VPN client installation?

Joachim Ott jo.omsl at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 11 01:20:26 CET 2008

2008/11/10 chocotuar <mckeea at rpi.edu>

> My school has a wireless network that's set up to work with our own VPN
> clients, and I'm trying to get my FreeRunner hooked up with a VPN client so
> it can access the wireless. The problem comes from the fact that I can't
> find any decent documentation on how I would go about doing this.
> I'm running 2008.9, and I thought I had found an ipk for vpnc, which turned
> out to be a bust by halting with the message "vpnc was built without
> openssl: Can't do hybrid or cert mode." Next, I looked up other VPN
> clients,
> which is when I found openvpn.
> openVPN doesn't have an ipk that I can find, so I found the source code and
> tried to compile it on my FreeRunner, but that halts with the message
> "configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables." I don't know if
> this is because I've install gcc incorrectly, or if there is indeed no way
> to compile from source.

I wonder if you want just an anomynous WLAN connection or a real VPN
connection. Anyway, both can be traced back to you. Be it a FR or a iphone.
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