[ubuntu-us-ut] stopping network manager

Clint Savage herlo1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 15:17:04 GMT 2007


On 10/28/07, Andrew Johnson <andrewjohnson at mail.weber.edu> wrote:
> > How can you turn off network manager?  ie you're at a cafe - you connect
> > to the wireless, get some email, now you want off the wireless system to
> > work on some confidential stuff.  Just right-clicking on icon to turn
> > off wireless doesn't seem to break the connection (or it restarts
> > itself).  Is there a command line like /etc/network-manager off  or some
> > such

NetworkManager is a service.  Just use /etc/init.d/NetworkManager stop

This is most appropriate as it kills the service and cleans up memory
context and shuts the service down properly.  You may also need to do
a similar thing to NetworkManagerDispatcher.

Cheers

Clint



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