The following instructions outline the setup process for L2TP connection on Ubuntu 16.04:

1.    Open the "Terminal"

2.    To install L2TP dependencies type following commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nm-l2tp/network-manager-l2tp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt -y install network-manager-l2tp
sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome
sudo apt-get update

3.    Click on the "Network" icon in top right corner and choose "Edit connections..."

4.   Click "Add"

5.   Select "Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)" as your connection type

6.   Click "Create"

7.    Enter the following information:

  • Connection name: Enter a name for the connection you are adding, i.e. Easy-Hide-IP
  • Gateway: Enter the PPTP server address of the location/server that you wish to connect to from our server list
  • Username: Enter your  Easy-Hide-IP user name
  • Password: Enter your Easy-Hide-IP password

Click 'IPsec Settings..."

Tick "Enable IPsec tunnel to L2TP host" and enter Pre-shared key: "easyhideip".  

Сlick "OK" and then click "Save"

8.   Left-click again on your "Network" icon and choose server you wish to connect in the "VPN Connections"

9.   Once your connection is successful you will see the following message:

All of your online activities are now 100% secure and anonymous while connected to Easy-Hide-IP.


If you have any questions, or experience any issues while installing and setting up your 

Ubuntu device to connect to the Easy-Hide-IP VPN servers - please contact our Support Team anytime.