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geoip information

Terminal - geoip information
curl -s ifconfig.me|tee >(xargs geoiplookup)
2012-02-09 20:30:26
Functions: tee xargs
0
geoip information

Show external IP and geolocation information.

Primary feature is the use of tee to echo IP _and_ send to geoiplookup command...Use IP as input for as many commands as you want with more >( [command] )

Thanks to http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/6334/

Requires MaxMind DB and geoiplookup tool.

Sample output has IP obfuscated on first line, lines 2-4 from having MaxMind Country && MaxMind City DBs installed

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
curl -s "http://www.geody.com/geoip.php?ip=$(curl -s icanhazip.com)" | sed '/^IP:/!d;s/<[^>][^>]*>//g'
2009-11-04 07:15:02
User: getkaizer
Functions: sed
Tags: sed curl
11

Not my script. Belongs to mathewbauer. Used without his permission.

This script gives a single line as shown in the sample output.

NOTE: I have blanked out the IP address for obvious security reasons. But you will get whatever is your IP if you run the script.

Tested working in bash.

GeoipLookUp(){ curl -A "Mozilla/5.0" -s "http://www.geody.com/geoip.php?ip=$1" | grep "^IP.*$1" | html2text; }
2009-11-06 00:32:27
User: sputnick
Functions: grep
Tags: sed curl
3

That makes a function you can put in your ~/.bashrc to run it when you need in any term with an IP as argument

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
1

A function that takes a domain name as an argument

geoiplookup www.commandlinefu.com
2009-11-15 11:56:19
User: Sunng
0

geoip from maxmind

try to get the small utility via:

apt-get install geoip

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