Add ‘Disconnect WiFi’ System Menu Option in Ubuntu 20.04

gnome shell

The default Gnome desktop lacks an option to disconnect current wifi connection. For those who want the function in Ubuntu 20.04, a gnome shell extension is available to do the job.

1.) To install the extension, go to Disconnect Wifi extension web page, turn on the toggle and click ‘Install’ in pop-up dialog.

Don’t see the toggle? Do following steps, then refresh the web page.

  • Click the link text “click here to install browser extension” and follow the pop-ups to install the browser extension:

    shell browser extension

  • Then open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and run command:
    sudo apt install chrome-gnome-shell

2. (Optional) You can manage the gnome shell extension via either Extensions utility or Gnome Tweaks > Extensions.