Ubuntu Linux Manual Wi-Fi Setup

Note: The following is for user reference only as this OS is unsupported by the UF Computing Help Desk

Step 1: Connect to the ufgetonline wireless network

Step 2: Open a web browser, navigate to https://getonline.ufl.edu, and click GET ONLINE

Step 3: From the dropdown menu select Non-specific OS and click the USERTrust RSA Certification Authority link to download the network certificate

Step 4: Navigate to Settings > Wi-Fi and click Eduroam to begin manual entry of the network settings

Step 5: Enter the following and click Connect

  • Wi-Fi Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • CA certificate: Select Select from file… and navigate to the downloaded certificate
  • PEAP Version: Automatic
  • Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Username: GatorLink username@ufl.edu
  • Password: GatorLink password

Step 6: Network connectivity can be confirmed by opening your web browser and navigating to https://ufl.edu in addition to verifying that the eduroam network is shown as connected in the Ubuntu taskbar