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How to Setup PureVPN on Zorin OS

Jan 21, 2020
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Configuring PureVPN on Zorin OS requires only a few simple steps. Check out the following guide to learn how to set up PureVPN on Zorin OS using different protocols.

 

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1 Select the following options:

  • Click Wired Connected
  • Go to Wired Settings

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

3 When a new window appears, complete the fields as below:

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

4 Now, go to the ‘Advanced…

Only allow the following options:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2

Also, select the following:

  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression

Сlick OK and then click Add.

5 Now go to the Wired Connected option and under VPN click the newly added Connect to activate VPN.

6 You are connected to VPN now!

1 Go to the ‘Menu’ and search and open the ‘Terminal’.

2 Now you need to install L2TP module. Type the following commands one by one:

  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
  • sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp
  • sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
3 Now select the following options:

  • Click Wired Connected
  • Go to Wired Settings

4 Click the +’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)’ option.

5 When the new window appears, complete the fields as below:

  • Connection name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: pointtoserver.com (you can use your desired server address here,  in order to see the complete list click here)
  • User name: Your VPN username
  • Password: Your VPN password

6 Go to the ‘IPsec Settings…

  • Check the ‘Enable Ipsec tunnel to IPsec host’
  • Pre-share key: 12345678

Under ‘Advanced’ option

  • Phase1 Algorithm: 3des-sha1-modp1024
  • Phase2 Algorithm: 3des-sha1

Click OK

7 Go to the ‘PPP Settings…’

Only allow the following options:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2

Also, select the following:

  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression

Сlick OK then click Add.

8 Go to Wired Connected option and under VPN click the newly added Connect to activate VPN.

9 You are connected to VPN now!

1 Go to ‘Menu’ and search and open  ‘Terminal’.

2 Now you need to install SSTP packages. The sstp-client and network-manager packages is available via PPA on launchpad. You can import the gpg key using the following command:

  • sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 61FF9694161CE595
  • sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sstp-client.list

Now insert the following two lines into the file:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/eivnaes/network-manager-sstp/ubuntu vivid main

deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/eivnaes/network-manager-sstp/ubuntu vivid main

Note: Save and Exit the file.

Lastly, run the following commands one by one:

  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-sstp sstp-client
3 Now select the following options:

  • Click Wired Connected.
  • Go to Wired Settings.

4 Click the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)’.

5 When a new window appears, complete the fields as below:

  • Name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: pointtoserver.com (you can use your desired server address here,  in order to see the complete list click here)
  • User name: Your VPN username
  • Password: Your VPN password
  • Check the ‘Ignore Certificate Warnings’ option.

6 Click on “Advanced…” option and check the following options under it:

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

Сlick OK then click Add.

7  Now go to Wired Connected option and under VPN click the newly added Connect to activate VPN.

8 You are connected to VPN now!

1 Firstly, go to your desired web browser and download the PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files and extract them.

2 Go to the Menu and search then open Terminal

3 Now you need to install OpenVPN packages. Type the following commands one by one:

  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install openvpn
  • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
  • sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
4 Now select the following options:

  • Click Wired Connected
  • Go to Wired Settings

5 Click the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Import from file…’ option.

6 Go to Downloads directory, select the folder containing OpenVPN files i.e. ‘New OpenVPN Files’. Select the desired file with “.ovpn” extension, then click Open.

7 Now enter the details as mentioned below:

  • Name: PureVPN (Here we use PureVPN, you can change it any other name)
  • Gateway: already inserted
  • Authentication Type: Select Password from drop down menu
  • Insert Username provided by PureVPN
  • Insert Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click on folder icon from Certificate folder and add the ‘ca.crt.crt’ file.
  • Сlick Add.

8 Now go to Wired Connected option and under VPN click the newly added Connect to activate VPN.

9 You are connected to VPN now!

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