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How to change the MAC address of pc? [duplicate]

I am currently using ubuntu 13.04 along With windows 7. But I want to change my MAC address of pc. Is there any way to change it.
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How to change wlan0 mac adress? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Change MAC address via Terminal [duplicate]

Is there any way to change MAC address via Terminal ?And of course any command for this job ?
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How to change mac address of my WiFi device? [duplicate]

I wanted to connect to WiFi Networks With a fake Mac address. In Windows, I changed Network address in Network devices. Is there any good way of doing this?
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MAC address changing in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to change the MAC address of my device. I tried the ifconfig way as well as the macchanger tool way. However although the MAC address changes on interface eth0. I do not get a DHCP based ...
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Detecting whether my wireless card supports mac address spoofing? [duplicate]

In order to get around an issue with Starbucks WIFI someone suggested spoofing my network cards mac address. How do I detect whether the wifi card supports mac address spoofing? There is material ...
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Change MAC address ubuntu MATE 16.04.1 [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu Mate 16.04.1 installed on a pen drive and I would like to use a different MAC address when I boot this system. To be more specific I'd like to use always the same address, and to ...
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cloned mac address not working [duplicate]

When I run ifconfig I see a specific mac address connected to my Ethernet connection. So to change my mac address, I go to the topright where the internet connections are displayed, click on the Edit ...
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How to change my MAC adress? enp3s0. Other methods don't work [duplicate]

I tried all methods, macchanger, GUI and it just don't work.
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Can't change my mac address - can't assign requested address

I wonder, why can't I change my mac address by doing this: sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo ifconfig wlan0 hw ether 03:a0:04:d3:00:11 The error is SIOCSIFHWADDR: Cannot assign requested address I ...
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LAN connection does not work after upgrade to 18.04

I just updated my laptop from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS. However, only my wifi connection still works, while the lan connection is not able to work anymore. I saw that others ran into similar issues after ...
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How to send the DHCP server a different hostname?(connecting to wifi with a fake computer name)

I want to connect to a WiFi network without disclosing my original Hostname(Computer Name) to the network. i.e, I want to connect to WiFi networks with a different (fake) Hostname of my choice ...
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MacChanger not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed MacChanger on Ubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook Air dual booting with OS X 10.8.5. It seems not to work. This is what I do... sudo ipconfig wlan0 down sudo macchanger -r wlan0 When I do that ...
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Connecting cable/fibre internet using PPPoE in Ubuntu

I have Cable/fibre named VIVA BROADBAND (not sure, as the provider says it is Fibre, but provider is actually a television cable provider) internet which uses PPPoE/Russia PPPoE username password ...
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Is the MAC address of the Wi-fi network card the same if I use Windows and Linux on my laptop?

If I have Windows 10 as well as Ubuntu installed on my laptop, will the MAC address of the wi-fi network card going to be the same or it will be different in Windows and in Ubuntu? If it is the same, ...
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