Generate a Random MAC address

macchanger --random interface
macchanger will allow you to change either 1) mfg code, 2) host id, or 3) all of the above. Use this at wifi hotspots to help reduce profiling.
Sample Output
macchanger --random eth0
Current MAC: 00:50:8d:49:b9:1e (Abit Computer Corporation)

2010-09-26 11:12:31

11 Alternatives + Submit Alt

What Others Think

I'd love the ability to just print the address with this command rather than try to apply it directly.
rthemocap · 590 weeks and 6 days ago
rthemocap, if you use the -s option, it will simply print the generated mac and exit.
JulianTosh · 590 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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