Here’s the simple steps for you to connect to a Cisco VPN in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Cisco, an American company is the leading provider and manufacturer of enterprise network devices, telecommunication hardware, networking security and networking software. According to as of April 2018, Cisco holds a 73.9% market which makes it the undisputed leader in its industry. Without further ado here are the steps.

  1. Install vpnc and network-manager-vpnc-gnome 1. Install VPNC and Network Manager

     sudo apt install vpnc network-manager-vpnc-gnome
  2. Enter your password 2. Enter your password

  3. Confirm installation 3. Enter Y to proceed with the installation

  4. After successfully installing the required software it is time to configure it. 4. Open networking panel

  5. Add a new VPN connection 5. Add a VPN connection

  6. From the VPN type options, select Cisco Compatible VPN (vpnc) 6. Select Cisco compatible VPN

  7. Enter your VPN credentials and press Add 7. Enter your VPN credentials


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