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You can install Virtualbox and run a LINUX machine in there. In LINUX you can easily configure a different MAC address for each connection you configure.
I had the same problem. The key for me was that I had a custom DNS server configured. In my case it was googles (184.108.40.206). I remember doing this some time ago for whatever reason. Anyway, the public hotspots don't seem to like this. After removing the custom DNS server I was able to connect fine on public hotspots.
The definitive reference for questions such as 'Which interface will be used to reach host w.x.y.z?' for any given time or situation is to refer to the routing table. [mini-nevie:~] nevinwilliams% route get 10.10.10.10 route to: 10.10.10.10 destination: default mask: default gateway: 192.168.2.1 interface: en0 flags: ...
I used the advice to make IP adresses the same for Ethernet and WiFi, Set the Service Order as suggested, and just used Network Utility>Info on en0 and en1. I initiated a TimeMachine backup and under Network Utility > Info > en0 Ethernet I could see that thousands of packets were moving through the ethernet connection, while Network Utility > Info > en1 ...
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