Xubuntu 18.04: Bluetooth OFF by default

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Xubuntu 18.04: Bluetooth OFF by default

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I'm very happy that recent kernels support bluetooth chipsets properly out of the box! Hooray!
But, I like to have bluetooth disabled after boot - and only turn it on manually on demand. Especially on notebooks.

On recent Xubuntu 18.04, the following command disables that the bluetooth service starts on boot:

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$ systemctl disable bluetooth.service
That's it.
Now you should still see the bluetooth icon in the panel, but turned off by default.
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