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How to Setup PureVPN on OpenSUSE Leap

Jan 21, 2020
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Work securely and anonymous on your OpenSUSE Leap with PureVPN. Read the following tutorial to learn how you can set up the VPN using the PPTP or OpenVPN protocol.

 

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

open Yast

2 Scroll down and select Network Settings.

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.

Click Wired Connections then select Settings

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

Add a VPN connection then select PPTP

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

Enter the following info for PPTP

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

Click Advanced option and check the options

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.

click Connect to enable VPN

10 You are now connected to PureVPN!

You are now connected to PureVPN

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

open Yast for OpenVPN

2 Scroll down and select Network Settings.

Select Network Settings to configure OpenVPN

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.

download OpenVPN configuration files

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

Extract the files to configure OpenVPN

7 Click Wired Connections then select  Settings.

Click Wired Connections then select  Settings

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

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

Insert the following info to configure OpenVPN

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 key and click “Open
  • Key Direction = Client (1)
12 Click OK.

13 Click OK and close Networks window.

14 Click Wired Connections then select Settings.

Click Wired Connections then select Settings

15 You are now connected to PureVPN!

You are now connected to PureVPN via OpenVPN protocol

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