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Re: PrivateInternetAccess VPN and Guix

From: Meiyo Peng
Subject: Re: PrivateInternetAccess VPN and Guix
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:03:55 +0800


address@hidden writes:

> Welp. I've read of being able to run it as non-root on other distros. So if
> possible I'd love to be able to. Not sure if it's a big security risk to run
> openvpn as root or not though.

There is an openvpn-client-service-type in Guix.  Maybe that's a better

> On 03.06.2019 03:34, Meiyo Peng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> address@hidden writes:
>>> So I managed to get it working mostly okay through installing openvpn
>>> and running sudo (should I actually be running this as sudo?) --config
>>> my-openvpn-config.opvn
>> Yes.  Running OpenVPN requires root privilege.
>>> Note: Attempting to use the gnome network settings did not work and 
>>> complains
>>> it
>>> couldn't find a vpn connection. Possibly due to how the .opvn file is
>>> formatted?
>> I am not a Gnome user.  No idea.
>> --
>> Meiyo Peng

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