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My Laptop has Wired and wireless connection capabilities. I want to disable my Wired connection when my wireless is up and running ? How can i proceed ? I used nmcli tool to establish my connection.

nmcli con up id nmcli con up id

Currently i have Wired and Wireless up and running I also try to use nmcli con down id but unsucess


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Not the answer you're looking for, I'm sure... but I just unplug the Ethernet cable. That shuts down the wired connection very effectively. –  divegeek Jan 6 '11 at 15:19

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A raw solution could be to create an if-up script in /etc/network/if-up.d/, something like this:


if [ "$IFACE" = "wlan0" ]; then
  ifconfig eth0 down

Remeber to give it execution permissions.

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And something in /etc/network/if-down.d/ to counter. –  Oli Jan 6 '11 at 16:38

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