Posts with the tag Goethe University

New Certificate for University WiFi Authentication

The certificate needed for 802.1X auth for the WiFi network FLUGHAFEN of University of Frankfurt has changed. To get the new certificate ("Deutsche Telekom Root CA 2") run:

cd ~/Downloads/
sudo mv deutsche-telekom-root-ca-2.der /etc/cert

and set the new certificate in network manager.



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Set up Printing at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • Download the PPD files from and save them to /usr/share/ppd/custom/
  • lpadmin -p blacknwhite_hrz -v smb://${HRZ-LOGIN:HRZ-PASSWORD} -P /usr/share/ppd/custom/<PPD-Datei> -E
  • do the same for colour_hrz ...
  • lpq -P schwarzweiss_hrz gives → schwarzweiss_hrz is ready, no entries

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