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/etc/ethers is not being read by dnsmasq

I recently configured dnsmasq on Raspbian, and everything was working perfectly except that /etc/ethers wasn't being read (yes, I did uncomment read-ethers and remember to restart dnsmasq) - the ...
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Issues with IP address when changing MAC address

Whenever I spoof my MAC address the WiFi fails to acquire IP automatically and I have to set it manually. My original MAC address is blocked on the network. Please help me, I'm facing IP address ...
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arp command returning weird info for Apple routers

When I use arp -a command, my two Apple routers (Extreme and Express) return weird results, unlike my other results. The IP address isn't a LAN IP address like the other results and the MAC address ...
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How to get an IP address from a MAC address? [duplicate]

I have an ipscanner, but not every device is showing up. If I know a device is on the LAN, and I know its MAC address, how can I get it's IP address?
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Find mobile device on network

I'm trying to write a small program that will poll the network for certain IP addresses or MAC addresses (though MAC doesn't seem to show up past my WAP). My networking isn't very strong but many ...
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Accessing the physical IP address of a computer on my network that is no longer available

I'm trying to find out how to access the IP address + MAC code of a computer (macbook pro) that I once had on my network at home. Does terminal store the 'connected' or 'linked' computer ID or IP of ...
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How should I reserve IP addresses for my home LAN?

My Netgear router supports MAC-based IP reservation, and I'm setting up my very first home LAN where I want multiple Ubuntu servers to be given dedicated IP addresses. This is a consumer-grade router, ...
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Can't connect after changing routers MAC address

I change my routers mac address regularly to change IPs so I can log into my different paypal accounts with worrying about getting them linked. My IP is dynamic, but has a long lease so doesn't ...
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Another user in my network is using my IP and MAC address - what can I do?

These days I had problem with my internet connection. I have a static IP connection, but some time ago I couldn't access the internet. A friend helped me and we found out that the IP and MAC-address ...
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Theory regarding MAC and IP address in network packet and frame content?

Okay, network theory and protocol questions for you guys: Assuming a router is using NAT, is a device's MAC address every actually exposed to the Internet? Or, does the router transmogrify (wow, ...
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tools to hide ip and mac address

Are there any fast and free software to: Hide my IP address without proxy server as it changes the layout of the web site and makes it not fast at all. Dynamic MAC address generator to change it ...
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How to bind IP address to MAC address in Windows XP?

I want to bind IP address to MAC address on my computer, how to do it?
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Given a PC's MAC address, can I find its IP?

Is there a way to get the IP address when all you have is the MAC of an item?
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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IP Address vs MAC addresses

why do we need ip addresses if mac address is enough to identify the machine???
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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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In computer networks, when is a MAC address used and when is an IP Address used?

MAC address and IP address are used to uniquely identify a computer. When is an IP address used and when is a MAC address used?