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UNR-WPA: Linux

The UNR-WPA signal will be removed on December 28, 2016. It is being replaced by eduroam, a worldwide academic WiFi signal. Please consider switching over at your earliest convenience.

The instructions should work on most recent Linux distributions. It has been confirmed to work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and a few other versions.

  1. Select the Network Manager tool from the wireless icon at the top of the screen. Alternatively, open a shell window (terminal mode) and run the nm-connection-editor tool.
  2. Click on the Wireless tab. Enter the name of the SSID as UNR-WPA. All other settings should match the screen below:Linux Wireless Tab
  3. Click on the Wireless Security tab. Enter the information as shown in the image below, but substitute your personal NetID and password in the Username and Password boxes.Linux Wireless Security Tab
  4. Click on the IPv4 Settings tab. Ensure that you have the Automatic (DHCP) Method selected.Linux IPv4 Settings
  5. Click on Save...
  6. A certificate warning message will appear. Click on Ignore.Linux Certificate Authority Warning

Linux Wireless Troubleshooting

If you are unable to connect to the wireless signal using the instructions above, then repeat step 3: change the PEAP version to Version 0 or Version 1.

If you continue to have issues, please review our Wireless Troubleshooting tips.

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