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  1. #1

    vpn client for debian

    I want to connect to a vpn server and I'm using debian 5.
    I installed Kvpnc package but when I try to make a new profile I choose "Microsoft pptp" as vpn type and I receive the following message:
    the required daemons (pppd and pptpd) aren't availabale
    what should I do? please tell me the details because I'm a beginner in Linux.
    and is there anyway to download required daemons in another computer and use them in my computer (I'm worried about dependencies)?

  2. #2
    Hi, the most easyest way to solve this would be by installing the deamons.

    apt-get install pppd

    should be enought.
    As long as you have used apt-get for installations there shouldn't be any dependency problems.
    apt-get will list all needed additional packages and all packages that will need to be uninstalled if needed ...

    If I remember right ...
    pppd is the client
    pptpd is the server

    Theres also the possibility to just ask apt-get about the dependencys.

  3. #3
    thank you first.
    I think apt-get install pppd uses Internet for downloading the daemon. but I want vpn connection for accessing Internet and don't have Internet access from my debian yet.

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