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Find Mac address

Terminal - Find Mac address
ip li | grep ether | awk '{print $2}'
2012-05-14 23:22:18
User: minigeek
Functions: awk grep
Find Mac address


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Terminal - Alternatives

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Another under-use of awk.

ip li | awk '/ether/ {print $2}'

or use cut

ip li | cut -d' ' -f10
Comment by MeaCulpa 177 weeks and 3 days ago

I think invoking awk for this simple thing is costly. Instead this would be better.

ip li| grep ether|tr -s " "|cut -d " " -f 3

Comment by ashwin 176 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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