Bluetooth capabilities allow to exchange data between devices in short distances. You can exchange data via Bluetooth between computers and mobile phones, smartphones, etc. However, you may experience connection problems while using Bluetooth and a wireless connection at the same time.
In this tip, we will show you how to easily disable Bluetooth and WiFi under Ubuntu 11.04/10.10/10.04. You should know that if you disable Bluetooth in your laptop, you will stretch your battery life.
To disable Bluetooth on Ubuntu, issue this command from the Terminal:
rfkill block bluetooth
To disable WiFi on Ubuntu, then use this command:
rfkill block wifi