer type
warning: assignment from incompatible pointer type
/home/kakster/Desktop/vpnclient/interceptor.c: In
function ‘do_cleanup’:
warning: assignment from incompatible pointer type
  CC [M] 
  LD [M] 
  Building modules, stage 2.
Warning: could not find
/home/kakster/Desktop/vpnclient/ for
  LD [M] 
make[1]: Leaving directory
Create module directory
Copying module to directory
Already have group 'bin'

Creating start/stop script
Enabling start/stop script for run level 3,4 and 5.
Creating global config /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient

Installing license.txt (VPN Client license) in

Installing bundled user profiles in
* New Profiles     : sample

Copying binaries to directory
Adding symlinks to "/usr/local/bin".
Copying setuid binaries to directory
Copying libraries to directory
Copying header files to directory

Setting permissions.
    /opt/cisco-vpnclient/bin/cvpnd (setuid root)
    /opt/cisco-vpnclient (group bin readable)
    /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient (group bin readable)
    /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient/Profiles (group bin
    /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient/Certificates (group bin
* You may wish to change these permissions to restrict
access to root.
* You must run "/etc/init.d/vpnclient_init start"
before using the client.
* This script will be run AUTOMATICALLY every time you
reboot your computer.


Should I be concerned with anything that occurred
during the installation process?

Thank you for your time,


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