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Ubuntu: Wireless MAC address

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Hi,

1) I have a Dell laptop with the Ubuntu 10.04.3
2) There are NIC card (for ethernet; RJ45) and the NIC for the Wireless
3) My Goal: I want to know the MAC address for the Wireless
4)What commands or GUI should I execute?
5) Thanks

tjie
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open up a terminal and type
ifconfig -a

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You should see a device that "sounds" like it could be a wireless adapter - like wlan0, and will have the MAC right there.  Any adapter that is  named eth0 or eth1 is wired.
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