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My native linux partition is connected with a yagi usb antenna and my virtual machine is a cloned setup of it, the problem is the mac adress that interfere but i could only change the mac adress of the native partition because of the specifics uses of the virtual machine ...

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Use macchanger.

This is the sample command:

macchanger --mac 00:11:22:33:44:55 wlan0

This can be configured in Network Manager nowadays. Below is a screenshot in KDE (Kubuntu), but this should be very similar in regular Ubuntu (Unity).

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  • just fyi put in the cloned address field on linux mint not the actual mac address field. even though you can type in both fields. works like a charm and so simple :) used it to get my chromecast to work at a hotel that required a login screen, cloned my chromecast on the laptop then fired up the chromecast once the mac address was accepted. – flyingdrifter Dec 19 '17 at 16:19

very simple click on your network icon in the task bar, click wlan0 , click on edit.. change the mac and save :)

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