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Macchanger

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MAC changer is a program that will change an interfaces mac address.

root # emerge net-analyzer/macchanger

Usage

   Note

to change an address you must completely disconnect from all networks on the interface

Show Vendor Codes

root # macchanger -l

Generate a Random Address

root # macchanger -r wlan0

Pretend To Be A Burned In Address

root # macchanger -rb wlan0

Manually Assign an Address

root # macchanger -m 11:22:33:44:55:66 wlan0

Revert All Changes

root # macchanger -p wlan0

NetworkManager Autostart

The e flag will keep the vendor code, and b will pretend to be burned in resulting in random macs every interface up.

   /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/pre-up.d/macchanger.sh (bash source code) - auto change mac address
#!/bin/bash
macchanger -eb $1

The script must be executable:

root # chmod +x /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/pre-up.d/macchanger.sh

Restart NetworkManager:

root # rc-service NetworkManager restart