Radio Device Wizard¶
The Radio Device Wizard provides the capability to enable or disable builtin bluetooth, Wi-Fi and WWAN devices triggered by certain events. It is implemented in the optional package tlp-rdw.
The Radio Device Wizard needs Network Manager as a prerequisite.
Disable on Network Connect
DEVICES_TO_DISABLE_ON_LAN_CONNECT="wifi wwan" DEVICES_TO_DISABLE_ON_WIFI_CONNECT="wwan" DEVICES_TO_DISABLE_ON_WWAN_CONNECT="wifi"
When a LAN, Wi-Fi or WWAN connection has been established, the stated radio devices are disabled:
- wifi – Wireless LAN
- wwan – Wireless Wide Area Network (3G/UMTS, 4G/LTE, 5G)
Multiple devices are separated with blanks.
Enable on Network Disconnect
DEVICES_TO_ENABLE_ON_LAN_DISCONNECT="wifi wwan" DEVICES_TO_ENABLE_ON_WIFI_DISCONNECT="" DEVICES_TO_ENABLE_ON_WWAN_DISCONNECT=""
When a LAN, Wi-Fi, WWAN connection has been disconnected, the stated radio devices are enabled.
Enable/Disable on Dock
After docking the stated radio devices are enabled/disabled.
Enable/Disable on Undock
After undocking the stated radio devices are enabled/disabled.