Commit 15429ad3 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Explain how to actually disable MAC address spoofing

parent 07fbe66e
......@@ -68,8 +68,8 @@ When to disable MAC address spoofing
In some situations MAC address spoofing is not useful but can instead be
problematic. In such cases, you might want to disable MAC address spoofing from
<span class="application">[[Tails Greeter|startup_options#greeter]]</span>.
problematic. In such cases, you might want to [[disable MAC address
Note that even if MAC spoofing is disabled, your anonymity on the Internet is
......@@ -109,6 +109,22 @@ Here are a few examples:
is probably useless. But if your local network has a restricted access based
on MAC addresses it might be impossible to connect with a spoofed MAC address.
<a id="disable"></a>
Disable MAC address spoofing
You can disable MAC address spoofing from [[<span class="application">Tails
1. When <span class="application">Tails Greeter</span> appears, in the
<span class="guilabel">Welcome to Tails</span> window, click on the
<span class="button">Yes</span> button. Then click on the
<span class="button">Forward</span> button.
2. In the <span class="guilabel">MAC address spoofing</span> section, deselect
the <span class="guilabel">Spoof all MAC addresses</span> option.
Other considerations
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