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Change mac address on Kali Linux with macchanger

Change mac address on Kali Linux

In some situations you need to fake / change / spoofing a MAC address of your network interface. macchanger Linux command does this job in no time. With this tool you can change your mac address of any Ethernet network device wired or wireless. you can also change MAC address in windows, If you are running windows Operating system.

Here is a small example:

My original mac address:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

Turn off your network interface:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

Use macchanger to randomly generate new MAC address and assign it to eth0 network interface:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

In case you see a following error message:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

Make sure that your interface is down and you are running macchanger as a root user.
Enable eth0 network interface and check new MAC address:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

If for example a specific MAC address is required use macchanger as follows:

Change mac address on Kali Linux

macchanger also allows you to change mac address for a specific network card vendor. Use a -l option to print a list of all know network card vendors.

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