How to setup Ivacy VPN PPTP on Xubuntu 19.10

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You must have an active internet connection
  • A Premium Ivacy VPN account. If you haven’t subscribed yet, click here to subscribe for Ivacy VPN

Here’s a complete tutorial to set up IvacyVPN on Xubuntu using the PPTP protocol, you can do so by following these simple steps:

  1. Go to the “Launcher” option and select/open the “Terminal Emulator”.
  2. Now you need to install PPTP packages. Type the following commands one by one:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install pptpd
    • sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp-gnome
    • apt-get install network-manager-pptp
  3. Click the “Network” option and then select “Edit Connections…” option.
  4. Click on the ‘+’ icon to add a VPN connection and select ‘Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)’ from the drop-down list and click “Create” button.
  5. Enter the following details:
    • Insert Connection name: IvacyVPN
    • Insert Gateway: (Here we use you can also use your desired server address, click here for more server addresses)
    • Insert Username provided by IvacyVPN
    • Insert Password provided by IvacyVPN
  6. Click on “Advanced…” option and check the following options under it:
    • MSCHAP
    • MSCHAP2
    • Allow BSD compression
    • Allow Deflate compression
    • Allow TCP Header compression
    • Click on “OK”
  7. Click on “Save” and close the “Network Connections” window.
  8. Now Click on “Network” Icon, go the “VPN Connections” tab and click on the newly created VPN connection, to connect to IvacyVPN.
  9. You are connected to Ivacy VPN now!

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