Set up PPTP VPN on Fedora Linux
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This tutorial explains how to set up a PPTP VPN on Fedora Linux. Follow step-by-step to set up a Linux Fedora VPN using the PPTP protocol.

  • We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the PPTP protocol.
  • 1: Open your Fedora network settings and click "+" sign next to the "VPN"

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

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    3: Click "Advanced"

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

    5: Enter the following information:

  • Name: Any name for your Fedora VPN 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"
  • 6: Now your PPTP profile has been created. Toggle the VPN switch

    7: Wait for the PPTP VPN on Fedora to get established.

    This icon shows that the PPTP on Fedora has been connected now. Later, you can use the network menu to connect and disconnect VPN on Fedora.


    Unable to Connect PPTP on Fedora?

    If you're unable to connect PPTP on Fedora Linux, then first make sure that your provided information (PPTP server address, username and password) is correct. Still if it doesn't connect then open terminal and enter these commands one by one:

  • Type in: sudo sysctl net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_helper=1
  • Type in: echo net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_helper=1 | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/98-nf_conntrack.conf

  • Now connect again to the PPTP on Linux Fedora.

     

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

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