How to Setup VPN on Linux Fedora

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In this guide, we will show you how to easily setup PPTP VPN connection on Linux Fedora through simple steps. Scroll down for more details.

Getting Things Ready

Before creating a new VPN connection on your Linux Fedora, 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 Fedora supported device.

3- Make sure that your VPN service subscription is active (e.g: bVPN).

Setting Up PPTP VPN on Linux Fedora (Manually)

Follow the steps below in order to successfully create a new PPTP VPN connection on your Linux Fedora operating system:

1- Head over to the upper side panel, and then click on “Wired Connected”.

2- Click on “Wired Settings”.

3- After that, click on the “+”sign in order to add a new profile.

4- In the “Add Network Connection” panel, click on “VPN”.

4- Next, choose “Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)”.

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- Choose the “Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)” option.

11- Choose the “Allow BSD data compression” option.

12- Choose the “Allow Deflate data compression” option.

13- Choose the “Use TCP header compression” option.

14- Click on “OK”.

15- Click “Add” so that your hard work does not go to waste.

16- Go to your VPN connection, and then try connecting to it.

Congratulations! You have successfully created a VPN connection on Linux Fedora. Well done!