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How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby Kagero » Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:13 pm

i already installed ghostbsd 2.5 . so i want to install openvpn but after i searching in the internet , i found nothing
please help me !!
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How to install openvpn on GhostBSD


Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby bsdkeith » Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:11 am

Welcome aboard.

I think you should consider using a more up to date version. ;)

https://www.freshports.org/security/openvpn/
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby Kagero » Mon Aug 24, 2015 2:06 am

is the latest ghostbsd version is include openvpn package or not ?
explain please :(

i am newbie
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby bsdkeith » Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:31 am

Using the latest version of an O/S is always 'recommended practice' to keep vulnerabilities at bay.
(2.5 is quite old & uses a different packaging system to that used now.)

As far as I know, openvpn is not included software, so will have to be installed by yourself.
(The old way is pkg_add openvpn, the new way is pkg install openvpn.)
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby Kagero » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:08 am

okayy
thanks

but 1 more question
how to connect to wifi with ghostbsd 10.1 release?

i struggling you know

please answer detail :)

thanks :D
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby bsdkeith » Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:08 pm

Take a look here,
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO88 ... eless.html

(GhostBSD did have a network manager, but I think there may have been a problem with it, & believe it is being worked upon.)
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby Kagero » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:26 pm

how about updating the package of ghostbsd 2.5
it is pkg update or what ?
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Re: How to install openvpn on GhostBSD

Postby bsdkeith » Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:27 am

The old pkg is no longer used by the upstream FreeBSD - another reason to use a more up to date system.

Edit: There were a great many changes to the way the system operated when version 10 of FreeBSD came out.
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