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Step-by-step instructions

Configuring eduroam Wi-Fi for Linux

Set up your Lnux device to automatically connect to eduroam, UB’s secure, preferred Wi-Fi network.

Operating System: Linux  

Applies To: UB students, faculty, staff, researchers 

Last Updated: July 17, 2019

Note: Administrative privileges are needed on your device.

Make sure wi-fi is turned on, select eduroam from available networks.

1. Select UB Connect from your available Wi-Fi networks

Click Configure and Connect from the splash screen.

2. Open your Web browser, if it doesn't open automatically, and go to buffalo.edu

3. Click Configure and Connect

Click Configure and Connect.

4. Verify the operating system shown matches the operating system on your device, and if so, click Configure and Connect

5. The application will download

Save download SecureW2_JoinNow.run and click OK, then open Terminal.

6. You will be prompted to download a script called SecureW2_JoinNow.run

7. Click Save File, click OK, then open the Terminal

8. Navigate to the Downloads folder by typing in “cd Downloads” and press Enter

9. Type in sh SecureW2_JoinNow.run and press Enter to run the script file to configure eduroam

Enter your UBITName, UBITName password and click Log In.

10. Enter your UBITName and UBITName Password in their respective fields and press Enter

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