Friday, 10 October 2008

Radio free Ubuntu Laptop.

Travelling transatlantic tomorrow (yippee!!), and one issue I needed to address is how to turn off my wireless card for the flight (to save battery life and/or stop the plane crashing.. you decide which;)

Here's how it's done -
Turn the thing off -
~$ sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower off

And back on again-
~$ sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower on


BTW - bluetooth services are disabled on this laptop... I have no need for it.

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