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eduroam EAP-PWD on Linux and Ubuntu

eduroam EAP-PWD on Linux and Ubuntu


Please use eduroam Devicemanager to generate eduroam credentials for every device in use. You will find a tutorial here. You'll need them to authenticate in step 2.4.

Please note that login names generated with the help of eduroam Devicemanager will end with for members of the RWTH Aachen University and with for the members of the FZ Jülich.

You can still access the institute WLAN using a login name that ends with


Eduroam in KDE will be only visible and able to use if you restart with the GUI.



Step 1: Select WLAN

Click on the network symbol and select the "wireless network" eduroam under the heading.


Step 2: Set up eduroam


Now a configuration window opens in which you can make the following settings:



With the authentication method EAP-PWD no certificate is necessary and also not possible.

After saving the configuration, you can connect to the eduroam network.

last changed on 01/17/2024

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