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Old 09-21-2013, 04:12 AM   #1
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How to disable wifi interface in Fedora 19 (NetworkManager)


Hi!

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.
 
Old 09-24-2013, 06:45 AM   #2
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Networkmanager is a pain in the butt, I would start by uninstalling it, then you can manage stuff the normal way.
 
Old 09-24-2013, 07:26 AM   #3
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the lazy way would be to put something like:
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ifconfig eth0 down
into /etc/rc.local (replace eth0 with whatever your card is named).
 
Old 09-24-2013, 10:58 AM   #4
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The network configuration tool in the menu used to allow you to delete a particular interface: does it no longer do so?

Otherwise, this thread may contain an answer
http://www.spinics.net/linux/fedora/...msg437341.html
 
Old 09-24-2013, 11:15 AM   #5
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wifi

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


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