randomize hostname and mac address, force dhcp renew. (for anonymous networking)

dhclient -r && rm -f /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient* && sed "s=$(hostname)=REPLACEME=g" -i /etc/hosts && hostname "$(echo $RANDOM | md5sum | cut -c 1-7 | tr a-z A-Z)" && sed "s=REPLACEME=$(hostname)=g" -i /etc/hosts && macchanger -e eth0 && dhclient
this string of commands will release your dhcp address, change your mac address, generate a new random hostname and then get a new dhcp lease.

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By: syssyphus
2009-09-28 22:07:31

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greetings syssyphus, newbie here... pricing and availability for this command string being re-written to function properly on mac osx 10.6? i am looking forward to hearing from you soon thank you. cordially, richard 612.656.1213
aq4x · 359 weeks and 1 day ago

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