How to Setup PureVPN on Lubuntu

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If you want to setup PureVPN on Lubuntu, follow the simple instructions in this guide.

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1 Go to the Launcher, then System Tools, and open  QTerminal.

2 Install PPTP packages. For this, you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp-gnome

apt-get install network-manager-pptp

3 Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences, and open Advanced Network Configuration option from there.

4 Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.

5 Now, enter the following info:

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

6 Go to Advanced…

Check the following boxes:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2
  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression
  • Click “OK”

7 Click Save and close the window.

8 Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.

You’re all set!

1 Go to the Launcher, then System Tools, and open QTerminal.

2 Install SSTP packages. For this, you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eivnaes/network-manager-sstp

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp sstp-client

3 Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.

4 Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.

5 Now, enter the following info:

  • Connection name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: usca.pointtoserver.com (you can use your desired server address here,  in order to see the complete list click here)
  • Username provided by PureVPN
  • Password provided by PureVPN
  • Check the Ignore certificate warnings box.

6 Click Save and close the window.

7 Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.

You’re all set!

1 Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.

2 Install L2TP packages. For this, you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install xl2tpd

sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome

apt-get install network-manager-l2tp

3 Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.

4 Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.

5 Now, enter the following info:

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

6 Click the IPsec settings button.

Check the Enable IPsec tunnel to the IPsec host box. Once done, type the following info:

  • Pre-share key: 12345678
  • Phase 1 Algorithm = 3des-sha1-modp1024  and
  • Phase 2 Algorithm = 3des-sha1
  • Enforce UDP Encapsulation: Checked
  • Click ‘OK’

Next, go to PPP settings.

Check the following boxes:

  • MSCHAP
  • MSCHAP2
  • Allow BSD data compression
  • Allow Deflate data compression
  • Use TCP header compression
  • Click ‘OK’

7 Click Save and close the window.

8 Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.

You’re all set!

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

2 Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.

3 Install OpenVPN packages. For this, you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:

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 Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences, and open Advanced Network Configuration.

5 Click the + icon to add a VPN connection and select Import a saved VPN configuration… from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.

6 Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired one to connect to.

7 Now, enter the following info:

  • Connection name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: (already selected/entered)
  • Connection Type: Passwordfrom drop-down menu
  • Username: Username provided by PureVPN
  • Password: Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click the folder icon adjacent to CA certificate and upload the crt.crt file.

8 Click Save and close the window.

9 Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.

You’re all set!

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