Eduroam for Linux
Wireless Security: WPA & WPA2-Enterprise
Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
Anonymous Identity: anonymoustu-freiberg [dot] de
CA-Certificate: None (will be selected in step 3)
PEAP Version: Automatic
Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
User Name: your university user name
Password: your university password
Step 3: As CA Certificate, please choose "T-Telesec GlobalRoot Class 2". The certificate can be found and selected from the list in the folder "/ etc / ssl / certs" under all common Linux distributions.
Alternatively, it is also available for download on our website.
Please note: The aforementioned instructions have been successfully tested with the Linux distributions Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Arch Linux and Linux Mint.
In case you are using a different Linux distribution and encountering problems with these instructions, please contact our ServiceDesk as follows:
servicedesktu-freiberg [dot] de
- OTRS customer portal
- on site in our office (room 3.04, 2nd floor) during our service hours
The following software is required for the setup:
1.) Create connection with nmcli
nmcli connection add \
type wifi \
con-name "eduroam" \
ifname $(ifconfig | grep -i w | cut -d":" -f 1) \
ssid "eduroam" -- \
wifi-sec.key-mgmt wpa-eap 802-1x.eap peap \
802-1x.phase2-auth mschapv2 802-1x.identity "<University-Login>@tu-freiberg.de"
2.) Activate connection with nmtui and enter your password
- open up 'nmtui'
- Activate connection 'eduroam'
- Insert <University password>
Note: If the 'eduroam' connection is not available, the NetworkManager service may need to be restarted. This can be achieved with this command:
sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager.service