PPTP Linux Mint

Linux Mint PPTP Manual Installation

How to setup PPTP VPN connection on Linux Mint?

1Go to the "Network Connections" icon and you have to click on the "Network Connections" bar.

PPTP VPN connection on Mint - Step 1
2In next window click on the "Add" button.

PPTP VPN connection on Mint - Step 2
3When new window appear, complete the fields as below:
  • Connection name: RapidVPN
  • Gateway: Your VPN server IP/address
    Note: To see your server IP address, login here with your username and password.
  • User name: Your VPN username
  • Password: Your VPN password
PPTP VPN connection on Mint - Step 3

At the end click on "Advanced..." button.
4In "PPTP Advanced Options" window, configure the following settings:
Mark "Use Point-to-Point encryption(MPPE)" and select "128-bit(most secure)" from the "Security" option. After that you have to click on the "OK" button to save all the configurations.

PPTP VPN connection on Mint - Step 4
5To connect the VPN you have to click on the "Network Connection" icon. Then you have to mark the "VPN Connection" option.

PPTP VPN connection on Mint - Step 6

Now you can enjoy your VPN service!
6Disconnect: If you want to disconnect you VPN service, then you have to click on the "Network Connection" icon and you have to unmark the "VPN Connection" option.