How to Setup PureVPN L2TP on Linux Fedora 31

Dec 26, 2019
May 06, 2021
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You can now enjoy secure browsing on your Linux Fedora. Follow the steps in this tutorial and learn how you can configure PureVPN on your Linux Fedora 31 system using the L2TP protocol:

1 First, go to Activities and open the Terminal.

open the Terminal on Linux Fedora

2 Now, you need to install L2TP module. Type the following three commands one by one:

sudo dnf install xl2tpd

sudo dnf install NetworkManager-l2tp

sudo dnf install NetworkManager-l2tp-gnome

Restart the Network Manager by using the command:

service NetworkManager restart

3 Finally, follow these steps:

  • Click the Network Connection
  • Go to Wired Connected and select Wireless Settings.

Wired Connected

4 Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) option.

5 When a new window opens, complete the fields as below:

  • Connection name: L2TPConnection
  • Gateway: (you can use your desired server address here, please check here for more server addresses
  • Username: Your VPN username
  • Password: Your VPN password

Click the IPSec Settings button after you’re done, and use the following settings:

  • Check the Enable IPSec tunnel to IPsec host box
  • Pre-share key: 12345678
  • Select the Advanced option
  • Enter Phase 1 Algorithms: 3des-sha1-modp1024
  • Enter Phase 2 Algorithms: 3des-sha1
  • Check the Disable PFS box
  • Once done, click OK.

Next, click the L2TP PPP Settings button and use the following settings:

  • Check the Use Point to Point Encryption (MPPE)
  • Check the Allow BSD data compression
  • Check the Allow Deflate data compression
  • Check the Use TCP header compression
  • Check the Use Protocol field compression negotiation
  • Check the Use address/control compression
  • Click Ok and then Apply.

6 Enable your VPN by swiping the toggle.

7 Voila! You are now connected.

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