[vpn-help] newbie help question: can't start client

Richard Jones richard at symplectic.co.uk
Wed Mar 17 10:08:24 CDT 2010

Hi Stafan,

> Am 17.03.2010 14:29, Richard Jones schrieb:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I'm a new user of shrew vpn on Linux (Ubuntu 9.10), and am having
>> problems getting the software to actually run.  I downloaded and
>> compiled the source, which seems to have worked (see below), but there
>> doesn't seem to be an obvious way to start the client interface - am I
>> totally missing the obvious?
> Please take the packages provided by your distribution.
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/ike
> Just get rid of your manual installation and state a ... as root or
> with sudo:
> # aptitude install iked ike-qtgui

Great, thanks for your help. 

There doesn't appear to be a link or information about this on the 
shrewsoft website, which is a shame because doing it this way worked 
perfectly, very quickly, first time!

All the best,


Richard Jones
Head of Repository Systems, Symplectic Limited
e: richard at symplectic.co.uk
t: 0845 026 4755
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