Set up PPTP VPN on Ubuntu Linux
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This tutorial explains how to set up a PPTP VPN on Ubuntu Linux. Follow step-by-step to set up a PPTP Ubuntu VPN.

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

1: Open your Ubuntu network settings and then click "+" sign next to the "VPN"

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

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3: After that, click on the "Advanced" button.

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4: Now check mark "Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)" and then click "OK"

5: Enter the following information:

  • Name: Any name for your Ubuntu VPN connection such as "PPTP"
  • Gateway: Enter the PPTP 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 VPN on Ubuntu profile has been created. Toggle the VPN switch

7: Wait for the VPN to get established.

Your Ubuntu VPN has been connected now. Later, you can use the network menu to connect and disconnect the VPN.

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By following the steps given above, you can easily set up a VPN on Ubuntu using the PPTP protocol. In case, if you are looking for additional support or have any questions related to setting up the VPN on Ubuntu or other Linux Operating systems using other protocols, you may Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.

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