Connect Ubuntu to a PPTP VPN gateway

Setup Instructions PPTP (Point to Point Tunneling Protocol) on Ubuntu Linux
Follow below mentioned steps to setup PPTP protocol manually on Ubuntu Linux

Open Network Settings, hover mouse on “VPN Connections” and click on “Configure VPN…”.


Click “Add” button.


Click dropdown menu to select desired connection type.


Under VPN select “Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)”.


In “Connection name” field you can type any name like ‘Vpncenter PPTP’.
In “Gateway” field, type or paste your desired server name (the list of all server addresses can be found here).
Enter your “email” in the username and password the you chose at the time of registration, and click on “Advanced..” button.


In “Authentication”, remove check from “EAP”. In “Security and Compression” select
‘Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)’, ‘Allow BSD data compression’,
‘Allow Deflate data compression’, and ‘Use TCP header compression. Now click “OK”.


Now save settings and close the window.


Open Network Settings, hover mouse on “VPN Connections” and click on “VPN PPTP”.

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You are connected. Enjoy Privacy with VPNCENTER

First connection usually takes not more than a minute. After connection you should now see the VPN connection successfully established.

Now all your traffic is secure and you are 100% anonymous!

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