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How to Setup PureVPN SSTP on Linux Mint 19.3

Feb 10, 2020
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If you want highest security, you can set up PureVPN using the SSTP protocol on Linux Mint. Here are a few simple steps you can get started:

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

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

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:whoopie79/testing
  2. sudo apt-get update
  3. sudo apt-get install sstp-client
  4. sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp
  5. sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp-gnome

When you’re finished, logout/login is required. (Or preferably, restart the system).

3 Now Select the following options:

  • Click on “Wired Connection
  • Go to “Network Connections

4 Click on the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)’ option. Click on the “Create” button

5 When the a window appear, complete the fields as below:

  • Insert Connection name: PureVPN
  • Insert Gateway: usca.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
  • Check Ignore certificate warnings option.
  • Click Save.

6 Go to Wired Connections option and under VPN Connections click on the newly created PureVPN-SSTP connection to activate VPN.

7 You are connected now!

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