How to Find Your MAC address in Ubuntu Linux

MAC Address or Media Access control Address is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller. That means each networking device has its own MAC address. It is a 12-digit hexadecimal code and also called as physical address or Hardware address. In this tutorial we will see how to find your MAC address in Ubuntu Linux system.

Find MAC Address in Ubuntu

Method 1: GUI

Open the Settings app. Click the Show Applications and search for settings in the application menu.

Click Network from the left side bar menu. Then click the gear icon under the wired network. You will get the Hardware address.

wired icon

wired mac address

In the same way click the Wi-Fi menu from side bar, near the connected wifi click the gear icon to get your MAC address.

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Method 2: command line

Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below command below

ip link

ip link

You can find the MAC address of each device at the last line followed by link/ether
Foe me for wired device “94:57:a5:b0:6c:00” and wireless “60:6d:c7:2b:70:eb”

You can also get the MAC address of your Bluetooth device using below commands


ip link


bluetooth mac address

That’s it.



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