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I tried as root

service network-manager stop


/etc/init.d/network-manager stop

But that doesen't exist.


killall NetworkManager

but it seems to restart immediately.

How do I stop it???

I filed a new Question that describes more, what my problem is:
How do I stop the NetworkManager in Ubuntu 13.10 without using the service command?

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marked as duplicate by RobotHumans, Braiam, Seth Feb 26 '14 at 1:16

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Why are you wanting to stop Network Manager? – rstreeter78 Feb 26 '14 at 0:48
I want to start a mesh node on my laptop using batman-adv, batctl bridge-utils with this script and the NetworkManager is doing stuff – rubo77 Feb 26 '14 at 5:53
Hmm. So, now title says that command line is not allowed, but contents says that all you tried was using command line. And even questions at the end are related to command line. – Olli Feb 26 '14 at 9:39
@rubo77: You have edited the question to ask a different question by putting restrictions. There is already an answer which would render that as incorrect (and probably foolish as well). As such you should leave this question closed and ask a different and new question for your needs.. I also trust you to roll-back the edit you made... :-) – Aditya Feb 26 '14 at 13:34
Wild Man's answer was foolish from the start, cause I stated from the beginning, that the command he suggested didn't work. So I didn't change the meaning of my question, but I will roll it back and ask a new question anyway ;) – rubo77 Feb 26 '14 at 15:36
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Control+Alt+T will open the terminal then enter one of the following commands.

sudo service network-manager stop 

will stop network manager.

sudo service network-manager start 

will start network manager.

sudo service network-manager restart

will restart network manager.

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That didn't work! That's why I asked. I edited the topic of my question. – rubo77 Feb 26 '14 at 5:49
I found a link that says there may be a bug in 13.10 and if you use sudo in front of all the commands like I have them written in the answer then they will work. Even if you are root you still have to use sudo. <>; – Wild Man Feb 26 '14 at 6:03
folowup: – rubo77 Feb 26 '14 at 15:51

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