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How to Setup PureVPN on Linux Fedora

Jul 12, 2016
Jun 11, 2021
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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:

Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
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
Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com

Setting up a VPN on your Linux Fedora has never been easier. Just follow the guide and learn how to set up PureVPN on Fedora via PPTP protocol.

Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Linux FedoraLinux Fedora
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)

To Configure PPTP on Fedora, kindly follow below steps:

1 Click the settings icon in the upper side panel and then “Wired Connected”

Wired Connected

2 Now click on “Wired Settings”

Wired Settings

3 Click ‘+’ to add a new connection.

Click '+' to add a new connection

4 Click ‘VPN’ in add Network Connection panel.

Click 'VPN' in add Network Connection panel

5 Then click Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

6 Do the following:

  • Enter “Connection name:” New Connection or as per your choice
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
  • Enter Username provided by PureVPN
  • Enter Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click on “Advanced“


7 Check mark the following options:

  • MSCHAP and MSCHAPv2 only in Authentication methods.
  • Use Point-to-Point encryption (MPPE)
  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression
  • Click OK

PPTP Advanced Options

8 Click ‘Add’.


9 Your ‘New Connection’ can now be seen in the Network list.

New Connection

10 Select ‘New Connection’ and turn it ON.

turn ON new connection

11 Your dialer is now successfully connected.

dialer is now successfully connected

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