Set up PPTP VPN on Debian Linux
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Here are the steps to set up a Linux Debian VPN using the PPTP protocol. Follow step-by-step to set up a Linux Debian PPTP client.

  • We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the PPTP protocol.

1: Open terminal on your Debian Linux and enter this command:

  • sudo apt-get install pptp-linux network-manager-pptp network-manager-pptp-gnome

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2: Open your Debian Linux network settings and click "+" sign

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3: Select "Point-to-Point-Tunneling-Protocol (PPTP)"

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4: Click "Advanced"

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5: Check mark "Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)" and click "OK"

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6: Enter the following information:

  • Name: Any name for your VPN on Debian Linux such as "PPTP"
  • Gateway: Enter the PPTP VPN server address provided by your VPN service provider
  • User name: Enter the username as provided by your VPN service provider
  • Select an option for the password such as "Store the password only for this user"
  • Password: Enter the password as provided by your VPN service provider
  • Click on "Add"

7: Now your PPTP VPN on Debian Linux profile has been created. Toggle the VPN switch

PPTP VPN protocol on Debian Linux has been connected now. Later, you can use the network menu to connect and disconnect VPN on Debian Linux.

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PPTP is a fast VPN protocol but has a lower encryption level than OpenVPN. You can find the OpenVPN setup guide for Debian and other Linux operating systems here.

By following the steps given above, you can set up a Linux Debian VPN using the PPTP protocol. If you're looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the Debian PPTP client, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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