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How to Setup PureVPN on Lubuntu

Feb 26, 2020
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If you want to setup PureVPN on Lubuntu, follow the simple instructions in this guide.

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Linux Lubuntu Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click 👉here to buy)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click 👉 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  Lubuntu.
  • Go to the Launcher then System Tools and open  QTerminal.
Go to the Launcher, then System Tools, and open  QTerminal.
  • Install PPTP packages. For this, you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:
1. sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp-gnome
3. apt-get install network-manager-pptp
  • Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences, and open Advanced Network Configuration option from there.
Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences, and open Advanced Network Configuration option from there.
  • 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.
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.
select Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.
  • Now enter the following info:
  • 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 can 👉find your VPN credentials.
Connection name: PureVPN Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Username provided by PureVPN Password provided by PureVPN
  • Go to Advanced…
  • Check the following boxes:
    1. MSCHAP
    2. MSCHAPV2
    3. Allow BSD data compression
    4. Allow Deflate data compression
    5. Use TCP header compression
    6. Click OK
MSCHAP MSCHAP2 Allow BSD data compression Allow Deflate data compression Use TCP header compression Click "OK
  • Click Save and close the Window.
Click Save and close the window.
  • Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
  • You’re all set!
You're all set!
SSTP Configuration Guide for  Lubuntu.
  • Go to the Launcher then System Tools and open QTerminal.
Go to the Launcher, then System Tools, and open QTerminal.
  • Install SSTP packages. For this you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:
1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eivnaes/network-manager-sstp
2. sudo apt-get update
3. sudo apt-get install network-manager-sstp sstp-client
  • Go to the Launcher again then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.
Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.
  • 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.
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.
select Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.
  • Now enter the following info:
  • 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 can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Check the Ignore certificate warnings box.
Connection name: PureVPN Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Username provided by PureVPN Password provided by PureVPN Check the Ignore certificate warnings box.
  • Click Save and close the Window.
  • Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
Click Save and close the window.  <span class="su-dropcap su-dropcap-style-default" style="font-size:0em">7</span> Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
  • You’re all set!
You're all set!
L2TP Configuration Guide for  Lubuntu.
  • Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.
Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.
  • Install L2TP packages. For this you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:
1. sudo apt-get update 2. sudo apt-get install xl2tpd
3. sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
4. apt-get install network-manager-l2tp
  • Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.
Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.
  • 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.
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.
select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.
  • Now enter the following info:
  • 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 can 👉find your VPN credentials.
Connection name: PureVPN Insert the desired server: Please refer to the server address shared in the above note. Username provided by PureVPN Password provided by PureVPN
  • Click the IPsec settings button.
  • Check the Enable IPsec tunnel to the IPsec host box. Once done, type the following info:
    1. Pre-shared key: 12345678
    2. Phase 1 Algorithm = 3des-sha1-modp1024 and
    3. Phase 2 Algorithm = 3des-sha1
    4. Enforce UDP Encapsulation: Checked
  • Click OK
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:
    1. MSCHAP
    2. MSCHAPV2
    3. Allow BSD data compression
    4. Allow Deflate data compression
    5. Use TCP header compression
  • Click OK
MSCHAP MSCHAP2 Allow BSD data compression Allow Deflate data compression Use TCP header compression Click 'OK'
  • Click Save and close the window.
Click Save and close the window.
  • Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
  • You’re all set!
You’re all set!
You're all set!
OpenVPN Configuration Guide for  Lubuntu.
Go to your desired web browser, download PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files and extract them.
Go to your desired web browser, download PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files and extract them.
  • Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.
Go to the Launcher, then System Tools and open QTerminal.
  • Install OpenVPN packages. For this you’ll have to type the following commands one after another:
1. sudo apt-get update
2. sudo apt-get install openvpn
3. sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
4. sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome
  • Go to the Launcher again then Preferences and open Advanced Network Configuration.
Go to the Launcher again, then Preferences, and open Advanced Network Configuration.
  • 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.
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.
select Import a saved VPN configuration… from the drop-down list. Click the Create button once done.
  • Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired one to connect to.
Go to the folder where you have downloaded the OpenVPN files and select your desired one to connect to.
  • Now enter the following info:
  • Connection name: PureVPN
  • Gateway: (already selected/entered)
  • Connection Type: Password From drop-down menu
  • Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can 👉find your VPN credentials.
  • Click the folder icon adjacent to the CA certificate and upload the crt.crt file.
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.
  • Click Save and close the window.
  • Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
Click the Wired Connections icon and choose the newly created connection to connect to PureVPN.
  • You’re all set!
You’re all set!
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