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How to setup PureVPN on OpenSUSE Leap

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

 

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1 Go to the Application Launcher and search and open Yast.

2 Scroll down and select Network Settings.

3 Go to Global Options then select Network Manager Service option under Network Setup Method.

4 Click Wired Connections then select  Settings.

5 Click Add to add a VPN connection then select PPTP from the drop-down list.

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

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

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

8 Click OK and close the Networks window.

9 Click Wired Connections and select the newly created VPN connection then click Connect to enable PureVPN.

10 You are now connected to PureVPN!

1 Go to the Application Launcher and search and open Yast.

2 Scroll down and select Network Settings.

3 Go to Global Options then select Network Manager Service option under Network Setup Method.

4 Click OK.

5 Open your default browser and download OpenVPN configuration files.

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

7 Click Wired Connections then select  Settings.

8 Click Add to add a VPN connection then select OpenVPN from the drop-down list.

9 Insert the following info:

  • Connection name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: de2-ovpn-udp.pointtoserver.com  (Here we use de2-ovpn-udp.pointtoserver.com you can also use your desired server address, in order to see the complete list click here)
  • Connection Type: Password
  • CA File: Click on folder icon for CA Certificate and upload the ca.crt.crt file from the OpenVPN configuration files you just downloaded.
  • Username provided by PureVPN
  • Password provided by PureVPN

10 Click Advanced.

11 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)
12 Click OK.

13 Click OK and close Networks window.

14 Click Wired Connections then select  Settings.

15 You are now connected to PureVPN!

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