LinuxLinux set up

If that doesn't work try the manual install:

  1. You need to install PPTP plugin for Connection Manager. Click on "Application" and then choose "Add/Remove".

  2. Search "pptp". Then check the "PPTP VPN Connection Manager" and press the "Apply Changes" button.
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  3. Click on "Apply" button.
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  4. After installation close the window.
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  5. Click on "System" on the top menu, then click on "Preferences" and choose "Network Configuration". Choose VPN and press the"Add" button.
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  6. Choose "PPTP" and then click on "Create" button.
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  7. Now enter "" in the "Connection Name". Then enter the VPN server address as a "Gateway". Enter your GuardMyIP Account details - your User name and Password. Click on "Advanced" button.
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  8. Configure advanced preferences according the screenshot below and press the "OK" button.
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  9. Save the GuardMyIP connection settings by pressing "Ok" button.
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  10. Close "Network Connections" window.
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  11. Left-Click on "Network Manager" icon, choose "VPN Connections" and click on "".
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  12. Upon successful logon, a "Network Manager" icon will change itself and a little padlock will be shown.
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  13. You are now connected to a secure GuardMyIP server. You can disconnect and reconnect as often as you wish and set up multiple server connections for different IP server locations (see step 9.)

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