Switch off wireless Tags: Wireless Switch Last response: April 23, 2011 6:49 PM in Linux/Free BSD Share amdfangirl April 23, 2011 8:37:27 AM Hello, Is there some kind of program or app that can shut down my wireless in Linux Mint 10 when I'm not needing it? My laptop doesn't have a physical switch, just a Fn+ shortcut. Using a Broadcom a/b/g/n wireless card of some sort, not quite sure, but I have a Lenovo x120e netbook. More about : switch wireless skittle April 23, 2011 6:49:48 PM you can use the command line to do this "sudo ifconfig wlan0 down" and "sudo ifconfig wlan0 up" to start it again. or your network manager (dont know what mint uses?) can probably do this as well. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan a Wireless router work off of an ethernet Switch ? ForumWireless not working. Hardware Radio Switch Off ..? ForumLaptop wireless turning off whenever I switch to battery power ForumThe wireless switch on my DV2500 has broken off . Is there a function key combin ForumRunning a network switch off a wireless router. Forumswitch off laptop wireless antenna (windows xp pro) ForumWireless Lan on/ off switch always litup ForumHP Pavilion and Wireless On- Off Switch ForumHardware Radio switch turns to off ForumWireless router before or after unmanaged switch ? ForumToshiba sattelite a665 downloads hardware radio switch is off windows 7 ForumTrying to add wireless router to switch ForumKVM SWITCH FOR WIRELESS KEYBOARD AND MOUSE ForumBoot Problems ForumMannesman tally mt-81 driver for windows and dip switch settings ForumPrinter data switch for linux and windows ForumWireless doesn\'t work any more ForumUbuntu 10.04= wireless problems ForumWireless pci adapter linux Forum[Solved] Ubuntu 10.04 and HP Mini 1000 -> No wireless More resources !