Setting up our PPTP service on Fedora should take 5 minutes with these simple step-by-step instructions.

Note: We’ve updated the instructions with Fedora 22 images, but the steps should apply to any RPM or Debian based Linux system.

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Make sure your system is connected to the Internet


Make sure your system is connected to the internet and that you are able to browse the web. To check your location, please go to our IP Info page, or alternatively go to our homepage and scroll down to this section:

check your current IP Address

This shows the IP Address and country that you are currently connecting from, in this example, the user is connecting from Singapore.

Creating Connection


From the desktop click on the group of icons in the top right corner and click on your Network Connection.

This could be Wireless or Wired, depending on how you are connected to the Internet on this system.

Fedora Network option in taskbar

Click on Wired Settings

Fedora select network connection settings

Set up VPN Interface


Click the + (Plus) button to create the new connection.

Fedora add network connection


Select VPN

Fedora select VPN interface


Now select PPTP as the VPN type.

Fedora select PPTP VPN


Connection Configuration


You are now required to enter the details in order to establish VPN connection. The connection name can be anything, but we suggest you make it something pertinent, for example MPN GBR (or MPN US for our US service).

Fedora PPTP VPN settings

The gateway needs to be, if you wish to connect to a different country, please refer to our complete list of servers

Enter the username and password that you registered with and then click Advanced.

Advanced option configuration


Please ensure that the only authentication method used is MSCHAP, to achieve this, uncheck PAP and CHAP and ensure that MSCHAP and MSCHAPV2 are the only methods selected.
Fedora PPTP VPN advanced settings

Check the box labelled Use Point to Point encryption (MPPE) and then click OK.

Click Save to save the VPN configuration.

Connecting to VPN


Fedora Connecting to VPN

Now start the VPN connection by clicking on the Network Manager icon again, and click on VPN and click on Connect.

Note: Enter your password if prompted and click OK.


You are connected !


Fedora VPN Connected

After a few moments, click on the Network Manager icon again in the top right and it will now show that the VPN is connected.

If you now browse our homepage or check your IP address again from the IP Info page, your location should show that you are now in the UK (or which ever country you have connected to).

You have now setup your computer to connect to our OpenVPN service and all your internet traffic will now be transmitted securely via our servers.

Other locations


If you want to connect to any of our other servers, ie our USA servers, simply change the server name, please refer to our complete list of servers.

Any problems?


Unfortunately it doesn’t always go to plan!

If you have any problems or can’t get connected, please email us at . We’ll get back to you as soon as possible and try to help.

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