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
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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
spoofing|mac_spoofing#disable]].
Note that even if MAC spoofing is disabled, your anonymity on the Internet is
preserved:
......@@ -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
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You can disable MAC address spoofing from [[<span class="application">Tails
Greeter</span>|startup_options#tails_greeter]]:
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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