This page offers a step-by-step instruction for the installation of VPN for Ubuntu.

Step 1: Install Network-Manager


 Open the gnome-terminal by pressing Alt + F2 and run the following command:

”sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc“.

Step 2: Add VPN-Connection


Open network-manager. Then click on VPN and add a new connection.

VPN-Verbindung anlegen

Schritt 3: Choose VPN Connection Type


Choose Cisco Compatible VPN (vpnc), then Create.

VPN Connection Type auswählen

Step 4: Enter userdata


Connection name: RWTH Aachen

Gateway: vpn.rwth-aachen.de

User name: username (format: ab123456)

User password: WLAN/VPN Password

Group name: FullTunnel

Group password: medical

Click on Save. Then you can choose the new VPN-Connection in the network-menu.

Einstellungen eingeben