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Wireless Configuration for Ubuntu


Note: These instructions are valid for versions 10.04 through 12.04, inclusive.

If you are a current Hudson Valley Community College student or employee you may connect these devices to our wireless network by following the instructions below.

Step 1

Locate the wireless logo on the top status bar. This will appear as an empty wedge. Select or right-click the wireless logo and select HVCC-COMM. If you cannot find this, you may need to consult with your manufacturer documentation on how to enable the wireless transceiver.

Ubuntu status bar

Step 1


Step 2

Fill out the form for the wireless configuration.

  • Wireless security must be WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication must be Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Anonymous identity and CA Certification can remain blank
  • PEAP version must be Automatic
  • Inner Authentication must be MSCHAPv2

Be sure to fill in the Username and Password values, then select Connect.

Wireless Network Authentication Form

Step 2


Step 3

You can ignore the notice regarding the Certificate Authority.

  • Check Don’t warn me again

Select Ignore to finish the connection.

Certificate Authority dialog.

Step 3


Step 4

Confirm that the wireless network is connected. This will be evident by the notice of HVCC-COMM Connection Established.

Connection confirmation

Step 4