Private Internet Access is a bit of a Trojan horse, but I'm glad you
agree the suite of VPN types supported out of the box desperately needs
to be brought up to date.

ovpn is great, but if we're going to do that, let's also get L2TP,
IKEv1, and IKEv2 added -- and PPTP either removed or saddled with a big
warning about it being insecure and deprecated. (For example, network-
manager-strongswan has a very short list of dependencies that aren't
already in the image, so adding it won't inflate the image much.)

Thanks for taking this seriously!

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  Out of the box, Ubuntu Bionic offers only insecure VPN option

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Status in ubuntu-meta package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  network-manager lists only PPTP as an available VPN client connection
  type (and also offers to import a file). I'd expect L2TP-over-IPSec
  and IKEv1/IKEv2 options as well.

  In fact, most major desktop OSes have removed PPTP altogether because
  it's insecure, and Ubuntu should probably do so in 18.04 as well, at
  least from the GUI!

  $ apt list network-manager
  Llistant… Fet
  network-manager/bionic,now 1.10.4-1ubuntu2 amd64 [instal·lat]

  $ uname -a
  Linux machinename 4.15.0-10-generic #11-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 13 18:23:35 UTC 
2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

  $ lsb_release -a
  No LSB modules are available.
  Distributor ID:       Ubuntu
  Description:  Ubuntu Bionic Beaver (development branch)
  Release:      18.04
  Codename:     bionic

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