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Old 03-05-2005, 07:25 PM   #1
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Get IP in terminal?

How can you see your IP in the terminal?
Old 03-05-2005, 07:54 PM   #2
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ifconfig *your interface here*

For example, after becoming root, I typed

#ifconfig eth0

Although, because I was on a network, it gave me my computer's IP on the network instead of the entire network's broadcast IP.
Old 03-05-2005, 11:02 PM   #3
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Actually, you should be able to run ifconfig with no arguments from any account (though if it's not in your user path, you might have to type the file path). No need to su or any such thing.
Old 03-05-2005, 11:14 PM   #4
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^ depends on your distro, or your own permissions you set.
Old 03-06-2005, 02:22 AM   #5
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To get your external ip address, save this and make it executable:

wget 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null

MYIP=`cat index.html | cut -d: -f2 | cut -d\< -f1`

rm index.html

echo "My WAN address is: $MYIP"
exit 0#


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