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

Note: If you wish to use our Free service, the servername that you need to use is fre.mypn.co and your connection will be rotated between different countries we have in our Free VPN cluster.

The example shown is to connect to our GBR server therefore the servername used is gbr.mypn.co however, 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.

Note: If you wish to use our Free service, the servername that you need to use is fre.mypn.co and your connection will be rotated between different countries we have in our Free VPN cluster.


Any problems?

 

Unfortunately it doesn’t always go to plan!

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