HOW TO: Install Eduroam on Linux Machines

How to Install Eduroam on Linux Machines: 

These instructions assume the Gnome desktop shipped with many common Linux distributions.  To join eduroam with the Gnome windowing system you must configure the NetworkManager with an eduroam profile.  When asked for your credentials provide your  Your password is your normal password used for Blackboard and iRoar.

Note: The certificate, if needed, can be obtained by extracting the Windows eduroam installer available at

Creating an eduroam Profile:

  • Open the NetworkManager, select the Wireless tab and click "Add". 
  • In the dialog that appears change the "Connection Name" to eduroam. 
  • You may opt to check the "Connect automatically" check box.
  • The SSID should be "eduroam" (without quotes) and the Mode should be set to "Infrastructure". 
  • Next select the "Wireless Security" tab.

          In the Wireless Security tab there are many settings to configure:

  •   In the "Security" drop-down box select "WPA & WPA2 Enterprise". 
  •   In the Authentication drop-down menu select PEAP. 
  •   Leave the "Anonymous identity" box empty
  •   CA certificate: click the file icon on the right side of the widget and select the certificate you downloaded. 
  •   Leave the "PEAP version" drop-down set to "Automatic". 
  •   In the "Inner authentication" drop-down select MSCHAPv2. 
  •   Finally provide your and password
  •   Once you have finished press "Apply".

        Note: After these settings are configured, you should be able to connect by pressing "Connect" in the following dialog.  In the future you  may connect via the NetworkManager icon in the task-bar. 

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