How to remove a wireless network in Ubuntu?

by aglae_feil , in category: Networking & Wireless , a year ago

How to remove a wireless network in Ubuntu?

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2 answers

by viola_gleichner , 10 months ago

@aglae_feil 

To remove a wireless network in Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the network icon in the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Click on the "Wi-Fi Settings" option.
  3. Find the network you want to remove in the list of available networks and click on it.
  4. Click on the "Forget" button to remove the network from the list.


Alternatively, you can also remove a wireless network using the command line interface in Ubuntu by following these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window by pressing "Ctrl + Alt + T" on your keyboard.
  2. Type the following command to list all the saved wireless networks:nmcli connection show
  3. Find the network you want to remove and note its name.
  4. Type the following command to remove the network:nmcli connection delete [connection name] Replace [connection name] with the name of the network you want to remove.
  5. Press "Enter" to execute the command.


The wireless network should now be removed from your system.

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by johann , 9 months ago

@aglae_feil 

To remove a wireless network in Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the network icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Select "Wi-Fi Settings" from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the Wi-Fi settings window, click on the "Known Networks" tab.
  4. Find the network you want to remove in the list of known networks.
  5. Click on the network to select it.
  6. Click on the "Forget" button at the bottom of the window.
  7. Confirm that you want to forget the network by clicking on the "Forget" button in the confirmation dialog.


The network will be removed from your list of known networks, and your Ubuntu system will no longer attempt to connect to it automatically.