pptp-linux - Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pptp-linux
Package version 1.7.2
Package release 7
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 128 B
Download size 47.13 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling
Protocol, PPTP.  Allows connection to a PPTP based VPN as used
by employers and some cable and ADSL service providers.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pptp-linux_1.7.2-7_amd64.deb 1.7.2 amd64 Debian Main
pptp-linux - - -


Name Value
binutils -
libc6 >= 2.1
ppp >= 2.4.2


Type URL
Binary Package pptp-linux_1.7.2-7_i386.deb
Source Package pptp-linux

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pptp-linux deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pptp-linux




2012-03-19 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Making this package linux specific as it is not known whether it
works on BSD port and currently it is uninstallable on kFreeBSD
port. Closes: #648361.
2010-09-05 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Now depends on binutils. Closes: #587506.
* Added ${misc:Depends} to the depends line as it uses debhelper.
* Updated from debhelper compatibility 4 to 7.
* Changed from dh_clean -k to dh_prep.
* Updated to standards version 3.9.0 (from 3.8.0).
2010-06-16 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied patch from Mats Erik Andersson
<mats.andersson@gisladisker.se> that make sure that only IPv4
addresses are returned from dns resolving. Is needed until IPv6
support is available for this tool. Closes: #576671.
2010-01-13 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed suggest for kernel-patch-mppe as that package has been
removed. Closes: #564030.
* Updated to standards version 3.8.0.
* Updated debian/rules clean target to be lintian compliant.
* Switched from DH_COMPAT in debian/rules to a compat file. Still version
4 compatible.
2009-04-28 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Instead of changing permissions after, make sure to set the proper
umask. Closes: #523476.
2009-04-12 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Make sure that the pptpsetup --delete option do not make passwords
in chap-secrets file visible to anyone. Closes: #523476.
2008-06-01 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* This new release fixes crash according to upstream. Closes: #427586.
* Updated copyright file according to changes in upstream file. This is
just editorial changes. Also made it clear about who is the current
* This new version includes pptpsetup with man page. This should make the
following bug obsolete. Closes: #167216.
* Removed non-free document.
* Updated to standards version 3.7.2.
2008-04-22 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated description, closes: #473712.
2006-04-01 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated description on when you need mppe patch, closes: #360106.
* Updated to debhelper 4 compatibility.
* Updated to standards version 3.6.2.
2005-09-25 - Ola Lundqvist <opal@debian.org>
pptp-linux (1.7.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release, closes: #313319, #314824.
* Created a debian/watch file to make it easier to update in the future.
* Removed non-free documentation from the orig tarball.
Reference/rfc* Reference/ms-chap.txt Reference/pptp-draft.txt
Closes: #312366.

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