The following is required for L2TP-VPN client to work on MX Linux:
2 Now you need to install L2TP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
3 Click on “Ethernet Network Connections” Icon then “VPN Connections” and then select “Add a VPN Connection…” option.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome network-manager-strongswan libstrongswan-standard-plugins libstrongswan-extra-plugins
sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp
sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
4 Select ‘Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)’ from the drop-down list under the VPN Connection Type and click on the “Create” button.
5 Insert the following info:
6 Now, Go to the ‘IPsec Settings…’ option.
Check the ‘Enable IPsec tunnel to IPsec host’
Pre-share key: 12345678
Then specify connection algorithms in the Advanced section:
For phase 1= 3des-sha1-modp1024 and
For phase 2 = 3des-sha1
Enforce UDP Encapsulation: Unchecked
Now, go to the ‘PPP Settings…’.
Only allow the following options:
Also, select the following:
7 Click “Save” and close the “Network Connections” window. 8 Now Click on Ethernet Network Connections” Icon, go to the “VPN Connections” tab, and click on the newly created VPN connection, to connect to PureVPN
9 You are now connected to PureVPN!
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