UARK Wi-Fi Ubuntu Setup

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UARK Wi-Fi is the secured network for UARK users, offering unrestricted internet access to all web locations and services. Guests on campus can connect to UARK Guest Wi-Fi. Visitors from participating institutions can get online using the eduroam network.

The following instructions provide the correct security settings for connecting to wireless in the Linux operating system Ubuntu.

  1. In the Wireless Network Authentication window's Wireless Security tab, choose the following settings:
    • Wireless security: WPA and WPA2 Enterprise
    • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • Anonymous identity: leave blank
    • CA certificate: (None)
    • PEAP version: Automatic
    • Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
  2. Enter your UARK username and password.
  3. Click Connect. A warning that you have not chosen a certificate authority will appear. Click Ignore.
    Note: You may be prompted to enter a new keyring password. Create a keyring password, and click OK.

Updated 06/30/2016


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