How to deactivate the wireless lan card

Paco Ros paco at
Tue Sep 21 10:47:56 UTC 2004

> Hi,
> great to see that the wireless lan card in my notebook is recognized by
> Ubuntu linux, but I don't have access to a wireless network, so I want to
> deactivate the card. Is that possible at all?

Comment it in /etc/network/interfaces in the line beginning with "auto" or
execute manually ifdown <wireless interface name> (i.e. eth1, wlan0...)



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