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External IP (raw data)

Terminal - External IP (raw data)
curl ifconfig.me
2013-09-19 10:05:46
User: Iz7ueNae
External IP (raw data)

this is even shorter


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
dig +short myip.opendns.com @resolver1.opendns.com
wget -qO- http://utils.admin-linux.fr/ip.php
2013-09-17 20:38:22
User: fhh
Functions: wget

can be used in script like :

echo $(wget -qO- http://utils.admin-linux.fr/ip.php)

curl icanhazip.com
curl curlmyip.com
curl www.whatismyip.org
2011-08-29 21:11:27
User: lilster

Simple external IP checker, there are many on here but this one works and seems to be the shortest option I can find.

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What others think

how the feck is this working???

curl ifconfig.me
Comment by lwm666 75 weeks and 6 days ago

Doesn't work for me, just moves to a newline and hangs.

Comment by R3load 75 weeks and 6 days ago

One of the advantage 'dig' is that it uses the DNS machinery, in contrast to the other approaches, which are HTTP based.

Comment by petiteabeille 75 weeks and 6 days ago

curl curlmyip.com

The others dont always work

Comment by inzel 75 weeks and 6 days ago

That's a pretty nifty service that ifconfig.me offers. If you visit http://ifconfig.me/ with a web browser, it gives you a lot more information including how to access that info from the command line. I like that it even has JSON output.

 But who runs it? I notice that it's been around since at least 2011, but how long will it be available? I don't want to rely on it in a shell script when it could go away at any moment.

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Comment by shoesus53 75 weeks and 1 day ago

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