How do I change MAC address in Linux?
- Stop your network manager. $ sudo service network-manager stop.
- Take down the targeted network interface. $ ifconfig wlp2s0b1 down.
- Now change your MAC address. $ sudo macchanger -r wlp2s0b1 Change MAC Address in Linux.
- Restart your network manager and the associated network interface.
How do I spoof my MAC address? To spoof the address go to Control Panel>Network Connections. Then right click on the connection you want to spoof and select properties. Now go to the advanced tab and click on Network Address. Then select the black box and type the MAC address you want to have.
Can MAC address be altered? The MAC address that is hard-coded on a network interface controller (NIC) cannot be changed. However, many drivers allow the MAC address to be changed. Additionally, there are tools which can make an operating system believe that the NIC has the MAC address of a user’s choosing.
Can you manually change a MAC address? Select the Advanced tab. Within the Property box, scroll down, select Locally Administered Address, and select the Value radio box; there, you will see your adapters MAC address. Click in the Value box, clear its contents, and enter a new address to edit the address.