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How do I prevent the default Ubuntu Network Manager (network-manager) from scanning when connected on my Wi-Fi network?

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The answer to askubuntu.com/questions/53498/… applies here. –  jdthood Dec 19 '12 at 15:40
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that did not help at all. –  Dialogos Jan 10 '13 at 11:53
    
why exactly do you want to do this? –  Gerhard Burger Jan 29 '13 at 9:11
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because when it scans, the connection literally lags. –  Dialogos Jan 30 '13 at 21:28

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killall -STOP NetworkManager

works for me in ubuntu 10.04

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You can't, unless you hack and recompile NetworkManager.

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