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Re: [Doc/Support Request] Removal of Bluetooth
many thanks for that on disabling Bluetooth. It has been added to the
@ A J - it will need adding to your mega thread on the forum.
On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Bhaskar Kandiyal <bkandiyal@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
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> On Monday 26 December 2011 06:52 PM, A. Andjelkovic wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > As I was looking around the web for a way to remove/disable
> > bluetooth completely, as the BIOS of the machine can't do it for
> > some reason (I rather not flash it). I noticed that there were no
> > good documentation regarding this issue, neither on our own
> > wiki, help.ubuntu, or arch's wiki.
> > So I shamefully ask if someone could provide their expertise to
> > document this issue?
> > Ideas on what to cover:
> > *Disabling bluetooth by configuration. *Removing bluetooth related
> > packages. *Disabling the kernel module (for marginal boot time
> > decrease, if any).
> > Regards, Alexander.
> > : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation :
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bluetooth :
> > https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bluetooth
> Well, for disabling the kernel module, you can blacklist it to not
> load at boot time.
> lsmod | grep bluetooth - This will give you the bluetooth module and the
> other modules that require it. For me the output is:
> bluetooth 179900 23 rfcomm,bnep,btusb
> You will have to blacklist these modules in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
> So add the following lines to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist file:
> blacklist rfcomm
> blacklist bnep
> blacklist btusb
> blacklist bluetooth
> And reboot. After the reboot you can check lsmod | grep bluetooth to
> see if it is loaded or not, if it returns empty then it's not loaded.
> As for the bluetooth related packages, I'm not sure maybe someone else
> can point out the relevant packages specific to Lubuntu as I have a
> lot of other packages installed as well, I believe removing bluez and
> bluetooth should do it.
> Hope this helps, cheers :)
> Bhaskar Kandiyal
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