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'''
Easy Mac
Copyright (2015) Sean Beck
Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International
See: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
Easily change your MAC address on Linux using `ifconfig`
'''
#!/usr/bin/python2.7
import argparse
import os
import random
import subprocess
import sys
def get_args():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
parser.add_argument('-d', type=str, help='The interface ID whose MAC you wish to change')
return parser.parse_args()
def make_mac():
'''
Makes the MAC look like a VMware MAC address
'''
mac = [
0x00,
0x05,
0x69,
random.randint(0x00, 0x7f),
random.randint(0x00, 0xff),
random.randint(0x00, 0xff)
]
return ':'.join('{0:02X}'.format(n) for n in mac)
def set_mac(dev, mac):
cmd = 'sudo ip link set down dev {}'.format(dev)
subprocess.call(cmd.split())
cmd = 'sudo ip link set dev {} address {}'.format(dev, mac)
subprocess.call(cmd.split())
cmd = 'sudo ip link set up dev {}'.format(dev)
subprocess.call(cmd.split())
def get_root():
euid = os.geteuid()
if euid != 0:
print '[-] You didn\'t run as root!'
print '[-] Exiting...'
sys.exit(1)
def main():
get_root()
args = get_args()
if not args.d:
print '[-] Please specify a target device'
sys.exit(1)
mac = make_mac()
print '[+] Generated MAC with value', mac
set_mac(args.d, mac)
print '[+] MAC is now changed'
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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disconnect3d commented Jun 22, 2015

Would be cool to make it Python 3 compatible. Probably it just needs from __future__ import print_function at the beginining and changing all print statements into function calls.

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mytchel commented Jul 20, 2015

Pretty sure the #!/usr/bin/python2.7 needs to be at the begining of the file for it to work. Otherwise, cool.

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