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Topic # 84726 6-Jun-2011 23:53
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My seedbox provider also gives me an openvpn connection I can connect to, works great in my VM at home for torrenting (subject to ISP slowness) but I was wanting to get my android to use it so I can safely use free wifi around the place.

Is it possible? Googling gets many forums of developers talking about installing stuff etc, I just want to know if I can get it working on a non rooted and wont be rooted handset.




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  Reply # 478408 7-Jun-2011 01:15
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I believe you can't use OpenVPN without rooting - requires a TUN adapter installed i think, which isn't going to happen without root.
Cyanogenmod has it built in - root access ftw!

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  Reply # 478448 7-Jun-2011 09:42
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PPTP or L2TP. Those are your only options without rooting.

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