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rfkill - tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices
Show the version of rfkill.
Show rfkill's built-in help text.
Listen for rfkill events and display them on stdout.
- list [type]
List the current state of all available rfkill-using devices,
or just all of the given type.
- block index|type
Disable the device corresponding to the given index.
type is one of "all", "wifi", "wlan", "bluetooth", "uwb",
"ultrawideband", "wimax", "wwan", "gps" or "fm".
- unblock index|type
Enable the device corresponding to the given index. If the device is
hard-blocked, e.g. via a hardware switch, it will remain unavailable though
it is now soft-unblocked.
rfkill was originally written by Johannes Berg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and Marcel Holtmann <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Darren Salt <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
for the Debian project (and may be used by others).
This document was created by
using the manual pages.
Time: 22:02:15 GMT, April 16, 2011