[Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

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[Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by Meander » Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:47 pm

I have a few VPN services, they work mostly great on my TARA installation but (while on VPN) I can't open some websites i.e. youtube, quora, etc. smoothly, meaning that most of the times I must refresh the page 5 or more times to get it to connect, but other websites work flawless. what can be the cause of the problem? because those same VPN services work on my other devices like android, iOS, Windows.
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Re: VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by catweazel » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:41 pm

Meander wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:47 pm
I have a few VPN services, they work mostly great on my TARA installation but (while on VPN) I can't open some websites i.e. youtube, quora, etc. smoothly, meaning that most of the times I must refresh the page 5 or more times to get it to connect, but other websites work flawless. what can be the cause of the problem? because those same VPN services work on my other devices like android, iOS, Windows.
To determine if the problem is with your VPN provider, you're going to have to do some testing without the VPN on those sites.
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Re: VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by Meander » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:21 am

catweazel wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:41 pm
To determine if the problem is with your VPN provider, you're going to have to do some testing without the VPN on those sites.
without VPN, with TOR browser and with socks proxy I tested and works fine.

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Re: VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by catweazel » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:22 am

Meander wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:21 am
catweazel wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:41 pm
To determine if the problem is with your VPN provider, you're going to have to do some testing without the VPN on those sites.
without VPN, with TOR browser and with socks proxy I tested and works fine.
Ok, now try with just the VPN. No TOR browser and no socks proxy.
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Re: VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by Meander » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:34 pm

Ok, now try with just the VPN. No TOR browser and no socks proxy.
as I told before, only the VPN is problematic.

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Re: [Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by Meander » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:35 am

I think this problem is due to DNS leak I have detected on my system.

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Re: [Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by sammartin8935 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:34 am

have you tried using a different VPN instead? Also, a desktop VPN functionality differs from Android or iOS VPN functionality. What VPN are you using? VPNs are supposed to unblock websites. Strange. Try contacting their Support.

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Re: [Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by phd21 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:40 pm

Hi Meander,

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

I do not see how a DNS leak when connected to a VPN server is the cause of your described issues unless your ISP is the problem. Have you changed your local ISP connection's DNS Server IP addresses to those from a secure DNS provider like CloudFlare, dns.watch, opennic, openDNS, etc...? If not, I would highly recommend that you do so now.

Setup Guide | OpenDNS
- for Linux Mint desktop, click link below, click computers, scroll down to LinuxMint or Ubuntu and follow the instructions. You can use any DNS provider's server IP addresses including OpenDNS servers. CloudFLare (1.1.1.1, 1.0.0.1) claims to be the fastest and most secure now.
https://www.opendns.com/setupguide/

CloudFlare DNS
For IPv4: 1.1.1.1,1.0.0.1
For IPv6: 2606:4700:4700::1111,2606:4700:4700::1001

It could also be the VPN provider you are using may be having issues. Is this just a recent occurrence or has this been going on for awhile? Have you tried another VPN server from your VPN provider? Have you tried using another VPN provider's servers even temporarily to see if that works better? You might consider trying one of the free VPN providers like "vpnbook" or "vpngate" to see if the problem persists.

Hope this helps ...
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Re: [Solved] VPN Problematic with some websites!

Post by mrmajik45 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:56 pm

Just use the https://1.1.1.1/ DNS.
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