How to set up PureVPN on Linux Xubuntu

If you are looking to set up PureVPN on Xubuntu 19.10 using the OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP, SSTP protocol, you can do so in a few steps by checking out the following guide:

Written By Fahad Ahmed

Updated at September 5th, 2023


Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN Member Area. Click ūüĎȬ†here to visit Member Area.

  • Login to the Member Area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.

  • 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.

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How to connect L2TP on Linux Xubuntu 19.10

Learn how to set up L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) on Linux Xubuntu 19.10 with our comprehensive guide. Follow our step-by-step instructions to configure L2TP and establish a secure VPN connection on your Linux Xubuntu 19.10 system.

  • Go to the Launcher option and select/open the Terminal Emulator from there.
  • 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
  • Click Network option¬†and then select Edit Connections‚Ķ option.
  • Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) from the drop-down list and click the Create button.
  • Insert the following info:
  • Insert 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 VPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Now, go to IPsec settings¬†options
    • Check the Enable IPsec tunnel to IPsec host
    • Pre-shared 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
  • Click OK.
  • Go to PPP settings options.
  • Only allow the following options:
    • MSCHAP.
    • MSCHAPV2.
  • Also, select the following:
    • Allow BSD data compression.
    • Allow Deflate data compression.
    • Use TCP header compression.
    • Click OK.
  • Click Save¬†and close the Network Connections window.
  • Now click the¬†Network icon, go to the VPN Connections tab and click the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN.
  • You are connected to PureVPN now!

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How to connect OpenVPN on Linux Xubuntu 19.10

Follow our step-by-step instructions to configure OpenVPN and establish a secure and encrypted VPN connection on your Linux Xubuntu 19.10 system. Enhance your online privacy and security effortlessly with our comprehensive tutorial for Xubuntu 19.10.

  • First, open the web browser (Firefox/Chrome) and download the PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files byūüĎČ clicking here and extracting them.
  • Go to the Launcher¬†option and select/open the Terminal Emulator from there.
  • Now you need to install OpenVPN¬†packages. Type the following commands one by one:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install openvpn
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
  • Click Network¬†option and then select Edit Connections‚Ķ option.
  • Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Import a saved VPN configuration‚Ķ¬†from the drop-down list and click the Create¬†button.
  • Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired .ovpn file to connect.
  • When the new window appears, complete the fields as below:
  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: (already selected/entered)
  • Connection Type: Password from the drop-down menu
  • Enter your VPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • CA Certificate: Already uploaded.
  • Click Save¬†button.
  • Click Save and close the Network Connections window.
  • Now click¬†Network icon, go the VPN Connections¬†tab and click the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN.
  • You are now connected to PureVPN!

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How to connect PPTP on Linux Xubuntu 19.10

Follow our step-by-step instructions to configure PPTP and establish a secure VPN connection on your Linux Xubuntu 19.10 system. Enhance your online privacy and security effortlessly with our detailed tutorial for Xubuntu 19.10.

  • Go to the¬†Launcher option and select/open the Terminal Emulator from there.
  • Now you need to install PPTP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install pptpd
  • sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp-gnome
  • apt-get install network-manager-pptp
  • Click the Network option and then select Edit Connections‚Ķ¬†option.
  • Click the + icon to add a VPN connection¬†and select¬†Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) from the drop-down list and click the Create¬†button.
  • Insert the following info:
  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert your desired server address in Gateway. (Please refer to the server addresses shared in the note above).
    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 VPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Click Advanced‚Ķoption and check the following options under it:
    • MSCHAP.
    • MSCHAPV2.
    • Allow BSD compression.
    • Allow Deflate compression.
    • Allow TCP Header compression.
    • Click OK.
  • Click Save and close the Network Connections¬†window.
  • Now Click the Network icon, go to the VPN Connections tab and click the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN.
  • You are connected to PureVPN now!

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How to connect SSTP on Linux Xubuntu 19.10

Follow our step-by-step instructions to configure SSTP and establish a secure VPN connection on your Linux Xubuntu 19.10 system. Enhance your online privacy and security effortlessly with our detailed tutorial for Xubuntu 19.10.

  • Go to the Launcher¬†option and select/open the Terminal Emulator from there.
  • Now you need to install¬†SSTP¬†packages. Type the following commands one by one:
    • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eivnaes/network-manager-sstp
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install sstp-client
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp-gnome
  • Click on Network¬†option and then select Edit Connections‚Ķ option.
  • Click the¬†+ icon to add a VPN connection and select Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from the drop-down list and click the Create button.
  • Insert the following info:
  • Insert 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 VPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Ignore Certificate Warnings: Checked
  • Click Save¬†and close the Network Connections window.
  • Now click the Network icon, go the VPN Connections tab and click the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN.
  • You are connected to PureVPN now!

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