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moo-cow 09-21-2013 05:12 AM

How to disable wifi interface in Fedora 19 (NetworkManager)

How can I permanently disable a PCI wifi interface that Fedora brings up automatically? I do want to use a USB wifi interface, so the wireless switch is no option. In Debian I used to hide network interfaces from NetworkManager by adding them to /etc/network/interfaces, but that file doesn't exist in Fedora 19.

Red Squirrel 09-24-2013 07:45 AM

Networkmanager is a pain in the butt, I would start by uninstalling it, then you can manage stuff the normal way.

schneidz 09-24-2013 08:26 AM

the lazy way would be to put something like:

ifconfig eth0 down
into /etc/rc.local (replace eth0 with whatever your card is named).

DavidMcCann 09-24-2013 11:58 AM

The network configuration tool in the menu used to allow you to delete a particular interface: does it no longer do so?

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JohnNewell 09-24-2013 12:15 PM

You should be able to go into your network confgurations and delete the interface.

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