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How to keep my LAN (Ethernet) connection disabled during startup..

Coz when I login to system it is automatically enabled i dont want that due to some security reason.

Want howto in both ubuntu 10.04 and ubuntu11.10

Regards, Deena

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That's how it works in 11.10 and it should work similar in 10.04:

Edit Network Connections:


Choose your LAN connection:


Uncheck Connect automatically:


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