This is the procedure I followed:
System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection
Set in the dialogs that appear:
Interface = "VPN"
Connection Type = "PPTP"
Set the following params (as found here):
User name: freevpnaccess.com
In advanced settings:
What all I left checked:
- Use P2P encryption (MPPE)
- Allow stateful encryption
- Send PPP echo pakcets
(I unchecked everything else)
Then I go back to network settings and turn on my new VPN connection.
Nothing happens. No notifications.
My IP address is still the same on Google.
I click the Wifi symbol on the top bar of nautilus and hover over
I can see my new VPN connection but it is grayed out and I can't click it.
Please help me troubleshoot this.