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Linux Mint: PPTP

  1. Click the connection icon on the system tray and then click Network Settings
     
  2. Click the plus icon
     
  3. Ensure VPN is selected in the interface drop-down menu, then click Create…
     
  4. Ensure Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is selected in the drop-down menu, then click Create…
  5. Set the Connection name as something to identify the connection (i.e. the location name)

    Input the TotalVPN Server address required in the Gateway field (Click here to get the server list)

    Input your TotalVPN Username in User name field, please note that your username is different to your email address and can be found on the dashboard here.

    Input your TotalVPN password in the Password field

    Click Advanced
     
  6. Check the box labelled Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE) and click OK
     
  7. Click Save…
     
  8. Toggle the On/Off switch to connect to the VPN
     
  9. Authentication will occur at this point and a VPN connection will be established. In the System Tray the connection icon can be clicked for quick connect/disconnect to servers
     

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