Ubuntu – Unable to load VPN connection editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

14.04gnomenetwork-managervpn

Some time ago I created a VPN connection using Ubuntus own Network Manager, which worked fine! Now, a few months later, I want to go in and edit the connections details, but instead I get this error: unable to load VPN connection editor.

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Any idea how this could be solved?

[UPDATE]
Starting the connection manager manually with nm-connection-editor lets you edit the settings, but that still leaves the original error.

Best Answer

  • Run

    sudo apt-get install openvpn network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome
    

    This will prompt for both your password, and a Y/n answer, please provide it with your password, and Y.