Starting June 15th, 2021, PureVPN will discontinue offering support for PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols on the majority of VPN locations.
However, at the popular request of our users, we will continue to support the following locations for users to connect using PPTP, L2TP, and SSTP protocols:
United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
If you are looking to set up PureVPN on Xubuntu 19.10 using the L2TP protocol, you can do so in a few steps by checking out the following guide:
Things to Consider:
Before you begin, please make sure that:
You have a working internet connection
Linux Xubuntu (This guide uses Linux Xubuntu 19.10 64-bit)
A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)
1 Go to the “Launcher” option and select/open the “Terminal Emulator” from there.
2 Now you need to install L2TP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp
3 Click on “Network” option and then select “Edit Connections…” option.
4 Click on the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)’ from the drop-down list and click on the “Create” button.
5 Insert the following info:
Insert Connection name: PureVPN
Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
Insert Username and Password provided by PureVPN (For further instructions on how to check your active PureVPN username and password click here.)
6 Now, Go to IPsec settings options
Check the ‘Enable IPsec tunnel to IPsec host’
Pre-share key: 12345678
Then specify connection algorithms in the Advanced section:
For phase 1= 3des-sha1-modp1024 and
For phase 2 = 3des-sha1
Enforce UDP Encapsulation: Unchecked
7 Go to PPP settings options
Only allow the following options:
Also, select the following:
Allow BSD data compression
Allow Deflate data compression
Use TCP header compression
Click on “OK”
8 Click on “Save” and close the “Network Connections” window.
9 Now Click on the “Network” Icon, go to the “VPN Connections” tab and click on the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN.
9 You are connected to PureVPN now!
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