generate random mac-address using md5sum + sed

date | md5sum | sed -r 's/(..){3}/\1:/g;s/\s+-$//'
Sample Output
$ date | md5sum | sed -r 's/(..){3}/\1:/g;s/\s+-$//'
78:3a:dc:2a:9c:df

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