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Old 02-12-2015, 06:52 AM   #1
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sudo ifconfig - result: pan1


I ran sudo ifconfig and I got:

eth0,lo,and pan1

Pan1? After googling it, I found out that it has to do with bluetooth. But I am not working with bluetooth right now! What is going on. Should I switch it off?
 
Old 02-12-2015, 08:03 AM   #2
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Sure you can switch it off.

This doesn't mean that bluetooth is in use either, just that you have that capability, the driver is enabled, and the service is potentially ready to accept or make a bluetooth connection with a peer. If you don't wish to ever use it, or wish to control whether or not it is available, then find what's enabling it, and disable that.
 
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Thank you, rtmistler.
 
  


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