In this guide, we will show you how to easily setup a VPN connection on Linux Arch through simple steps. Scroll down for more details.
Getting Things Ready
Before creating a new VPN connection on your Linux Arch OS, 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 Linux Arch supported device.
3- Make sure that your VPN service subscription is active (e.g: bVPN).
Setting Up OpenVPN on Linux Arch (Manually)
Follow the steps below in order to successfully create a new VPN connection on your Linux Arch operating system:
1- Go to “Network Manager”, and then choose “Network Settings”.
2- After that, click on the “+”sign in order to add a new profile.
3- Choose “VPN”.
4- Next, choose “Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol” PPTP for short.
5- In the “Gateway” field, type in the IP address of the server you want to connect to.
6- In the “Username” field, type in your VPN username.
7- In the “Password” field, type in your VPN password.
8- Click on “Advanced”.
9- Choose the “Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)” option.
10- Choose the “Allow BSD data compression” option.
11- Choose the “Allow Deflate data compression” option.
12- Choose the “Use TCP header compression” option.
13- From “Echo”, make sure to uncheck “Send PPP Echo Packet”.
14- Click “OK”.
15- Click “Save” so that your hard work is not wasted.
16- Go to your VPN connection, and then try connecting to it.
Congratulations! You have successfully created a VPN connection on Linux Arch. Well done!