Linux distributions are subject to a proper functioning of the network 802.1x . For doing it on the your distribution you must have two packages installed. This packages are :
as described in the wiki page General Instructions for Linux (for expert users)
If for some reason these software are not in your distribution, you must proceed with Installation package section, otherwise you can go directly to the Configuration section.
$ su - Password: [root@xxxxxx ~]#
yum install wpa_supplicant dhclient
GUI gnome can install these packages by launching the Application Software. Once launched in the search field you can enter the names of the packages you want and installed it as shown in the figures below:
Now when you restart your pc or when you re-login on your Gnome GUI, the system ask you for connect your pc on 8021.x network with your unitn credentials.
Here you click only on the Connect button. That its all…Enjoy it!