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How to Install Macchanger in Ubuntu

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Today I am going to show you how to install and use macchanger utility in Ubuntu.

What is MAC Changer?

Ans.  Mac Changer is Very Useful Utility That Allow Us To Spoof Our Wireless Card MAC Address. In Simple Way, MAC Changer Help Us To Change Our Original MAC Address With Any Other Temporarily MAC Address That Can Help Us To Bypass MAC filter Security.


To Install MAC Changer, Open Your Terminal And Type:



sudo apt-get install macchanger





Usages:


Setup 1. 
             Check Network Interface Status And Original Address


:~$ ifconfig enp1s0
enp1s0    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 20:89:84:a0:0a:ca  
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:16 



Setup 2.
            Turn Off Network Interface


:~$ sudo ifconfig enp1s0 down



Setup 3.

           Now, Use macchaner to change MAC Address. Here, In below Statement -r argument is for Generating New Random MAC Addree


:~$ sudo macchanger -r enp1s0
Current MAC:   20:89:84:a0:0a:ca (COMPAL INFORMATION (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD)
Permanent MAC: 20:89:84:a0:0a:ca (COMPAL INFORMATION (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD)
New MAC:       5a:c1:55:50:1e:1c (unknown)


OR

Setup 3.

          Generate Specific Mac Address Using -m argument.


:~$ sudo macchanger -m 5a:c1:55:50:1e:1c enp1s0



Setup 4.

           Turn On Network Interface


:~$ sudo ifconfig enp1s0 up



Setup 5.

           Check Again Network Interface Status


:~$ ifconfig enp1s0
enp1s0    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 5a:c1:55:50:1e:1c  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:16 

Done!

Written By:
                   SSB





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