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How To Setup Ivacy VPN PPTP Protocol Manually on Ubuntu 14.04

23057 views September 4, 2015 July 26, 2016 admin 42

Before starting off, please make sure that you have an active internet connection and Ivacy VPN account. If you haven’t subscribed to Ivacy yet, click here to do it now.

Follow below mentioned steps to setup Ivacy PPTP protocol manually on Ubuntu Linux:

  1. Open Network Settings, hover mouse on “VPN Connections” and click on “Configure VPN…”. Configure VPN on Ubuntu Linux
  2. Click “Add” button. Configure Ivacy VPN on Ubuntu Linux
  3. Click dropdown menu to select desired connection type. Configure Ivacy on Ubuntu
  4. Under VPN select “Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)”. PPTP Protocol on Ubuntu
  5. In “Connection name” field you can type any name like ‘Ivacy PPTP’. In “Gateway” field, type or paste your desired server name (the list of all server addresses can be found here). Enter your “email” in the username and password the you chose at the time of registration, and click on “Advanced..” button.
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  6. In “Authentication”, remove check from “EAP”. In “Security and Compression” select ‘Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)’, ‘Allow BSD data compression’, ‘Allow Deflate data compression’, and ‘Use TCP header compression. Now click “OK”. Configure Ivacy VPN on Ubuntu
  7. Now save settings and close the window.
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  8. Open Network Settings, hover mouse on “VPN Connections” and click on “Ivacy PPTP”. Connect Ivacy on Ubuntu
  9. You are connected. Enjoy Privacy with Ivacy.

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