These are the step-by-step instructions to connect to the University of Maryland wireless network, by VPN.
1. Install network-manager-vpnc, because the University requires Cisco’s VPN client. Type this in the terminal.
> sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc
2. Now go to the Network manager icon and find VPN Connections menu. This should pop out the configure option.
Now go ahead and add a new VPN connection.
3. Once the new connections window opens, give the following information.
Username: UID username
User password: UID password
Group name: UMD
Group password: i#|fOd!jisYR5r9N
Save the options and your VPN connection is ready to connect. Happy VPNing!