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How to Setup L2TP on Kali Linux

Feb 10, 2020
Nov 21, 2022
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Follow the instructions to enable PureVPN on your Kali Linux with L2TP protocol. Here’s how to proceed.

  • Go to the Menu option and search and open the Terminal Emulator.
  • Now you need to install L2TP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
    1. sudo apt-get update
    2. sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
    3. sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
  • Now Select the following options:
    1. Click on Ethernet Network Connection
    2. Go to VPN Connections
    3. Select Add a VPN Connection…
  • Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) option. Click the Create button.
  • When a new window appear, complete the fields as below:
  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
    1. Germany:
    2. Netherlands:
    3. United Kingdom:
    4. United States:
    5. United States:
    6. United States:
    7. United States:
    8. United States:
    9. United States:
    10. Australia:
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can find your VPN credentials.
  • Click IPsec Settings
  • Check Enable Ipsec tunnel to IPsec host
  • Pre-share key: 12345678
  • Then specify connection algorithms in Advanced section:
  • For phase 1= 3des-sha1-modp1024
  • For phase 2 = 3des-sha1
  • Click OK
  • Go to the PPP Settings…button
  • Allow the following options:
    1. MSCHAP
    2. MSCHAP2
  • Also, select the following:
    1. Allow BSD data compression
    2. Allow Deflate data compression
    3. Use TCP header compression
  • Сlick OK then Save.
  • Now go to Ethernet Network Connections option and under VPN Connections click/ check on the newly created PureVPN connection to activate VPN.
  • You are now connected to PureVPN.

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