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  1. Okay, so I've done a lot of reading, it's safe to say. I asked tech support on the live chat, however, I think I had just too many questions and information and didn't know what answers I really needed. From the top. I purchased Torguard in an effort to torrent, without getting the little notices that say 'hey, knock that sh** off.' I have gotten two copyright infringement notices from ATT so far, rather, the owner of the connection has. I've since had to work my way back to actually getting the logins (albeit not through her) and I don't want to get her into any more trouble. That being said. I've read, I learned Torguard was rated highly for VPN & torrenting, and I got the anonymous proxy to go with it. There is a plethora of information out there but nothing that I can completely wrap my head around, even having a strong working knowledge of computers since Windows 95 and B&W monitors. I'm not new, but I am new to this. I understand the VPN software is an easy little click and its supposedly on, I can verify to some extent that it is working, but I cannot be sure that it remains connected or that the connection drops with the VPN - which I am not even sure of how to notice if it drops! There are ***proxy*** configuration pages for different torrent programs, but I don't see information on port forwarding, or setting up the connection to the VPN directly, and the ones that I do see have equally as many posts complaining that they have leaks due to the connection dropping and the client using data outside the vpn tunnel. I don't need a 100% hand walkthrough, but a guide or video that points to the answers would be awesome. Answers that aren't immediately thwarted by one thing or another - proper configuration for my situation, I suppose. The ISP is ATT Uverse, they have provided a 5268AC, which I connect to through a wireless adapter to ethernet (connection is faster, idk why, it just is). I am running Comodo Firewall on the machine and I would like to use bitcomet or something similar, because I would like to have access to the KAD network. I have been trying to figure this out for hours and I can't...I know I need to open ports, I don't know where to do that, the concept just plain eludes me right now, and I know this stuff well enough to be dangerous but apparently not well enough to be safe! HELP! Please, and thank you!
  2. Hi all, I could really use your assistance and input with the setup of my DD-WRT router with a Dedicated IP. I have been struggling with this for a while now and about to throw in the towel. Please forgive my newby-ness... my tech skills from bygone days of app development are quite rusty I'm running an older Netgear with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (03/25/13) as a gateway. I have another router without VPN. I flashed the router myself and, with much assistance from TorGuard Support (you guys are awesome), I finally got the darned thing running a VPN. The only problem is that it was not using my Dedicated IP. After much "internet education", I managed to work through some of the configuration. I now have internet access through it... BUT I have 3 persistent problems: it takes ages for the VPN to get established when the router reboots my real location and IP are visible... not the IP and location of the VPN connection keeps dropping and re-initiating (see log below) I'm likely doing something very wrong, but for the life of me I can't figure out what it is. Below are the screenshot of my OpenVPN Client setup, as well as an extract of my last log (I replaced my dedicated IP with [X.X.X.X]. If anyone could provide me some direction or feedback, I would be really be grateful! State Server: : Local Address: Remote Address: Client: RECONNECTING: connection-reset Local Address: Remote Address: Log 20180602 11:20:21 Socket Buffers: R=[87380->131072] S=[16384->131072] 20180602 11:20:21 I Attempting to establish TCP connection with [AF_INET]67.158.54.48:443 [nonblock] 20180602 11:20:22 I TCP connection established with [AF_INET]67.158.54.48:443 20180602 11:20:22 I TCPv4_CLIENT link local: [undef] 20180602 11:20:22 I TCPv4_CLIENT link remote: [AF_INET]67.158.54.48:443 20180602 11:20:22 TLS: Initial packet from [AF_INET]67.158.54.48:443 sid=78501a3c b15bd1dc 20180602 11:20:23 N Connection reset restarting [0] 20180602 11:20:23 I SIGUSR1[soft connection-reset] received process restarting 20180602 11:20:23 Restart pause 5 second(s) 20180602 11:20:28 W NOTE: the current --script-security setting may allow this configuration to call user-defined scripts
  3. Hey so i paid for a Proxy specifically. After I completed the purchase... I downloaded it, and only have the option of running a VPN. I was needing a proxy though. Can someone please help me figure this out.? Thank you, Trevor.
  4. Hi Guys, I want to be in VPN no matter what device is connected to my router so, seems like my ASUS RT-AC88U can connect as a client to VPN services by PPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN. Question is, how can I do it? If I opt in for OpenVPN, seems like I need a .ovpn file to import. Any ideas? Thanks
  5. crunkazcanbe

    Plex not working through vpn

    Trying to get Plex working over VPN but having issues due to needing port 32400 . If need be I can change the port but that's the default . Could I get any help please . Picture attached
  6. So I attach a laptop at work to Xfinity's hotspots (mainly to browse outside of my job's network) and use the TorGuard client to further protect what I'm doing. The signal from the hotspot is really strong and whenever I don't use TG's VPN, it's remains solid throughout the day. If I connect to a VPN, it'll generally disconnect after 10-15 minutes, sometimes quicker, sometimes longer. I know it's doing it since I have app kill enabled for the browser, just in case. I read in Xfinity's forums that they block VPN's on the public wifi's (I don't seem to have the same problem at home - at least not as much). Are there specific settings that I should be using to get around these constant disconnects? I read that setting TorGuard to TCP:80 will do the trick and I'm trying it, but thought I would reach out to see if anyone else is having problems or has specific answers. Thanks!
  7. Matt_H

    MLB.TV with Anonymous VPN

    Is anyone able to watch MLB.TV streaming games over Anonymous VPN this season? Any game I attempt to watch I get a regional blackout error. I attempted Chicago, Toronto, Turkey, and Iceland servers, all with the same results. I was able to watch games over Anonymous VPN last season.
  8. Hello, I am on the TorGuard VPN client and Windows (and browsers) still see my real location. If I go here https://ipleak.net/ is see my local IP and the VPN IP. It says I have a webRTC leak. I assume their is a chrome extension that can help for my chrome browser....but I am more concerned with Windows location still seeing where I am. Any advice? Thanks
  9. First.Impressions

    Fraud Status

    Hi, I just bought TorGuard VPN annual service. When I logged in to my account the status says “FRAUD”. At the time I registered I was using my current vpn provider via a vpn server in Mexico. Can you either remove the “fraud” status or cancel my account, and all charges, immediately?
  10. This is a how-to configure PMS and Torguard VPN running under a Synology NAS on DSM 6.1.4 in 10 EASY steps. This assumes the following: * You have Plex Media Server installed on your Synology box. * You'll need to open port 32400 on your router. * PMS will need to be configured for remote access with a manually-specified port (32400). * This uses a VPN configuration run from your Synology box, and not your router. Step 1: Configure the Synology VPN connection as instructed here: https://torguard.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=237 Step 2: Connect to said VPN, and find out what your external IP is by going to Synology Control Panel > External Access > DDNS > Add > External address (IPv4) and copying the IP address there. If you have DDNS configured, it'll show up on the list of DDNS service providers and you don't need to go into the Add menu. Step 3: Log in to your torguard.net account and go to https://torguard.net/tgconf.php?action=vpn-openvpnconfig to make a new OpenVPN config file with the following parameters: Hostname/IP "Custom" > use the IP you obtained from Step 2 Protocol TCP Port of your choice, but take note as you'll need to give this again in Step 5 Encryption Cipher should be something with CBC (make sure you use CBC, as DSM doesn't seem to support GCM) Click on Generate Config Save this somewhere you can get to it later. Step 4: While you're in torguard.net, go to the Client Area > Management Actions > Request Port Forward Step 5: Request the following: Protocol TCP Port 32400, click + IP Address: the IP you got from Step 2 Protocol: TCP Encryption: something similar to the port/cipher above in Step 3 Click on "Submit Request" and wait a few minutes (might take longer if you're doing this at 2am and there's nobody to comply with your request); once the Status goes to green and "Active" your port is now open and available. If it says "The port tcp:32400 on ***.***.***.*** is already used on the requested server - please choose a different IP or port." then you're all set here. Step 6: On your Synology DSM, go ahead and create a new VPN connection using the new config file you created in Step 3. Step 7: Restart PMS using the Package Center. Once it restarts, click on the URL in the package, and ensure the server successfully signs in under Settings > General Step 8: Connect to the VPN. Step 9: On your browser (ideally on a network outside your home), navigate to https://app.plex.tv/ Step 10: Enjoy your media! Notes: * It's important that you select Custom in the OpenVPN config generator. If you use any of the pre-determined hostnames, the IP provided may not be the correct IP with the open port, and the connection will fail. * If the external VPN IP changes, you'll need to do this again from Step 1, although I'm told that the IP shouldn't change. Any feedback is welcome and appreciated!
  11. How to create VPN Killswitch with Windows 7/8/10 Firewall Stop leaks when VPN disconnects. Introduction Having troubles with your VPN disconnecting and exposing your true IP address(es)? With the Windows firewall you can eliminate accidental leakage. What's the difference between TorGuards VPN Client killswitch and a Firewall killswitch? Simple, the client disables your main network interface, while the firewall simply blocks all traffic without disabling any network interface. The main problem with any third party application that disables your network adapter is when the VPN connection is terminated, there is a very small window where your IP address can be leaked. Let's not forget to mention that if the client cannot disable the adapter, perhaps due to: security suite, permissions, or when a malfunctioning operating system interferes. A firewall, especially Windows Firewall will have minimum chances of failure if configured correctly; it is arguably the best firewall for Windows in my opinion. Requirements: TorGuard VPN Client Windows (Tested with 7/8/10) No third-party firewall Step 1: Setting main network adapter from Public to Private Step 2: Open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Step 3: Backup Current Firewall Policy Step 4: Create Outbound Rule Step 5: Block all Connections for Private/Domain Step 6: Giving internet permission to applications manually Final Notes + WARNINGS If you ever get a firewall popup to add program, make sure to uncheck Private networks and only have Public networks checked before clicking Allow access; If you fail to monitor this, the killswitch will be pointless. Never allow any program to automatically add firewall exceptions. You should only do this manually or whenever you get prompted by Windows Firewall. This isn't a setup and forget solution. Existing firewall rules that are assigned the Private/Domain network spaces will be able to still connect, usually it's just local network related stuff. It would be good if you reviewed all rules and adjust them accordingly to your needs.
  12. I got a Socks5 error while i was downloading a torrent on vuze. I was using a VPN at the same time. Will the vpn protect me from risk and exposure despite the socks5 proxy failing. The Socks5 icon went from green to yellow at the bottom of vuze however the routing icon sayed green throughout. Sorry im new to this. Thank you answers appreciated.
  13. TorGuard

    Year Review

    Introduction Hello, I have been a TorGuard customer for roughly a year now, since last April. I’ve experienced some of the worst VPN providers and some of the best; the last VPN service I was with was good but expensive, so I went on the prowl to seek something that had a better price for what I was getting. One main reason that made me decide to choose TorGuard as my primary provider, was their prices. The VPN package alone isn’t much of a deal breaker, but the “Privacy Bundle†is. You get access to all TorGuard’s HTTPS/HTTP/SOCKS proxies plus their VPN service for a couple bucks more which is totally a steal. It’s much cheaper to purchase a subscription yearly instead of monthly, this is where I decided it would be cost effective in the long run. Next reason was that they do not log or monitor any user traffic, besides the automated security measures they have put in place to protect their network from outgoing spam or ddos. They offer free DNS servers in USA and France which also have no logs, you can rest assured whatever you are accessing isn’t being monitored by a third entity. You cannot go wrong with choosing TorGuard as a VPN provider, they provide top notch support to all customers, good reasonable pricing and fast servers all around the globe. Available connection methods: ovpn/pptp/l2tp/anyconnect/sstp/ssl/http/socks/ssh — Up to 5 simultaneous connections. They offer many different pre-defined openvpn configurations as well as a custom generator to fine tune as per your liking. Ports can be forwarded to most server locations instantly from the portforward dashboard, simply enter the port you want to forward and the server IP. Your VPN account uses separate login details(different from dashboard/forums) for enhanced privacy and security, the user/password can be changed at any time from the client dashboard. You aren't required to enter any identifiable information upon signing up, you could put your name as John Doe if you wanted, become anonymous with TorGuard. VPN Client Software TorGuard's VPN client is easy to navigate, sporting a minimalist interface to access all vital components. It is loaded with a lot of different configurable settings and features. The main features that stand out in the client are the following: DNS/WebRTC/IPV6 leak protection, killswitch, stealth proxies, built in anyconnect support. The client works well on Windows 10, all features I've tested do their job as advertised. The client supports: Windows, Mac OSX, Ubuntu 86/64bit, Redhat 86/64bit, Arch 86/64bit, and of course if you do not want to use the client you can always use the provided .ovpn configs (for your router or another configuration setup, etcetera). Ciphers/Encryption Specs: Customer Service Support normally responds to tickets within two hours or less, with the exception sometimes it may take up to 24 hours depending how busy they are; best time frame I have found was between the hours of 5am and 6pm. Staff are responsive, they do their best to help you with what ever problem you may have. Livechat is more intended for pre-sales questions, since staff cannot confirm who you are if you try to ask a question related to your account, such support related questions should be directed to a ticket instead. Staff frequently update their blog to announce latest security concerns for various different topics and as well new features to keep you informed regarding their services: https://torguard.net/blog/category/torguard-updates/ Servers/Speed I am not aiming for maximize speed, instead, to achieve a strong layer of protection with TorGuard's services. My ideal setup looks like this: My Computer > TorGuard VPN(TCP, AES-256) > TorGuard Proxies(Load Balanced) > Tor Network. While this setup is not the best for speed, it does still work really well and can download stuff at reasonable rates. TorGuard servers are very reliable, I've been connected to a single VPN server location for weeks at a time; would be longer, but I end up changing locations/settings often. There is no bandwidth limits on any of the servers, TorGuard doesn't throttle users, you get unlimited bandwidth. Each month I find myself using over 1 terabyte DL/UL and haven't been restricted in anyway. TorGuard is the perfect choice for Torrents and or as a general VPN provider. The major selling point is the amount of servers you get access to, TorGuard claims to have over 1600 servers, available to 54+ different countries! End This review was not endorsed or paid for: it is solely based off my personal observations and information provided by TorGuard. Thank you for reading, hopefully you have gained some insight for how the services are like. If you want to try TorGuard out yourself, they offer a 7 day refund if for any reason you are unsatisfied with the service. Have a nice day. Check this out: Real Questions of Anonymity other VPN Service Provider’s Won’t Answer
  14. My office building's public WiFi blocks VPN connections. I was never able to connect to my former VPN host when on that network. I hoped that TorGuard's Stealth mode would solve this problem for me. Unfortunately, TorGuard VPN will not connect when I am connected to my office WiFi. I am using the Windows TG client. I have tried selecting the Los Angeles "Stealth" connection, both with and without the manual Stealth Proxy option. I have tried selecting other US connections, both with and without the Stealth Proxy option. Nothing works. The client just cycles between WAIT -> AUTH -> RECONNECTING endlessly. (When I'm not on my office WiFi, I have no problem getting TorGuard to connect properly.) I submitted a ticket to TorGuard Support, but they have been unhelpful. Anyone have any ideas what I can try? Are there log files for the Windows TG client that I can examine to see if there are any clues?
  15. I have experienced what seems to be a bug in TorGuard on iOS devices: If I enter a wrong password or user name, TorGuard will keep retrying to connect and will refuse to disconnect, effectively hijacking the device's entire network connection. You will need to kill VPN entirely on the device to regain control of your network. I have had it happen on both an iPhone and an iPad. Has anyone else seen this?
  16. Requirements: openconnect vpnc vpnc-scripts Install requirements: Ubuntu/Raspbian # Update repository sudo apt-get update # Install openconnect and vpnc scripts sudo apt-get install openconnect vpnc-scripts -y Openwrt/Lede (current available openconnect does not work, you need to compile your own) # Update repository opkg update # Install openconnect and vpnc scripts opkg install openconnect vpnc-scripts Connect to VPN: Method 1 (password stored in a file) (password is stored in plain text) # Method 1 - Password stored in file sudo openconnect -u YourUsername --authgroup=DEFAULT -b --passwd-on-stdin --cafile=/home/pi/torguard/ca.crt --servercert=YourServerCert --pfs Server:Port </home/pi/torguard/userpass.txt Method 2 (pass password in command) (password is in plain text) # Method 2 - Pass password echo YourPass | sudo openconnect -u YourUsername --authgroup=DEFAULT -b --passwd-on-stdin --cafile=/home/pi/torguard/ca.crt --servercert=YourServerCert --pfs Server:Port My results with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B on factory system is 20/20Mb/s during Kodi was running full HD stream. With openconnect, RaspberryPi can be used as streaming service with high vpn encryption provided by TorGuard. Autostart - Method 1 There are plenty of vpnc scripts which can be used. In case of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, it has onboard WLAN which does not perform very well, I don't get 20Mb/s with it. Connecting USB Wireless N did not solve the issue as it seems that RPi does not provide enough power to get more out of WLAN. For that reason I used external USB HUB with own power supply providing with power wireless or any other device, so that Raspberry itself has enough power. I ran into second problem. Without additional installation or manuall commands typing in terminal, you can't use second wlan that easy. Many suggest methods like to install some additional software for managing wireless, where I do not need onboard wireless at all to boot with the OS. But disabling it turns out often for newbies that they don't remember how to turn it on. That is the reason why I do suggest a very simple method for newbies, especially those who never did deal with this topics before. Using Raspeberry's LAN port is not a problem. I do get 90Mb/s, which is actually almost 100% what 100Mb/Lan card can offer. LAN is always preferable if possible. I will keep this example for the factory delivery of RPi and reffer to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B in this guide. Requirements: CA certificate from TorGuard. You can get it here. Save your password for VPN service into file in plain text, I will use this path in this guide /home/pi/torguard/onlypass-plain.txt Server's fingerprint (SHA1). (If you don't know how to find it, connect manually without and it will print sha1 fingerprint) (you can also always ask TorGuard support for assistance) XTERM xterm is not installed by default, you can install it with this command: sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install xterm -y Create a script to start openconnect in new terminal window Path in this guide: /home/pi/Desktop/tg.sh Example of tg.sh: sudo openconnect --verbose --pid-file=/var/run/openconnect.pid -u demouser --authgroup=DEFAULT -b --reconnect-timeout=200 --passwd-on-stdin --cafile=/home/pi/torguard/ca.crt --servercert=FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF --pfs 1.2.3.4:22 </home/pi/torguard/onlypass-plain.txt Create a script for autostarting VPN connection on boot. Path in this guide: /home/pi/Desktop/autostart-openconnect-at-sharedip.sh Because we need separate terminal window where we always can see what is going on, we need to start VPN after desktop has been loaded. There are several ways to achive it, but one simple is xterm: sleep 20 sudo xterm -e "bash /home/pi/Desktop/tg.sh;bash" Xterm starts a new window running a script where new terminal window is not closed after sh command has been run, because if it closes, you closed your VPN connection. Here I use 20 seconds to wait until everything loads or vpn will fail to connect. It works also with 10 seconds, but I would not recommend lower value. For more advanced setups, please use vpnc scripts. Edit LXDE session start script for current user Path to start script: /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart Add command to run a a script autoconnecting to VPN, add to : /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart Here I do disable onboard wlan0 because I use USB device and if you don't do that, then VPN will connect over wlan0. sudo ifconfig wlan0 down # Disable onboard Wifi @sudo /home/pi/Desktop/autostart-openconnect-at-sharedip.sh # Connect correctly over wlan1 (Here we have second time sudo, but it will not harm anything, it will only ensure, that if you forget sudo in your tg.sh, then autostart will still work) (You need to have root privileges to be able to access vpns folder) Reboot I hope it helps some newbies to get started with this amazing VPN service. On factory RPi and openconnect, I get 30Mb on download constantly which is great result and is enough for almost anything, including streaming in HD. Those who have/need faster connections, they will need to buy better device. But all in all, you can use RPi as Media Center together with IPTV behind TorGuards VPN and it is working very well, everything works very stable. This is much better replacement for any smart tv around and costs barely € 35. I think there is no cheaper device performing better for this price. If you know any, please show me the results, I would love to test them. Once again, TorGuard, thank you very much for such a great service!
  17. Hello all. I upgraded from 380.61 to 380.65. Has anybody gotten the VPN to work with the new version? I applied all of the regular settings but i need a few new options. I looked in the logs and saw the following below. Feb 10 15:03:42 rc_service: httpds 1724:notify_rc start_vpnclient1 Feb 10 15:03:42 openvpn[1961]: Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in config.ovpn:32: push (2.4.0) Feb 10 15:03:42 openvpn[1961]: Use --help for more information. Feb 10 15:03:42 syslog: VPN_LOG_ERROR: 522: Starting OpenVPN failed... New Drop down menu options in 380.65 Cipher Negotiation - Enable (With Fallback) , disable, enable Negotiable ciphers - AES-128-GCM:AES-256-GCM:AES-128-CBC:AES-256-CBC Legacy/fallback cipher - (List of different ciphers) Compression - Disabled, None, LZO, LZO Adaptive, LZ4
  18. Not bad at all for simply connecting but as you see, even connecting to torguard brings issues if your ISP is spying on you. This is very good example of something, where other tests show you that everyhing is ok but this test clearly shows you that your ISP is hijacking DNS. You need to have Java installed on your pc to run these tests, it does not work in chrome, but on firefox it does even if using combination of proxifier and foxyproxy (because java tool does all the job, not the browser itself) TEST NOW WITH ANALYZR Good article in german explaining it a little bit and includes the test itself. Send your tests to TorGuard support, they will help you very fast with any leaks, problems or even unintentionally missconfigured device like to open ports which you do not want at all opened. Here is one example (it provides a link which you can send to torguard support if your tests show any issues): More test results (example):
  19. Hi, I made this Script to start uTorrent after 60 seconds while my VPN Connection is trying to connect. timeout 15 start c:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe exit Since I noticed it takes some time to get my Dedicated IP address. TorGuard started the Script a little to early I hope someone have use for it Best Regards, BrooBee
  20. The TG Vpn update of November 19, 2016 has somehow changed my Adapter Settings for my ethernet, wfi, and it's very own TAP windows adapter settings affecting no response from the DNS Server. So basically, I could not connect to the internet (by ethernet or wifi) and I figured it out by myself on how to fix the issue. I had to make sure that I had to change IPv4 and IPv6 Settings on said adapters to obtain IPv4 and IPv6 addresses and DNS Server Addresses automatically and it would fix the issue... BUT then the settings would change so I have to figure out which adapter had the settings changed, whether be it TG (TAP) adapter or my own Ethernet or wifi adapters, I have to manually fix it. Is this some kind of glitch??? or error?
  21. Using VPN specifically for private torrent downloading. Followed Knowledge Base instructions and used the checkMyTorrent tool but error is "offline (timed out)" which isn't covered. I have tried different proxy setups but cannot get it started. Is there another guide or way to set bittorrent/utorrent up with Torguard VPN??
  22. I'm trying to follow this guide to forward a port for torrenting purposes, but it doesn't mention anything about a VPN. I've have a UDP port open in my Torguard dashboard with a pinned VPN IP. What do I do from here? On a side note, I've seen it recommended that you shouldn't open a port via your router, however as far as I can this is what the guide linked to above instructs you to do. Is the guide dangerous, or am I misunderstanding?
  23. Hi everybody, As a linux n00b and first time poster on this forum I wanted to share my experiences and gained knowledge setting up a VPN on OpenElec. The main reason I wanted to set op a VPN-client on my raspberry Pi was to watch BBC iPlayer from outside the UK. I tried xBian but got into trouble with some DNS-stuff and the TUN adapter. So I flashed openELEC on it and tried again. Setting Up Raspberry Pi 1 Windows 7 PC ExtraPutty Winrar Notepad++ Filezilla Win32 disk imager OpenELEC-RPi.arm-6.95.3 8GB SD card Tips & trics for linux n00bs: You can use TAB to autofill folders the command pwd gives you the current folder name the command ls gives a list of files in the current folder the command cd ~ brings you to your home folder When the terminal looks frozen after running a command, use CTRL+C to return. OpenElec installation First download the latest beta version of openELEC for the Raspberry Pi, then extract the .img file to a folder. Use Win32 disk imager to write the .img to the SD card. Insert the SD card into the raspberry pi and supply power to the device. Complete the wizard. Get the openvpn files Download the openvpn config files from TorGuard HERE and unzip them somewhere. I only needed the TorGuard.UK.London.ovpn files and isolated this one to my desktop. Open the file in Notepad++ and look for: auth-user-pass replace this by: auth-user-pass /storage/login.txt I read somewhere that the TorGuard ovpn files got he incorrect line endings and need to be changed to the Linux EOL. To do this in notepad++, Edit -> EOL Conversion -> Convert to UNIX format. Save the file as all files and rename it to: TorGuard.UK.London.conf Then create a new file in notepad++ and insert yout TorGoard username and password on two lines. [email protected] TGpassword Convert the line endings as stated above and save as, all files, login.txt SSH into the device Make sure your windows computer is connected to the same network as the Raspberry Pi, preferably wired. Find the IP-address of raspberry pi and write it down. (System -> System info -> Network) My IP-address was 192.168.178.30 but your's is definitely different. Open extraputty and insert the IP-address, tick SSH and click "OPEN". A black console should appear asking for a login. If not, upgrade the putty client and check connection with raspberry pi. The password and username are as following: login: root password: openelec congratulations! you're connected to the raspberry pi. Overclock Raspberry pi (optional) I got a Raspberry pi version 1, so speed is a bit of a problem. To overclock the device use: mount /flash -o remount,rw nano /flash/config.txt Look for the line: arm_freq=700 core_freq=250 and replace this by: arm_freq=800 core_freq=300 reboot the device to see the effects. Getting openvpn OpenELEC doesn't have apt-get so you need some hassle to get openvpn. I'ts in the unofficial repository so lets download it. I copy pasted the steps from here, to prevent link rot I also post them here. Make sure you are connected to the internet for this steps. * Open Kodi * Select SYSTEM > File Manager * Select Add Source * Select None * Type the following EXACTLY http://fusion.tvaddons.ag and select Done * Highlight the box underneath Enter a name for this media Source & type fusion * Select OK * Go back to your Home Screen* Select SYSTEM * Select Add-Ons * Select Install from zip file * Select fusion * Select xbmc-repos * Select english * Select repository.metalkettle-x.x.x.zip * Wait for Add-on enabled notification * Select Install from repository or Get Add-Ons on Helix * Select MetalKettles Addon Repository * Select Program add-ons * Select openvpn * Select Install * Wait for Add-on enabled notification * Select VPN for OpenELEC * Select Install * Wait for Add-on enabled notification Copy files to raspberry pi I use Filezilla to transfer files from the Windows computer to the raspberry PI. Open Filezilla HOST: sftp://192.168.178.30 (insertyour own IP) USERNAME: root PASSWORD: openelec quickconnect Drag and drop the TorGuard.UK.London.conf file from the Windows computer in the storage folder. Do the same with the login.txt file. Test the VPN connection SSH into the device using extraPutty, insert root/openelec and you are in the terminal. First test if openvpn is installed: openvpn --help When you see alot of commands and information pop-up, congratulations. then test the VPN connection: openvpn /storage/TorGuard.UK.London.conf When you see: Initialization Sequence Completed the connection is established. To test if the external IP-address is foreign use: openvpn /storage/TorGuard.UK.London.conf & wget http://ipinfo.io/ip -qO - The result is an IP-address you can check online to see if it's foreign. Run on Startup To run the line of code on startup openelec is different from other linux distro's. It uses a file called autostart.sh to tun things. run this to edit/create the file: nano /storage/.config/autostart.sh insert this into the file: ( openvpn /storage/TorGuard.UK.London.conf ) & CTRL-X to save and exit. reboot reboot the system and test the connection. DONE!
  24. A noob question- can we enable file sharing and network discovery, along with Torguard? This is for streaming media over at home, and printer sharing? Or does it have any risk with VPN?
  25. TheBatman

    Netflix (other than usa)

    Hi, Is there anyway of using the vpn service to access netflix from different regions. Not just the USA but other regions such as Japan and Brazil. (Japanese one has a lot of content not on usa) I understand that you can purchase static ips for these regions but this is at an extra cost. Is there anyway to get around the netfix 'you seem to be using a proxy/unblocker service' error message with the current vpn servers?
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