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PPTP Configuration guide for Linux Mint

Jul 07, 2014
Aug 20, 2020
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Things to Consider:

It is vital to consider the following before you begin:

  • Ensure your internet connection is working.
  • A device powered by Linux Mint.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)

To Configure PPTP follow below Steps:

1 Click on “Network Connection” and select “Network Settings

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2 Click on “+

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3 Click “Create

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4 Select “Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)” and click “Create


5 Insert the following info:

  • Insert “Connection name:” PureVPN PPTP
  • Insert desired server in “Gateway
  • Click here to get the server list.
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click on “Advanced


6 Select the following options

  • Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)
  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression
  • Click “OK”


7 Click on “Save

8 Click on “PureVPN PPTP” connection and click on switch to “Turn ON” VPN.


9 You are successfully connected now. Enjoy the FREEDOM! 🙂

To disconnect VPN, click on “Network Connection Icon” and click on switch to “Turn OFF

Caution: If you are looking for higher security, then please follow this guide to disable your IPv6

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