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Stellenbosch University has about 60 Wireless Access Points (WAPs) available all over campus.

There are two University wireless networks, one for students and one for staff.

If you have problems using the procedure below, then install wicd to manage your wireless connections after connecting using a wired connection.

Checklist
  1. Check that your device is compatible by going to:
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WirelessCardsSupported
  2. First see if you are registered for wifi access by dialling the IT help desk: X4367 or visiting the student IT help center.
  3. See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs for more information.
Student setup
  1. Click on the network manager icon on the top panel next to the speaker icon.
  2. Click on Enable wireless networking
  3. Select MatiesWifi
Staff setup
  1. Click on the network manager icon on the top panel next to the speaker icon.
  2. Click on Enable wireless networking
  3. Select Connect to hidden wireless network.
  4. Type in Secure for Network Name.
  5. Select WPA & WPA2 Enterprise Security for Wireless Security.
  6. Setup wireless security according to the settings table below.
Staff Wifi Settings
SSID Secure
Security WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
Encryption TKIP
Authentication PEAP
PEAP Version 0
Inner Authentication MSCHAPv2
Username webmailusername
Password webmailpassword
  • Note that there is a bug in Ubuntu 13.10 that prevents certificate-less authentication. Edit the appropriate profile under /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ and remove the line containing system-ca-cert=True
Tips

Fix no wireless network found problem

Password problems when using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Turn your wireless adapter into a public WAP (Wireless Access Point)

Radically improve your Wifi speeds.