Wireless Access for Linux Help

NOTE: The CLAS Linux Group has provided these instructions as a courtesy to campus Linux users. See UI Wireless - eduroam Support or contact the ITS Help Desk for additional information.

Check the Requirements

  • You must have a valid HawkID.
  • Your laptop must have a wireless interface--either built-in or on a card--that conforms with the wireless client requirements listed on the page About the UI Wireless Service of the Information Technology Services (ITS) site.
  • Any drivers necessary for your laptop's wireless interface must be installed. The drivers must provide support for WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access).

Distribution specific instructions

Distribution specific instructions for wireless access
Fedora 22 17 16
openSuSE 12.2 12.1 11.4
Ubuntu 12.10 12.04 11.10


Troubleshooting Wireless Access
UI Wireless - eduroam Support
HawkID Guide
Comodo AddTrustExternalCARoot Certificate