Issues related to configuring your network
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Hi. I'd like to use a PPTP VPN. I installed the package but the option doesn't appear in my Network manager:
[root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa | grep ppt
Any clue what I could be doing wrong?
I already rebooted my PC.
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- Joined: 2018/08/14 15:41:36
How to fix this? I have the same issue
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The version of NetworkManager-pptp from EPEL hasn't been changed since 2015 and needs rebuilding, probably needs updating to a newer version too. This was reported via https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1467910
but nothing has been done about it. You could try updating that bz with a "me too" but I suspect the maintainer has lost interest and wandered off. In any case, pptp is insecure and really shouldn't be used at all.
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