Disable Wireless (Wifi) By Default On Startup

booting the machine with the physical wireless switch enabled the wifi was always enabled but the wwan was not …

as i would like to choose whether or not to enable any wireless connection i wanted to disable it by default …
i started by disabling the option “Connect automatically” at my wireless connection .. but that would not stop the wireless to start up enabled …

finding this forum post http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=58107#p353685 describing how to enable it .. it was just a matter of switching the boolean

open /etc/rc.local

sudo gedit /etc/rc.local

and add the following line right after the last line starting with a “#” and just before “exit 0”

dbus-send --system --type=method_call --dest=org.freedesktop.NetworkManager /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties.Set string:org.freedesktop.NetworkManager string:WirelessEnabled variant:boolean:false