How to Setup PPTP Manually on Linux ?

Mar 13, 2015
Aug 21, 2020
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Simply follow these steps to configure PureVPN manually on Linux:

1 Click on the Network Manager Icon at the top, click on VPN Connections and Configure VPN.


2 When the VPN Connection window is displayed, click on Add to create the new connection


3 Ensure the connection type is PPTP and click Create.


4 Do the following:

  • In the gateway field, enter one of the PureVPN servers address, Click here to get the server list.
  • Enter your PureVPN user-name and password
  • Click ‘Save’
    ( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )


5  Do the following:

  • Select the option of MSCHAPv2. Check the box labeled Use Point to Point encryption (PPTP) and then click OK.
  • Click OK again to save the VPN.


6  Do the following:

  • Click on the Network Manager Icon again
  • Select VPN Connections and click on the new connection of PureVPN.


7 You will notice an icon in the task bar indicating that the VPN is now connected.



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