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Can someone suggest how to turn on airplane mode from command line instead of using the GUI? Also can someone list what all are turned off by enabling airplane mode or how to turn off all radios including bluetooth and wifi?

Is there a difference between hardware shutdown and device driver shutdown?

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You can use the following commands:

Enter in airplane mode

sudo rfkill block all

Exit from airplane mode

sudo rfkill unblock all

List the status of all available wireless devices

sudo rfkill list
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