Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Installation on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This tutorial will explain you that how we can install Cisco AnyConnect Client or Cisco VPN Client on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

First,updates the local repository information:

sudo apt-get update


After that, try to install these packages:

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs


If you will get this error, just try to run these commands:

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri:i386r
sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 ia32-libs-multiarch



Now try to install the ia32-libs package again:

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs


After installing the above package sucessfully, go to your web browser and enter your vpn gateway’s address:

5Website will try to install the vpn client automatically,if it fail, below screen will appear, just click on the link and download the client:


Click on the link and it will start downloading:


Move to the directory, where you saved the file :

cd Downloads


Make this script executable :

chmod +x


Then run it:

sudo ./


After the successful installation of AnyConnect Client, go to Applications -> Internet ->Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client and launch the client:


In “Connect to:“, enter the ip address/fqdn of your vpn gateway and press Connect:


Accept the Certificate:


Enter your username and password:


After the successful connection, check the “Statistics” tab:



Hope this will help you!

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2 responses to “Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Installation on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

  1. v narasimha murthy March 1, 2014 at 2:26 am

    Thank you very much. It helped me a lot

  2. Pingback: [ASK] ubuntu - Properly installing Cisco Secure Mobility Client on xUbuntu 14.04.1 | Some Piece of Information

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