macchanger - An utility for viewing/manipulating the MAC address of network interfaces

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository Nux Misc i386
Package name macchanger
Package version 1.6.0
Package release 2.el6.nux
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 563.47 KB
Download size 191.38 KB
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* 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
* reset MAC address to its original permanent hardware value
* display a vendor MAC list (more than 17000 items)


Package Version Architecture Repository
macchanger-1.6.0-2.el6.nux.x86_64.rpm 1.6.0 x86_64 Nux Misc
macchanger - - -


Name Value
/sbin/install-info - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
macchanger = 1.6.0-2.el6.nux
macchanger(x86-32) = 1.6.0-2.el6.nux


Type URL
Binary Package macchanger-1.6.0-2.el6.nux.i686.rpm
Source Package macchanger-1.6.0-2.el6.nux.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Create the repository config file /etc/yum.repos.d/nux-misc.repo:
    name=Nux Misc
  2. Install macchanger rpm package:
    # yum --enablerepo=nux-misc install macchanger




2013-08-03 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.6.0-2
- Rebuilt for
2013-04-01 - Tomas Hoger <> - 1.6.0-1
- Update to upstream 1.6.0 (RHBZ#928256)
- Dropped patches - fixes applied upstream:
- Patches updated for 1.6.0:
- New patches for 1.6.0:
1.6.0-bia-fix.diff - fix regression from new --bia option
1.6.0-show-default.diff - change default action to --show
1.6.0-doc-cleanup.diff - documentation cleanup
- Add GPLv2 text, no longer included in 1.6.0 upstream sources.
- texinfo BuildRequires is no longer temporary, as upstream tarball does not
include .info any more and it needs to be built at compile time.
- Use verbose build output (make V=1).
2013-02-14 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.5.0-13
- Rebuilt for
2012-07-19 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.5.0-12
- Rebuilt for
2012-01-10 - Tomas Hoger <> - 1.5.0-11
- Fix build warning to do bad format string (size_t).
- Fix command line argument typo: endding -> ending, see Debian bug
- Add option to reset MAC address to hardware permanent address.
Patch by Anders Sundman, taken from the Debian macchanger package.
- Add texinfo BuildRequires to rebuild .info from updated .texi.
- Minor correction of the man-update patch.
- Update OUI list from IEEE, now more than 15000 items listed
2011-02-08 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.5.0-10
- Rebuilt for
2010-10-11 - Tomas Hoger <> - 1.5.0-9
- Fix buffer overflow when excessively long device name is specified as
command line argument (caught by FORTIFY_SOURCE, RHBZ#641704)
- Add Debian patch fixing exit code for certain error conditions, see
Debian bug
- Update OUI list from IEEE, now more than 14000 items listed
2009-09-02 - Tomas Hoger <> - 1.5.0-8
- Fix pseudo random number generator seeding (RHBZ#520268)
- Update OUI list from IEEE, now more than 12000 items listed
- Update man page to list -s / --show
- Fix handling of internal mac lists where static array was still assumed,
while dynamically allocated array was used
2009-07-25 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.5.0-7
- Rebuilt for
2009-02-25 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.5.0-6
- Rebuilt for

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