The Brown secure wireless network may not work correctly with Ubuntu and some other Linux distributions out of the box. These issues are caused by an SSL certificate verification failure.
First, try to connect using the XpressConnect client from wifi.brown.edu. If your computer fails to connect using XpressConnect, then the Brown network must be manually configured in NetworkManager using the following settings:
Using the AddTrust_External_root.crt is the necessary change from the XpressConnect configuration to overcome the SSL verification problem. It should be located in one of the following directories:
If you have questions about these instructions or require further assistance, please contact the ICERM IT staff by dropping by the administrative offices, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling 3-5017 from your office phone.