Configure FlowVPN on Ubuntu Linux

To configure FlowVPN on Ubuntu first install these 2 packages either through Package Manager or the terminal:

apt-get install vpnc network-manager-vpnc

To configure FlowVPN using the Ubuntu Network Manager follow the instructions here:

To use FlowVPN from the terminal run the command vpnc.

Enter the server address (, username, password and shared secret from the FlowVPN Client area. The IPSec ID should be left blank.


Example connecting from terminal:

root@ubuntu17:~# vpnc
Enter IPSec gateway address:
Enter IPSec ID for
Enter IPSec secret for bewhereprojects
Enter username for your@email.address
Enter password for xxxxxxxx

You will now be connected to FlowVPN