In this guide, we will show you how to easily setup SSTP VPN connection on Linux Mint through simple steps. Scroll down for more details.
Getting Things Ready
Before creating a new SSTP VPN connection on your Linux Mint, first you will need to set things up:
1- You need an internet connection that works properly.
2- Make sure that your you have a supported device.
3- Make sure that your VPN service subscription is active (e.g: bVPN).
4- Download and run the packages required for configuring SSTP on Linux Mint OS:
**Go to: http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/files/
and download following packages according to your OS / bit.
*For Ubuntu 32bit, download:
*For Ubuntu 64bit, download:
Setting Up SSTP VPN on Linux Mint (Manually)
Follow the steps below in order to successfully create a new SSTP VPN connection on your Linux Mint operating system:
1- Click on the “Network Manager” icon.
2- Next, click on the “+” sign.
3- After that, click on “Create”.
4- Next, you need to choose “Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)”, and then click on “Create”.
5- Type in a name for your VPN connection in the “Connection Name” field (e.g: bVPN).
6- In the “Gateway” field, type in the IP address of the server you want to connect to.
7- In the “Username” field, type in your VPN username.
8- In the “Password” field, type in your VPN password.
9- Click on the “Advanced” button.
10- Uncheck the “Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)” option.
11- Check the “Send PPP echo packets” option.
12- Click on “OK”.
13- Click “Save” so that your hard work is not wasted.
14- Go to your VPN connection, and then try connecting to it.
Congratulations! You have successfully created an SSTP VPN connection on Linux Mint. Good job!