Cisco vpn client on Linux

These are the steps required to instal the Cisco vpn client ver. on Ubuntu 11.10 (it should work on any kernel above 2.6.38):

1. Download the necessary software:

Cisco vpn client.
– patch 01. Get details about this patch here.
– patch 02. Get details here.
– optionally patch 03. This is a patch I wrote and it enables dkms for building and installing the cisco_ipsec kernel module.

2. Apply patches:

# tar -xzvf vpnclient-linux-x86_64-
# cd vpnclient
# patch -p1 < ../vpnclient-01-a-fseitz.patch
# patch -p1 < ../vpnclient-02-joergensen.patch
# patch -p1 < ../vpnclient-03-dkms.patch

3. Install:

# ./vpn_install