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VPN client
« on: March 18, 2007, 06:35:49 pm »

I need a VPN client.
Does anyone know where I can get a suitable package ?

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Re: VPN client
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2007, 06:55:53 pm »

Download above, open a terminal, navigate to the directory where you downloaded it, login as root (su), type ¨installpkg nameofpackage¨.

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Re: VPN client
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2007, 06:32:47 am »


I tried the same, but when executing it I get following message :

openvpn: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

This liblzo is not in the repository. What next?
I am running VL 5.8 on my box,

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Re: VPN client
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2007, 06:45:29 am »

Try searching the repos for lzo.  My openvpn uses this fine (though I actually ended up compiling mine from source).  When I do a search for lzo I get the following:

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lzo-2.02-i586-1vl58 [inst=no]: LZO (a real-time data compression library)
lzo-2.02-i486-2ahl [inst=yes]: lzo 2.02 (Data compression library)
gnutls-1.2.9-i486-4cf [inst=no]: gnutls

My version of openvpn (2.0.5) runs fine against this lzo compression library.

HTH, not sure whether the newer 2.0.9 openvpn work on this library or not.



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Re: VPN client
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2007, 12:22:44 pm »

The problem is that the openvpn package was moved to the extra repo, while it's dependency, lzo is still in the testing repo.
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Re: VPN client
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2014, 09:15:17 pm »

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