Thursday, June 13, 2013

How to change mac address in BackTrack 5 (R3, fake mac)

How To Change Mac Address In BackTrack 5 R3

1.Open Terminal.
2.In terminal, type ifconfig eth0 down.

3.The above command is used for disabling the eth0 interface.
4.Now change the mac address by using a simple command in backtrack.

macchanger --mac 00:55:44:33:22:11 eth0.

5.You change your mac address to any number by using the following command.
6.Now configure the eth0 by a command
ifcofig eth0 up

2 comments:

Silvester Norman said...

I have tried to using this software but the system shows error . The error prompts Can't change MAC: interface up or not permission: Cannot assign requested address . What could be the problem ?.

Thanks
Silvester Norman

Change Mac Address

Hatta Z said...

hi.. Silvester,, sorry for late replay...

"he error prompts Can't change MAC: interface up or not permission"

must be root!!

sudo ifconfig wlan0 down

sudo macchanger -a wlan0

sudo ifconfig wlan0 up

i hope no error again

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