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Problems with openvpn (Sailfish

asked 2019-06-04 08:26:40 +0300

as400 gravatar image

I have problems connecting to my openvpn server both with gui and command line. When I try to connect from command line with nemo user I get: "Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/net/tun: Permission denied". Running the same command with root connects successfully. Anyone with similar problems ?

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what similar problem?! - regarding not able to open the tun/tap device from nemo user it is clear. you should be root to do that. Perhaps you are missing some elevation rules. I should admit I never tried to contact the vpn server from the phone.

deloptes ( 2019-06-06 00:16:16 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-06-04 12:05:41 +0300

Marzanna gravatar image

Try SecureFishNet from OpenRepos. I found built-in VPN client very unreliable.

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SecureFishNet also doesn't work.

as400 ( 2019-06-04 12:46:49 +0300 )edit

answered 2019-06-04 17:03:07 +0300

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updated 2019-06-04 17:03:16 +0300

chmod 660 /dev/net/tun

That has fixed it in the past, perhaps it'll fix it for you now.

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answered 2019-06-05 00:10:36 +0300

SaimenSays gravatar image

For me it works, also with But setup was done long time before with imported .ovpn file, including the keys.

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