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How to Setup PureVPN L2TP on Kubuntu

Jun 04, 2020
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If you want to set up PureVPN on Kubuntu using the L2TP protocol, you can do so in a few steps by checking out the following guide:

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Linux Kubuntu Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click 👉here to buy)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click 👉 here to visit member area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.
  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials
  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.
How to connect PureVPN manually on Linux Kubuntu.
  • Open the Konsole from the taskbar.
Open the Konsole from the taskbar.
  • Now to install L2TP dependencies, type the following commands one by one:
1. sudo bash
2. apt update
3. apt install network-manager-l2tp
  • Click the Networks icon and select the Configure Network option.
Click the Networks icon and select the Configure Network option.
  • Click the + icon to add a VPN connection.
Click the + icon to add a VPN connection.
  • Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) as your connection type.
Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) as your connection type.
  • When a new window appears, complete the fields as below:
  • Connection Name: Enter a name for the connection you are adding such as PureVPN, for example.
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
When a new window appears, complete the fields as below:  Connection Name: Enter a name for the connection you are adding such as PureVPN, for example. Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Please click here for further server addresses. User name: Enter your PureVPN user name Password: Enter your PureVPN password
  • Click the IPSec Settings button, and use the following settings:
    1. Check the Enable IPSec tunnel to L2TP
    2. Pre-shared key: 12345678
  • In the Advanced section, specific the connection algorithms:
    1. Phase 1 algorithms: 3des-sha1-modp1024
    2. Phase 2 algorithms: 3des-sha1
  • Once done, click OK.
Click the IPSec Settings button, and use the following settings:  Check the Enable IPSec tunnel to L2TP Pre-shared key: 12345678  In the Advanced section, specific the connection algorithms:  Phase 1 algorithms: 3des-sha1-modp1024 Phase 2 algorithms: 3des-sha1  Once done, click OK.
  • Click the PPP Settings button and use the following settings:
    1. Check the Use Point to Point Encryption (MPPE) box
    2. Check the MSCHAP box
    3. Check the MSCHAPv2 box
    4. Check the Allow BSD data compression box
    5. Check the Allow Deflate data compression box
    6. Check the Use TCP header compression box
Now, click the PPP Settings button and use the following settings:  Check the Use Point to Point Encryption (MPPE) box Check the MSCHAP box Check the MSCHAPv2 box Check the Allow BSD data compression box Check the Allow Deflate data compression box Check the Use TCP header compression box
  • Click OK and then Save.
  • Click the Networks icon and select the newly created VPN connection. Hit the Connect button next to PureVPN.
 Now, click the Networks icon and select the newly created VPN connection. Hit the Connect button next to PureVPN.
  • You are now connected.
Voila! You are now connected.
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