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How to setup L2TP on Linux Lite 4.3

Jun 04, 2020
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You can now set up an L2TP VPN on your Linux lite 4.3 by using PureVPN. You can follow the guide to get started:

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Linux Lite 4.3 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 setup L2TP on Linux Lite 4.3
  • Go to Menu option and search and open Terminal Emulator.
Go to Menu option and search and open Terminal Emulator.
  • Install L2TP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
1. sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp
3. sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
4. sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
  • Go to the Menu and open the Network Connections option, then click the + icon to create a new VPN connection.
Install L2TP packages. Type the following commands one by one:  sudo apt-get update  sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp  sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome  sudo apt-get install xl2tpd  <span class="su-dropcap su-dropcap-style-default" style="font-size:0em">3</span> Go to the Menu and open the Network Connections option, then click on the ‘+’ icon to create a new VPN connection.
Click on the ‘+’ icon to create a new VPN connection.
  • Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) option. Click Create.
Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) option. Click Create.
  • When a new window appears, complete the fields as below:
  • Enter Connection name: PureVPN
  • 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.
  • Go to the IPsec Settings… button.
  • Check the Enable Ipsec tunnel to IPsec host
  • Pre-shared key: 12345678
  • Then specify connection algorithms in Advanced section:
  • For phase 1= 3des-sha1-modp1024 and
  • For phase 2 = 3des-sha1
  • Click OK
Click OK
  • Go to the PPP Settings… button.
  • Only allow the following options:
    1. MSCHAP
    2. MSCHAPV2
  • Also, select the following:
    1. Allow BSD data compression
    2. Allow Deflate data compression
    3. Use TCP header compression
Go to the ‘PPP Settings…’ button.  Only allow the following options:  MSCHAP MSCHAP2  Also, select the following:  Allow BSD data compression Allow Deflate data compression Use TCP header compression
  • Click OK, then the Save button.
  • Go to the Ethernet Network option and under VPN Connections click/ check the newly created PureVPN connection to activate VPN.
Go to the Ethernet Network option and under VPN Connections click/check on the newly created PureVPN connection to activate VPN.
  • You are connected to VPN now!
You are connected to VPN now!
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