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I am trying to block a specific Wireless Network such as "Router_Home" because everytime I wake up my laptop the first thing that the Network Manager does is to try connecting to this Network.

Can you show me how to do that using the terminal or/and GUI ?

EDIT: I know I can uncheck the "connect automatically" option. But I want to know how to block a wireless network totally.

I am using Ubuntu 12.10

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marked as duplicate by Seth, Eric Carvalho, Basharat Sialvi, Uri Herrera, Raja Apr 29 '13 at 13:25

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If it's secured, then removing the secrets will properly prevent it from connecting to it... Or does that not really do what you want? –  gertvdijk Feb 14 '13 at 16:16
    
@gertvdijk let me try that and I will update you. But It's nice to know how to block a wireless network using the terminal ^_^ So if anyone knows please do share your solution with us –  Suhaib Feb 14 '13 at 17:19
    
possible duplicated: askubuntu.com/q/154880/62483 –  Lucio Apr 28 '13 at 23:47
    
I've added a bounty to the master questions here. Hopefully you'll get the answer you want :) –  Seth Apr 30 '13 at 3:28
    
Please see this answer: askubuntu.com/a/154884/44179 Does that solve your problem? –  Seth May 6 '13 at 5:58

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If I understand you correctly, you can just delete the connection from network manager by going to the network manager -->edit-->wireless then highlight the connection and click delete.

There is also a package in the repos called nmcli that is a command line interface for network manager, but I haven't tried it.

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