How to change MAC Address in ubuntu 8.04

Asked by Master on 2008-09-16

sudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces
 I have used the above but my ip is dynamic. So How to change mac. I hope no connection with ip.

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Vadim Peretokin
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Master (vishal-future-) said : #1

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Daniel Schwitzgebel (schwitzd) said : #2

add this line
hwaddress ether 00:00:00:00:00:00

Best Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) said : #3

Gufw doesn't do this. However there is a program in the "macchanger-gtk" package that could help you out on this.

Master (vishal-future-) said : #4

Thank You Vadim!!
This Solved My Problem.

I have done this thing.

Downloaded the "macchanger-gtk" from
After insalling I opened Terminal, typed
man macchanger
      to see all options
to stop the ethernet card for changing it's address
     sudo ifconfig eth0 down
to change address
     macchanger --mac xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx eth0

That's It I have done !!!!

sudo ifconfig eth0 up

and start using faked MAC.

Once Again!! Thank you Vadim

Master (vishal-future-) said : #5

Thanks Vadim Peretokin, that solved my question.

Master (vishal-future-) said : #6

This package is working fine in my Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy