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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
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Psst. Open beta.

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Commands tagged geographical location from sorted by
Terminal - Commands tagged geographical location - 10 results
lynx -dump http://www.ip2location.com/ | sed -n '/^ *Field Name *Value *$/,/^ *\[_\] *Mobile .*Carrier.*name/p'
function geoip() { curl -s "http://www.geoiptool.com/en/?IP=$1" | html2text | egrep --color "IP Address:|Country:|City:|Longitude:|Latitude:|Host Name:" }
2011-10-25 04:49:25
User: JohnQUnknown
Functions: egrep

Provides a cleaner output plus some more details about the IP address. Also, a flaw was corrected where the URL provided the results in Spanish by default.

geoip() { lynx -dump "http://api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$1&position=true"; }

Defines a function to geolocate a given IP address; if none supplied, will default to your external IP address.

ip2loc() { wget -qO - www.ip2location.com/$1 | grep "<span id=\"dgLookup__ctl2_lblICountry\">" | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g; s/^[\t]*//; s/&quot;/"/g; s/</</g; s/>/>/g; s/&amp;/\&/g'; }
2010-10-13 00:19:35
User: bkuri
Functions: grep sed wget

Grabs the ip2location site and removes everything but the span tag containing the country value. Place it inside your .bashrc or .bash_aliases file.

curl -s www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com) | sed -e'1d;3d' -e's/C.*: \(.*\)/\1/' -e's/ /%20/g' -e"s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*<t.*f data="\([^"]*\)"/>.*|\1\n|'
2010-02-14 19:44:54
User: o0110o
Functions: sed

Check your local temperature based on geolocation.

curl -s http://www.google.com/ig/api?weather=$(curl -s "http://api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com)" | grep City | sed 's/City: \(.*\)/\1/' | sed 's/ /%20/g' | sed "s/'/%27/g") | sed 's|.*<temp_f data="\([^"]*\)"/>.*|\1\n|'
geoip () { curl -s "http://www.geoiptool.com/?IP=$1" | html2text | egrep --color 'City:|IP Address:|Country:' }
2009-11-15 17:59:23
User: wizel
Functions: egrep

If used without arguments, returns own IP info.

If used with argument, returns info about the parsed argument.

geoiplookup www.commandlinefu.com
2009-11-15 11:56:19
User: Sunng

geoip from maxmind

try to get the small utility via:

apt-get install geoip

geo(){ curl -s "http://www.geody.com/geoip.php?ip=$(dig +short $1)"| sed '/^IP:/!d;s/<[^>][^>]*>//g'; }
2009-11-12 17:14:09
User: dennisw
Functions: sed

A function that takes a domain name as an argument

lynx -dump http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/?QRY=$1|sed -nr s/'^.*My IP address city: (.+)$/\1/p'