Mike Leone on 18 May 2010 07:10:57 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Disable internal wireless in Ubuntu 10.04 - RESOLVED

On 5/18/2010 2:42 AM, sean finney had this to say:
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 10:53:06PM -0400, Mike Leone wrote:
>> Finally found it. One website said that anything in
>> /etc/network/interfaces would be ignored by nm; that's not right. :-)
> that used to be the case, but they changed their mind and took over
> stuff in that file by default anyway.  you can disable anything mentioned
> in /etc/network/interfaces by setting "managed=false" in the [ifupdown]
> section of nm-system-settings.conf.

In my case, the only thing mentioned in /etc/network/interfaces was 
"lo". And I didn't want NM to ignore that one. :-)

And it already had that entry in nm-system-settings.conf. It originally 
looked like this:



I added:


And then it ignored that built-in wireless 802.11b card.

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