The Shrew Soft VPN Client is a free IPsec VPN Client for FreeBSD, NetBSD,
Linux and Windows operating systems. This product can be used to communicate
with Open Source VPN servers (e.g. ipsec-tools) as well as some commercial
This package provides the connection manager program, which allows one
to create, manage and use VPN connections.
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install Shrewsoft's ike-qt for recent Ubuntu
To install Shrewsoft's ike-qt for recent Ubuntu, simply use the following command: