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find geographical location of an ip address

Terminal - find geographical location of an ip address
function ip-where { wget -qO- -U Mozilla http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/$1 | html2text -nobs -style pretty | sed -n /^$1/,/^$/p;}
2012-10-22 21:39:53
User: tox2ik
Functions: sed wget
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find geographical location of an ip address

Tries to avoid the fragile nature of scrapers by looking for user-input in the output as opposed to markup or headers on the web site.

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Terminal - Alternatives
lynx -dump http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/?QRY=$1|grep address|egrep 'city|state|country'|awk '{print $3,$4,$5,$6,$7,$8}'|sed 's\ip address flag \\'|sed 's\My\\'
2009-02-25 17:16:56
User: leftyfb
Tags: bash
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I save this to bin/iptrace and run "iptrace ipaddress" to get the Country, City and State of an ip address using the http://ipadress.com service.

I add the following to my script to get a tinyurl of the map as well:

URL=`lynx -dump http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/?QRY=$1|grep details|awk '{print $2}'`

lynx -dump http://tinyurl.com/create.php?url=$URL|grep tinyurl|grep "19. http"|awk '{print $2}'

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

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