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Re: wlan0 hw address changes




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On Tue, Mar 07, 2017 at 05:42:36PM +0100, Lucio Crusca wrote:
> Hans wrote:
> 
> >Do you have package "macchanger" installed?
> 
> Nope...
> 
> # apt-cache policy macchanger
> macchanger:
>   Installed: (none)
>   Candidate: 1.7.0-5.3+b1
> 
> I can add my system is a Debian GNU/Linux 9 amd64 that went through
> tons of upgrades in the years (it started as a testing version of
> wheezy), maybe some old release left behind something nasty?

What I can't glean from the thread up to now (sorry if I missed
that) is... what is 'up'ing and 'down'ing your interface? Is it
NetworkManager? Is it plain ifupdown?

In the case of NM, it seems it has acquired[1] this capability
last year.

Regards

[1] https://blogs.gnome.org/thaller/2016/08/26/mac-address-spoofing-in-networkmanager-1-4-0/

- -- tomás
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