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Original author unknown (I believe off of a wifi hacking forum).
Used in conjuction with ifconfig and cron.. can be handy (especially spoofing AP's)
There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!
Use the following variation for FreeBSD:
openssl rand 6 | xxd -p | sed 's/\(..\)/\1:/g; s/:$//'
Generate a random MAC address with capital letters
Just increase the 1 at the end if you want to generate more than one.
(Alternative to "| head -n N" you could use the -b flag of od: -b $[6*N]
Generates labyrinth-like pattern on UTF-8 terminal in bash.
For fun ;)
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