rfkill man page

rfkill — tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices

Synopsis

rfkill [options] command

Options

--version
Show the version of rfkill.

Commands

help
Show rfkill's built-in help text.
event
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", "fm" or "nfc".
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.

Authors

rfkill was originally written by Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> and Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>.

This manual page was written by Darren Salt <linux@youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

Info

July 10, 2009