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Include GNU MAC Changer into the ISO and have it confingured to randomly change the MAC address by default
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GNU MAC Changer is an utility that makes the maniputation of MAC addresses of network interfaces easier. MAC addresses are unique identifiers on networks, they only need to be unique, they can be changed on most network hardware. MAC addresses have started to be abused by unscrupulous marketing firms, government agencies, and others to provide an easy way to track a computer across multiple networks. By changing the MAC address regularly, this kind of tracking can be thwarted, or at least made a lot more difficult.


  • set specific MAC address of a network interface
  • set the MAC randomly
  • set a MAC of another vendor
  • set another MAC of the same vendor
  • set a MAC of the same kind (eg: wireless card)
  • display a vendor MAC list (today, 6200 items) to choose from

Copy-pasted from the package manager. The typos and the somewhat unintelligible wording are not my fault.
Yes, it's in Amber.
Because it makes sense.
Oh, where's the PureOS 9 board?

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Squid created this task.Oct 15 2019, 02:50


apt install macchanger
jeremiah.foster closed this task as Resolved.Oct 15 2019, 06:18