Configuring eduroam Wi-Fi for Linux

Set up your Linux 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: April 9, 2020

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 Start Connection Wizard from the splash screen.

2. Open your web browser and go to connect.buffalo.edu

3. Click Start Connection Wizard

Click Configure and Connect.

4. 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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