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macchanger unable to change mac address in fedora 25

asked 2017-01-16 11:03:16 -0600

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[root@localhost ~]# macchanger -r wlp6s0

Current MAC: ac:d1:b8:d8:77:c5 (unknown)

Permanent MAC: ac:d1:b8:d8:77:c5 (unknown)

[ERROR] Could not change MAC: interface up or insufficient permissions: Too many open files in system

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Axel Sommerfeldt gravatar imageAxel Sommerfeldt ( 2017-01-17 03:29:35 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-04-24 19:11:55 -0600

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[root@localhost ~]# ifconfig wlp6s0 down

then

[root@localhost ~]# macchanger -r wlp6s0

This will solve your problem..

Sauss..

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