Connecting to eduroam Wi-Fi with Linux
This guide explains how to connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi service for UCL staff & students using a Linux device.
This guide is aimed at...
- IT Administrators
- SLMS staff
Before you start...
- You must be aware of and abide by the UCL Computing Regulations
- You must be aware of and abide by the JANET Acceptable Use Policy
- You need your UCL user ID & password – found on the front of your registration slip and must be appended with @ucl.ac.uk for connecting to eduroam (e.g. ucxxzano @ ucl.ac.uk)
The simplest and securest way to connect to eduroam is by using the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool.
Please see Connecting to eduroam using eduroam CAT (Configuration Assistant Tool) for instructions.
- Click the settings menu (upper right of the top bar) and select Wi-Fi Not Connected (Fig.1)
Fig.1 – Settings menu
- Click Wi-Fi Settings (Fig.2)
Fig.2 – Wi-Fi Settings menu
- Select eduroam (Fig.3)
Fig.3 – Visible Networks
- In the Authentication dropdown select Protected EAP (PEAP) (Fig.4)
Fig.4 – Wi-Fi Network Authentication Required screen
- Enter the following details at the Wi-Fi Network Authentication Required screen (Fig.5)
Anonymous identity: leave empty
No CA certificate is required: checked
PEAP version: Automatic
Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
Username: your UCL user ID
Password: your UCL password
Show password: as required
Fig.5 – Wi-Fi Network Authentication Required completed
- Click Connect
- Once connected, you can check your connection settings/details by clicking the gear icon
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Help & Support
For further help and assistance you will need to contact the IT Services.