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What’s the difference between PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN, and SOCKS when talking about VPNs?

Deciding on the type of “protocol” to use for your VPN is like choosing the best tasting ice cream: there are many choices, and some people prefer one choice over another. For VPNs, the 3 main choices are PPTP, L2TP,

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How to setup PPTP VPN on Linux

For our instructions and tutorial, we are using the VPN services from You can use any service you like, but we prefer Kovurt. We are also using Ubuntu as an example for Linux. Install the Network Manager PPTP plug-in

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