Installing Network Manager on Raspbian 2020-02-05
This guide was written two years ago, which in Pi years means it's now graduated college, or something. Inevitably, it's at least a little out of date, and it may even be entirely misleading. There are several helpful suggestions in the comments (thanks everyone), and most recently a report that what's here plain doesn't work on current (early 2022) Raspbian. Which isn't even called 'Raspbian' any more.
As of Jan 2022 I'm partially back in my office-which-has-access-to-eduroam, and I do have a need to build up a fresh Pi desktop. If and when I get that working I'll update this guide. In the meantime: good luck, and please leave a comment to report success or failure.
Default Raspbian is not able to connect to wifi networks using corporate security setups, including eduroam. However, the issue is that the packaged networking control widget does not expose the relevant security features, rather than any underlying hardware limitation. The sol