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Eduroam on Linux
How to connect to eduroam using Ubuntu Linux, for students and employees.
Norsk versjon - Koble til trådløsnettet med Linux
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Connect to the wireless network (eduroam) automatically. This works with Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Android, Mac OS X and iOS. The application will find out which operating system you are using. However, if this doesn't work, use the guide below.
Manual configuration (Ubuntu Linux using GNOME)
Left click on the system icon in the upper right corner of your screen. Choose "Select Network".
Select eduroam from the list of available networks.
- Fill in the information as shown in the picture below.
- Enter you NTNU username in the username field in this format: firstname.lastname@example.org. Meaning if your username is johndoe, input email@example.com. Use your NTNU password in the password field. This applies to both students and employees.
Click Connect to connect to eduroam.
This guide is created using Ubuntu 20.04, if you have another flavor or Ubuntu or another distribution, your setup might look a little different, but the same options should still be present. Make sure to tick the box for "No CA certificate is required" or "Do not validate CA certificate".
A common error is caused by the file /etc/network/interfaces overriding Network Manager. If this is the case, make sure that /etc/network/interfaces looks like this:
auto lo iface lo inet loopback
Orakeltjenesten can assist you if you encounter any issues connecting to eduroam.