Ubuntu (Gutsy) + Pidgin + Links = "Denied"

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 12:27:45 MDT 2008

Jacob Fugal wrote:
> Well, I've installed it now, but it doesn't solve the problem.
> Unfortunately, the VPN is smart/draconian enough to block OTR. It
> gives the same "Your system policy has denied the requested action"
> message when I try and initiate a private conversation. :(

Maybe you can change your routes after connecting to the vpn so that
only traffic that is destined for your work machines goes through the
vpn.  This would leave normal traffic like IM going through your normal

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