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How to Setup PureVPN on Manjaro 18.1.5

Jan 21, 2020
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You can enjoy better internet security and freedom on your Manjaro 18.1.5 OS with PureVPN. Here’s the complete tutorial that you can follow to configure the VPN today:

 

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1 Click on the Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection option.

Click Networks Icon 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.

Click on the ‘+’ icon

select Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol

3 Enter the following info:

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

Enter the PPTP setting

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

Click Advanced option and check the following options

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.

click Connect button to connect to VPN

7 You are connected to PureVPN now!

You are connected to PureVPN

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/

clicking on the “Download from mirror” option

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

open Terminal

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.

Configure Network selection option

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

Click the ‘+’ icon

select Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol

6 Enter the following info:

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

new connection system setting module

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

Click Advanced option

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.

click Connect to connect to PureVPN

10 You are connected to PureVPN now!

You are connected to PureVPN

1 Open FireFox and download our OpenVPN configuration files

download OpenVPN configuration files

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

Extract the files

3 Click the Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection option.

Click the Networks Icon and select Configure Network selection

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

Click the ‘+’ icon

select Import VPN Connection

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

select your desired OpenVPN file to connect

6 When asked to Copy the certificates click Yes.

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.

Insert the following info

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.

Click Apply and close Networks

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

click Connect to connect to VPN

12 You are connected to PureVPN now!

You are connected to PureVPN

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