I just acquired a Wi-Fire long-range wi-fi adapter, and I would like to test it with my Ubuntu desktop computer. However, my machine defaults to using an internal, discrete wireless card (not hard-wired into the motherboard.) How can I set my new wireless adapter as the default wireless connection? How can I disable my internal wireless card (without opening my computer case)?
Your external and internal cards are unlikely to use the same kernel driver, so try blacklisting the module.
In rare cases your wired adapter will be enumerated as a
You can start the root shell by launching it in the menu or typing
Reboot, and you should have your internal adapter disabled. If you want to revert everything, just delete the