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On 1/23/2020 at 10:46 PM, funkoholic said:

I'm getting issues on 2.18.6 while running


eddie-ui -cli -connect
basically the whole process stops at

Collect information about AirVPN completed
what's funny, if I run it w/o the -connect parameter and then trigger it with n, it will go ahead and connect to a server. I'm pretty sure it was fine in 2.18.5 beta and before.
Kali Rollin'.

So the new version doesn't change anything and the automatic connection is still stuck at the same place. As someone else mentioned adding
--pinger.enabled=False
will also help the case.
It's Kali Rollin' and it's vpn over tor (if it changes anything...).

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I found an annoying bug in v.2.18.7

When the checkbox 'don't ask elevation every run' is checked it will become unchecked when you save your settings.
I have the windows service installed an it worked fine in 2.18.5. So i switched back to the older version.

Can this be fixed?

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On 2/22/2020 at 7:12 AM, nzxtd said:

I found an annoying bug in v.2.18.7

When the checkbox 'don't ask elevation every run' is checked it will become unchecked when you save your settings.
I have the windows service installed an it worked fine in 2.18.5. So i switched back to the older version.

Can this be fixed?


Previous discussion in this thread indicates there is a known 2.18.7 elevation issue in MS Windows if installed over an existing version. An uninstall followed by deletion of all traces before installing 2.18.7 helps. Dev is aware of the issue.

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@airdev

Android app must be extensively rewritten to meet new Google requirements for Android 9 and 10. No reason to hurry as the app does everything we and our customers need. It's not written anywhere that an app that works perfectly must be "frequently updated".

About Eddie the development is slow, you are correct, but Mac and Linux users can now count on a totally different stable application which is also evolving in something more (i.e. a real daemon with frontend applications). Once completed with a GUI, even Windows development will become faster, as Eddie for Windows can be prioritized over Linux and Mac. We have invested a lot of time to fix critical bugs on OpenVPN3 library (which could not even work properly in Linux) and implement new key features. It's an investment in development time that may make the naive observer think that Air development is slow, but such investment will be repaid with high interests rate in the very near future.

Last but not least the development of OpenVPN 3-AirVPN by AirVPN has shaken OpenVPN community and symptoms that the community is waking up have appeared. If OpenVPN3 community wakes up even our fork will require less development time, obviously.

Kind regards
 

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Hi, just signed up for airvpn for the first time and can't get Eddie to work on mac os x. it continually fails on "Checking Route IPv4" i saw an earlier thread where it seemed to be a bug that was patched but not seeing anything recent. do you have any idea how to fix? love what you guys stand for, my first time getting a vpn.

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Eddie version: 2.18.7 / linux_x64, System: Linux, Name: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS \n \l, Version: Linux bunkerhill 5.5.9-050509-generic #202003120738 SMP Thu Mar 12 07:41:55 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux, Mono/.Net: 5.10.0.140 (tarball Sat Feb 24 15:30:44 UTC 2018); Framework: v4.0.30319


Running eddie-ui --cli on Ubuntu (terminal version only, I don't have a GUI)

Command line run:

 sudo ./eddie-ui --cli --connect --server=redacted --login=redacted --password="(redacted)"


Issues:
1) Upon startup, it runs up to "Collect information about AirVPN completed", where it appears to stop, or at least pause for an extremely long time.  Probably should be addressed or at least consider providing some feedback to the user, otherwise you may end up with a lot of support requests.

2) --routes.custom doesn't seem to work.  When I add --routes.custom="69.16.179.29,out;69.16.179.28,out" to my command line, there are no corresponding entries made in my routing table as shown by "ip route".


Minor issue:
The path displayed in the terminal for the profile has an extra slash: 

Profile path: /home/jeff/eddie-ui//default.profile


 

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4 hours ago, rgrdgr said:

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Eddie version: 2.18.7 / linux_x64, System: Linux, Name: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS \n \l, Version: Linux bunkerhill 5.5.9-050509-generic #202003120738 SMP Thu Mar 12 07:41:55 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux, Mono/.Net: 5.10.0.140 (tarball Sat Feb 24 15:30:44 UTC 2018); Framework: v4.0.30319


Running eddie-ui --cli on Ubuntu (terminal version only, I don't have a GUI)

Command line run:

 sudo ./eddie-ui --cli --connect --server=redacted --login=redacted --password="(redacted)"


Issues:
1) Upon startup, it runs up to "Collect information about AirVPN completed", where it appears to stop, or at least pause for an extremely long time.  Probably should be addressed or at least consider providing some feedback to the user, otherwise you may end up with a lot of support requests.

2) --routes.custom doesn't seem to work.  When I add --routes.custom="69.16.179.29,out;69.16.179.28,out" to my command line, there are no corresponding entries made in my routing table as shown by "ip route".


Minor issue:
The path displayed in the terminal for the profile has an extra slash: 

Profile path: /home/jeff/eddie-ui//default.profile

 

 


Thx, we will release a new version today or tomorrow, after checking this issues.

About 1), it occurs because Eddie tries to perform some latency tests (ping) to choose the best server for you.
I confirm there is a bug: the UI shows the tests progress, the CLI does not, it will be fixed.
Anyway, how many seconds is your "extremely long time"? We are thinking about enforcing some limits/timeout to reduce it.
If you use "-servers.startlast" the latency tests are skipped, Eddie connects directly to the last used server (if available). And if you whitelist servers or countries, the latency tests are performed only with whitelisted servers, reducing time.
 

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1 hour ago, Clodo said:

Thx, we will release a new version today or tomorrow, after checking this issues.

About 1), it occurs because Eddie tries to perform some latency tests (ping) to choose the best server for you.
I confirm there is a bug: the UI shows the tests progress, the CLI does not, it will be fixed.
Anyway, how many seconds is your "extremely long time"? We are thinking about enforcing some limits/timeout to reduce it.
If you use "-servers.startlast" the latency tests are skipped, Eddie connects directly to the last used server (if available). And if you whitelist servers or countries, the latency tests are performed only with whitelisted servers, reducing time.


Why is it performing a latency test at all if the --server option is specified?  Seems like that should skip it, just like --servers.startlast.
 

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18 hours ago, rgrdgr said:
Why is it performing a latency test at all if the --server option is specified?  Seems like that should skip it, just like --servers.startlast.
You are right, for a bug the latency tests are not skipped with "server" option, bug will be fixed in tomorrow release. Thx

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Version 2.18.8 (Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:59:48 +0000)

  • [bugfix] Windows - Support of OpenVPN2.5 tech-preview (also with new wintun driver)
  • [bugfix] MacOS - -mmacosx-version-min=10.9 on all binary
  • [bugfix] Service reinstalls automatically when version-incompatibility detected
  • [change] Code cleanup for stable release
  • [change] Enforcement of operation allowed by Elevation
  • [change] Enforcement of service checking
  • [change] Windows - Elevated converted from C# to C++
  • [change] Little score adjustment in UI
  • [change] Better feedback in CLI edition (mainly latency check steps)
  • [new] Linux - enabled CLI-only packages in all editions
  • [change] Minor changes

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@rgrdgr  @funkoholic

Now the latency tests have a feedback also in CLI edition, are faster (more concurrency threads), and specify a --server skip the latency test.


@rgrdgr  the bug about routes in cmdline is fixed, please retry.
 

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@Clodo
I'm still seeing a long pause after "Collect information about AirVPN completed" in both "eddie-ui --cli" and "eddie-cli".  It's been 7 minutes and I'm getting no indication of activity.  It seems to vary a lot, however - other times it runs by quickly.

--route.custom appears to work now, thanks.

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Installed portable 2.18.8 on Win10x64-1909... When connecting I get constant restarts... and this (see attached screen grab). No issues with 2.18.7.

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Installed 2.18.8 on linux and again raising elevated privileges error.

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The previous error message with the latest eddie beta on a fresh Windows 10 installation. Did not happen with beta 7.

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Does't work on Debian Buster on RPi4. After installation it throws "Unable to obtain elevated privileges" error on start when called "/usr/bin/eddie-ui". If started with sudo "sudo /usr/bin/eddie-ui", then it is stuck forewer on "Raise system privileges" step.

Reverting back to stable version, until this is fixed.
 

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Hello,
I now get the same error as Telos, but at first start everything was fine.
Windows 2004-64bit - Eddie 2.18.8 portable

. 2020.03.27 07:11:28 - Eddie version: 2.18.8 / windows_x64, System: Windows, Name: Windows 10 Pro, Version: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.19041.0, Mono/.Net: v4.0.30319
. 2020.03.27 07:11:28 - Command line arguments (0):
. 2020.03.27 07:11:29 - Profile path: D:\Eigene Dateien\Backups\eddie\default.profile
. 2020.03.27 07:11:29 - Reading options from D:\Eigene Dateien\Backups\eddie\default.profile
E 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Unable to find driver path 'C:\WINDOWS'
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Tun Driver - 0901: 9.24.2; wintun: Not found
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - OpenVPN - Version: 2.4.8 - OpenSSL 1.1.0l  10 Sep 2019, LZO 2.10 (G:\eddie\openvpn.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - SSH - Version: plink 0.67 (G:\eddie\plink.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - SSL - Version: stunnel 5.40 (G:\eddie\stunnel.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - curl - Version: 7.68.0 (G:\eddie\curl.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Recovery. Unexpected crash?
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Routes, added a new route, 213.152.161.101 for gateway 10.17.186.1
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Routes, added a new route, 2a00:1678:2470:2a:4b7c:f79c:87e:8029 for gateway fde6:7a:7d20:dba::1
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Routes, removed an existing route, 213.152.162.104 for gateway 10.21.58.1
. 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Routes, removed an existing route, 2a00:1678:2470:34:b00f:eeed:bb7f:fb66 for gateway fde6:7a:7d20:113a::1
! 2020.03.27 07:11:30 - Activation of Network Lock - Windows Filtering Platform
I 2020.03.27 07:11:31 - Ready
. 2020.03.27 07:11:31 - Collect information about AirVPN completed
I 2020.03.27 07:11:34 - Session starting.
. 2020.03.27 07:11:34 - Waiting for latency tests (71 to go)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:37 - Waiting for latency tests (45 to go)
. 2020.03.27 07:11:39 - Waiting for latency tests (44 to go)
I 2020.03.27 07:11:40 - Checking authorization ...
! 2020.03.27 07:11:41 - Connecting to Gienah (Netherlands, Alblasserdam)
W 2020.03.27 07:11:41 - OpenVPN > Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in [CMD-LINE]:1: config (2.4.8)
! 2020.03.27 07:11:41 - Disconnecting
. 2020.03.27 07:11:41 - Connection terminated.
I 2020.03.27 07:11:44 - Checking authorization ...
! 2020.03.27 07:11:44 - Connecting to Miram (Netherlands, Alblasserdam)
W 2020.03.27 07:11:44 - OpenVPN > Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in [CMD-LINE]:1: config (2.4.8)
! 2020.03.27 07:11:44 - Disconnecting
. 2020.03.27 07:11:44 - Connection terminated.
E 2020.03.27 07:11:46 - Unable to find driver path 'C:\WINDOWS'
I 2020.03.27 07:11:47 - Checking authorization ...
! 2020.03.27 07:11:48 - Connecting to Maasym (Netherlands, Alblasserdam)
W 2020.03.27 07:11:48 - OpenVPN > Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in [CMD-LINE]:1: config (2.4.8)
! 2020.03.27 07:11:48 - Disconnecting
. 2020.03.27 07:11:48 - Connection terminated.


 

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For me everything is ok except for a little "glitch"...is that normal?

Logs:

. 2020.03.27 07:53:53 - Eddie version: 2.18.8 / windows_x64, System: Windows, Name: Windows 10 Home, Version: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.18363.0, Mono/.Net: v4.0.30319
. 2020.03.27 07:53:53 - Command line arguments (0):
. 2020.03.27 07:53:55 - Profile path: C:\Users\.....\AppData\Local\Eddie\default.profile
. 2020.03.27 07:53:55 - Reading options from C:\Users\......\AppData\Local\Eddie\default.profile
E 2020.03.27 07:53:57 - Unable to find driver path 'C:\Windows'
. 2020.03.27 07:53:58 - Tun Driver - 0901: 9.24.2; wintun: Not found

. 2020.03.27 07:53:58 - OpenVPN - Version: 2.4.8 - OpenSSL 1.1.0l  10 Sep 2019, LZO 2.10 (C:\Program Files\AirVPN\openvpn.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:53:58 - SSH - Version: plink 0.67 (C:\Program Files\AirVPN\plink.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:53:58 - SSL - Version: stunnel 5.40 (C:\Program Files\AirVPN\stunnel.exe)
. 2020.03.27 07:53:58 - curl - Version: 7.68.0 (C:\Program Files\AirVPN\curl.exe)
! 2020.03.27 07:53:59 - Activation of Network Lock - Windows Filtering Platform
I 2020.03.27 07:53:59 - Ready

 

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Version 2.18.8:

i get the same two error messages you can see in the log kiwi posted.
Unable to find driver path 'C:\WINDOWS' - Stack:    at Eddie.Platform.Windows.Platform.GetDriverVersion(String driver) and OpenVPN > Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in [CMD-LINE]:1: config (2.4.8)

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23 hours ago, rgrdgr said:

@Clodo
I'm still seeing a long pause after "Collect information about AirVPN completed" in both "eddie-ui --cli" and "eddie-cli".  It's been 7 minutes and I'm getting no indication of activity.  It seems to vary a lot, however - other times it runs by quickly.

I confirm this issue. It doesn't happen every time. When it happens, it's infinite and you need to manually press key N. It will be fixed soon, sorry.

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We updated the Windows build (without changing version number) to identify better the following issues (Windows only):
- Unable to find driver path 'C:\WINDOWS' - Fixed
- VCRUNTIME140.dll (reported by @rdbrn) - Fixed
- Options error: Unrecognized option (reported by @Telos , @kiwi, @blaHbluBB) - Fixed

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1 hour ago, Clodo said:

Options error: Unrecognized option (reported by @Telos , @kiwi, @blaHbluBB) - Maybe fixed, we didn't find a machine to reproduce it yet. Windows users with these issues, please re-download and retry, thx.


Still issues... See log and screenshot

eddie_2020-03-27.log

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