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How to setup PureVPN on Manjaro 18.1.5

Jan 21, 2020
Jan 21, 2020
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By configuring PureVPN on your Manjaro OS desktop or laptop, you can enjoy better privacy, security, and freedom online. Here’s how to go about it.

 

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1 Click Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection option.

2 Click on the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)’ as your connection type.

3 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: pointtoserver.com (you can use your desired server address here,  in order to see the complete list click here)
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN

4 Click Advanced option and check the following options under it:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2
  • Allow BSD compression
  • Allow Deflate compression
  • Allow TCP Header compression
  • Click OK

5 Click Save and close Networks window.

6 Now Click  Networks Icon and select the newly created VPN connection, click Connect button to connect to PureVPN.

7 You are connected to PureVPN now!

1 Open FireFox and download the SSTP network manager packages from the link below by clicking on the “Download from mirror” option.

https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/network-manager-sstp/

2 Click the Applications Launcher Icon and open Terminal from there.

3 Now run the following commands one by one to extract and install the SSTP client and network manager packages.

  • cd Downloads/
  • sudo tar -xvf network-manager-sstp-1.2.6-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
  • sudo pacman -S network-manager-sstp
  • sudo pacman -S sstp-client
4 Now click Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection option.

5 Click the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) as your connection type.

6 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: pointtoserver.com (you can use your desired server address here,  in order to see the complete list click here)
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Check the ‘Ignore Certificate Warnings’ option.

7 Click Advanced option and check the following options under it:

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

8  Click Save and close the Networks window.

9 Now Click Networks Icon and select the newly created VPN connection, click Connect to connect to PureVPN.

10 You are connected to PureVPN now!

1 Open FireFox and download our OpenVPN configuration files

2 Right-click the New+OPVN+Files.zip file and Extract the files into a folder of your choosing.

3 Click Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection option.

4 Click the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select Import VPN Connection… option.

5 Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired file to connect.

6 When asked to Copy the certificates click Yes.

7 Insert the following info:

  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: (already selected/entered)
  • Connection Type: Password from drop down menu
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click on folder icon for CA Certificate and upload the ca.crt.crt file.

8 Click Advanced.

From General tab select following options:

Check Use custom gateway port: For UDP insert 53 and For TCP insert 80

Note: For TCP connection select “Use a TCP Connection…..”

From Security tab select following options:

  • From Cipher: Select AES-256-CBC
  • From HMAC Authentication: Select SHA-1

From TLS Settings:

  • Mode = TLS-Auth
  • Key File = Click on folder icon next to Key File. Go to OpenVPN downloaded folder, select keyand click “Open
  • Key Direction = Client (1)
9 Click OK.

10 Click Apply and close Networks window.

11 Now Click Networks Icon and select the newly created VPN connection, click Connect to connect to PureVPN.

12 You are connected to PureVPN now!

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