detnsw wifi Settings for Ubuntu

Aug 30, 2018

This is how to connect an Ubuntu MATE Linux laptop to the wifi network of a NSW public school as of August 2018

Scripts folder

  • SSID: detnsw
  • Authentication: PEAP
  • Anonymous identity: leave blank
  • Domain: leave blank
  • CA certificate: None
  • No CA Certificate is required: checked
  • PEAP Version: Automatic
  • Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Identity: user.name@detnsw
  • Password: your portal password

Scripts folder

  • Setting the Proxy PAC on the Proxy tab of the network connection didn’t help.
  • Setting the Autoconfiguration URL to http://pac.det.nsw.edu.au/fib/proxy.pac in the Network Proxy settings did the trick