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Connecting to Eduroam with Linux

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Automatic Setup

The preferred way of setting up the eduroam SSID on any operating system is connecting to the wireless network “eduroam-instructions” then downloading the cloudpath utility that can be found at The utility sets up the SSID automatically with little input from you.

For users in the residence halls, use this link to automatically setup the wireless networks:

Manual Setup

This guide is shown using the Ubuntu distribution (22.04 LTS). The exact setup methods shown below will vary between distributions, but the connection settings should still work.

1.Click settings in the top right
2.Click “wi-fi not connected” (this will show the current network if you connected to a different wi-fi network)
3.Click Select Network

4.Click the network titled “eduroam”
5.Click Connect at the bottom of the menu

6. A “Wi-fi network Authentication Required” menu will then appear. you will need to enter in the following settings.
Wi-Fi Security: WPA& WPA2 Enterprise
Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
Anonymous Identity: Leave blank
CA certificate: (None)
CA certificate password: Leave blank
No CA certificate is required: Check this box
PEAP version: Automatic
Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
Username: Your network (SIU85*******
Password: Your network ID password

After you’ve entered in all of the information, click Connect.

You should now be connected to the eduroam network. If you are unable to connect, please confirm you are using the correct settings and entering in the right credentials. You can confirm your password is correct by signing into on another device.

Forgetting the eduroam connection

1.Navigate to the Wi-FI menu in settings. Select the gear next to “eduroam”

2. Click “Forget Connection” at the bottom right

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