How to setup Ivacy L2TP on Kubuntu

If you want to set up Ivacy on Kubuntu using the L2TP protocol. 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 to Ivacy VPN

You can do so by following these steps:

  1. Open the Konsole from the task bar.
  2. To install L2TP dependencies, type the following commands one by one:
    • sudo bash
    • apt update
    • apt install network-manager-l2tp
  3. Click the Networks icon and select the Configure Network option.
  4. Click the icon to add a VPN connection
  5. Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) as your connection type.
  6. When a new window appears, enter the following information:
    • Connection Name: Enter a name for the connection you are adding such as Ivacy, for example.
    • Gateway: Enter the PPTP or L2TP server address of the location/server that you wish to connect with, example:
    • Please check here for further server addresses.
    • User name: Enter your Ivacy user name
    • Password: Enter your Ivacy password
  7. Click the IPSec Settings button, and use the following settings:
    • Check the Enable IPSec tunnel to L2TP
    • Pre-shared key: 12345678
    In the Advanced section, specific the connection algorithms:
    • Phase 1 algorithms: 3des-sha1-modp1024
    • Phase 2 algorithms: 3des-sha1
    Once done, click OK.
  8. Now, click the PPP Settings button and use the following settings:• Check the Use Point to Point Encryption (MPPE) box
    • Check the MSCHAP box
    • Check the MSCHAPv2 box
    • Check the Allow BSD data compression box
    • Check the Allow Deflate data compression box
    • Check the Use TCP header compression box
  9. Click OK and then Save.
  10. Now, click the Networks icon and select the newly created VPN connection. Hit the Connect button next to Ivacy.Voila! You are now connected



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