macchanger_1.7.0-5.3_amd64.deb


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Description

macchanger - utility for manipulating the MAC address of network interfaces

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name macchanger
Package version 1.7.0
Package release 5.3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 607 B
Download size 187.91 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
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.
Features:
* 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

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
macchanger_1.7.0-5.3_i386.deb 1.7.0 i386 Debian Main
macchanger - - -

Requires

Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.4

Download

Type URL
Binary Package macchanger_1.7.0-5.3_amd64.deb
Source Package macchanger

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install macchanger deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install macchanger

Files

Path
/etc/default/macchanger
/etc/logrotate.d/macchanger
/etc/macchanger/ifupdown.sh
/etc/network/if-post-down.d/macchanger
/etc/network/if-pre-up.d/macchanger
/usr/bin/macchanger
/usr/share/doc/macchanger/changelog.Debian.gz
/usr/share/doc/macchanger/changelog.gz
/usr/share/doc/macchanger/copyright
/usr/share/doc/macchanger/examples/IEEE_OUI.py
/usr/share/info/macchanger.info.gz
/usr/share/macchanger/OUI.list
/usr/share/macchanger/wireless.list
/usr/share/man/man1/macchanger.1.gz

Changelog

2015-02-07 - gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-5.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "fails to detect silent driver failure to change MAC":
Add patch verify-changed-MAC.patch from Joey Hess:
actively check the new MAC after trying to change it.
(Closes: #774898)
2015-01-17 - Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
macchanger (1.7.0-5.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload
* Add debconf template translations for the question added for #768189:
- Czech (Michal Simunek) (Closes: #773524)
- German (Helge Kreutzmann) (Closes: #773738)
- Portugese (Américo Monteiro) (Closes: #773769)
- Russian (Yuri Kozlov) (Closes: #773819)
- French (Julien Patriarca) (Closes: #773949)
- Danish (Joe Dalton) (Closes: #775046)
2015-01-16 - Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
macchanger (1.7.0-5.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload
* Check for random device read errors (Closes: #775005)
2014-12-18 - Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans@eds.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* fix maintainer-script-without-set-e config
* improved language for debconf question from Justin B Rye
2014-12-15 - Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans@eds.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* add debconf option to prompt whether to automatically run (Closes: #768189)
2014-11-29 - intrigeri <intrigeri@debian.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-3.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Reintroduce the changelog entry for 1.7.0-3 as it was uploaded:
the previous NMU replaced it with the one that was tagged in Git.
2014-11-27 - Jean-Michel Nirgal Vourgère <jmv_deb@nirgal.com>
macchanger (1.7.0-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Change the non-vendor bytes, and only them, on automatic run.
(Closes: #768325)
2014-11-07 - Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans@eds.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* update debian/watch to point to new github repository
* include code from 1.7.0-1.1 NMU (Closes: #738460, #740947)
2014-10-21 - Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans@eds.org>
macchanger (1.7.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* automatically run macchanger, with option to disable
* automatically rotate the macchanger log
* add myself as Maintainer
* remove hard-coded LDFLAGS, let dh set them (Closes: #754391)
2014-07-06 - Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
macchanger (1.7.0-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix a grave security bug -- the macchanger program was fundamentally
not working correctly due to a bug in the debian local patch
08-fix_random_MAC_choice.patch.   In fact, it was **breaking** the
random MAC choice!?! (Closes: #738460, #740947)

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