Jump to content

Backtrack 5 Pptp Client


TuX^
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi Guys, me again.

I've just got BackTrack 5 installed as a secondary OS on my Laptop. (Windows 7 Pro is my first)

Everything is set up and working great, can get on wireless without having to do anything.

Just wondering if there is a PPTP VPN Client available.

I installed PPTP-Linux via 'Apt-get install pptp-linux' but there doesn't seem to be much documentation or help on it.

Any ideas would be great.

Kind regards,

TuX^

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

If you use the Gnome-WM you should have access to the packages "network-manager" "network-manager-gnome" and finally "network-manager-pptp" (not sure of this special one, though, try "apt-cache search network manager pptp")

Be careful: If you switch your network manager from wicd to the gnome-nm you will have to redo some configuration and lose wicd. I personally prefer the gnome-built-in solution because it allows me to configure _every_ network connection. WiFi, ethernet, VPN, you name it.

Hope this helps.

Cheers

D

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...