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http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1245224 I think i have the same situation ant problem. Does anybody have a solution?

/var/log/syslog

Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  Starting VPN service 'pptp'...
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN service 'pptp' started (org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.pptp), PID 2573
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN service 'pptp' appeared; activating connections
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin state changed: init (1)
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin state changed: starting (3)
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN connection 'SCM Software' (Connect) reply received.
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Plugin /usr/lib/pppd/2.4.5/nm-pptp-pppd-plugin.so loaded.
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: pppd 2.4.5 started by root, uid 0
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Using interface ppp0
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Connect: ppp0  /dev/pts/1
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:    SCPlugin-Ifupdown: devices added (path: /sys/devices/virtual/net/ppp0, iface: ppp0)
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:    SCPlugin-Ifupdown: device added (path: /sys/devices/virtual/net/ppp0, iface: ppp0): no ifupdown configuration found.
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2580]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[main:pptp.c:314]: The synchronous pptp option is NOT activated
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_rep:pptp_ctrl.c:251]: Sent control packet type is 1 'Start-Control-Connection-Request'
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_disp:pptp_ctrl.c:739]: Received Start Control Connection Reply
Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_disp:pptp_ctrl.c:773]: Client connection established.
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_rep:pptp_ctrl.c:251]: Sent control packet type is 7 'Outgoing-Call-Request'
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_disp:pptp_ctrl.c:858]: Received Outgoing Call Reply.
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_disp:pptp_ctrl.c:897]: Outgoing call established (call ID 0, peer's call ID 28645).
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2580]: nm-pptp-service-2573 warn[decaps_gre:pptp_gre.c:331]: short read (-1): Protocol not available
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[callmgr_main:pptp_callmgr.c:234]: Closing connection (unhandled)
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[ctrlp_rep:pptp_ctrl.c:251]: Sent control packet type is 12 'Call-Clear-Request'
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pptp[2588]: nm-pptp-service-2573 log[call_callback:pptp_callmgr.c:79]: Closing connection (call state)
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Modem hangup
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Connection terminated.
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C avahi-daemon[921]: Withdrawing workstation service for ppp0.
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin failed: 1
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:    SCPlugin-Ifupdown: devices removed (path: /sys/devices/virtual/net/ppp0, iface: ppp0)
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C pppd[2577]: Exit.
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin failed: 1
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin failed: 1
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  VPN plugin state change reason: 0
Nov 19 18:49:31 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]:  error disconnecting VPN: Could not process the request because no VPN connection was active.

cat /etc/modules

# /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time.
#
# This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded
# at boot time, one per line. Lines beginning with "#" are ignored.

lp
rtc
ip_gre

Also do not work without ip_gre module.

dpkg -l pptp-*

Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                              Version                           Description
+++-=================================-=================================-==================================================================================
ii  pptp-linux                        1.7.2-6                           Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client

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