How to setup PPTP on Xubuntu 19.10

Jun 04, 2020
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If you want to set up PureVPN on Xubuntu using the PPTP protocol, you can do so in a few steps by checking out the following guide:

1 Go to the “Launcher option and select/open the “Terminal Emulator” from there.

2 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

3 Click the “Network” option and then select “Edit Connections…” option.

4 Click on 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.

5 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: usca.pointtoserver.com (Here we use usca.pointtoserver.com you can also use your desired server address, click here for more server addresses)
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN

6 Click on “Advanced…” option and check the following options under it:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2
  • Allow BSD compression
  • Allow Deflate compression
  • Allow TCP Header compression
  • Click on “OK”

7 Click on “Save” and close the “Network Connections” window.

8 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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