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How to Setup PureVPN on OpenSUSE Leap

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

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Linux OpenSUSE Leap Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you havenโ€™t bought yet click ๐Ÿ‘‰ here to buy)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click ๐Ÿ‘‰ here to visit member area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.
  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials
  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.
PPTP Configuration Guide for OpenSUSE Leap.
  • Go to the Application Launcher and search and open Yast.
  • Scroll down and select Network Settings.
  • Go to Global Options then select Network Manager Service option under Network Setup Method.
  • Click Wired Connections then select Settings.
  • Click Add to add a VPN connection then select PPTP from the drop-down list.
  • Enter the following info:
  • Enter Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note.
    1. Germany: de1.pointtoserver.com
    2. Netherlands: nl1.pointtoserver.com
    3. United Kingdom: ukl1.pointtoserver.com
    4. United States: usil1.pointtoserver.com
    5. United States: ustx1.pointtoserver.com
    6. United States: usca1.pointtoserver.com
    7. United States: usfl1.pointtoserver.com
    8. United States: usny1.pointtoserver.com
    9. United States: uswdc1.pointtoserver.com
    10. Australia: au-sd1.pointtoserver.com
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can๐Ÿ‘‰ find your VPN credentials.
  • Click Advanced option.
  • Check the following options under it:
    1. MSCHAP
    2. MSCHAPV2
    3. Allow BSD compression
    4. Allow Deflate compression
    5. Allow TCP Header compression
    6. Click OK and close the Networks window.
  • Click Wired Connections and select the newly created VPN connection then click Connect to enable PureVPN.
  • You are now connected to PureVPN!
OpenVPN Configuration Guide for OpenSUSE Leap.
  • Go to the Application Launcher and search and open Yast.
  • Scroll down and select Network Settings.
  • Go to Global Options then select Network Manager Service option under Network Setup Method.
  • Click OK.
  • Open your default browser and download๐Ÿ‘‰  OpenVPN configuration files.
  • Right-click the New+OVPN+Files.zip file and Extract the files into a folder of your choosing.
  • Click Wired Connections then select
  • Click Add to add a VPN connection then select OpenVPN from the drop-down list.
  • 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 list๐Ÿ‘‰  click here)
  • Connection Type: OpenVPN
  • CA File: Click folder icon for CA Certificate and upload the ca.crt.crt file from the OpenVPN configuration files you just downloaded.
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can ๐Ÿ‘‰ find your VPN credentials.
  • 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:
    1. From Cipher: Select AES-256-CBC
    2. From HMAC Authentication: Select SHA-1
  • From TLS Settings:
    1. Mode = TLS-Auth
    2. Key File = Click folder icon next to Key File. Go to OpenVPN downloaded folder, select key and click Open
    3. Key Direction = Client (1)
  • Click OK and close Networks window.
  • Click Wired Connections then select Settings.
  • You are now connected to PureVPN!
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