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.TH RFKILL 8 "July 10, 2009"
rfkill \- tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices
.B rfkill
.RI [ options ] " command"
.B \-\-version
Show the version of rfkill.
.B help
Show rfkill's built-in help text.
.B event
Listen for rfkill events and display them on stdout.
.B list [type]
List the current state of all available rfkill-using devices,
or just all of the given type.
.BI block " index|type"
Disable the device corresponding to the given index.
\fItype\fR is one of "all", "wifi", "wlan", "bluetooth", "uwb",
"ultrawideband", "wimax", "wwan" or "gps".
.BI 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 <>
and Marcel Holtmann <>.
This manual page was written by Darren Salt <>,
for the Debian project (and may be used by others).