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return external ip

Terminal - return external ip
curl icanhazip.com
2009-08-11 11:20:17
User: dodwyer
47
return external ip

Alternatives

There are 8 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
curl ifconfig.me
2010-04-21 13:10:33
User: aajjk
209

curl ifconfig.me/ip -> IP Adress

curl ifconfig.me/host -> Remote Host

curl ifconfig.me/ua ->User Agent

curl ifconfig.me/port -> Port

thonks to http://ifconfig.me/

curl ifconfig.me
2010-08-01 13:56:01
User: CodSpirit
Tags: ip address
35

Short command, easy to remember

curl ifconfig.me
2010-08-01 13:56:01
User: CodSpirit
Tags: ip address
35

Short command, easy to remember

dig +short myip.opendns.com @resolver1.opendns.com
2010-04-02 21:53:26
User: dooblem
Functions: dig
28

Instead of opening your browser, googling "whatismyip"...

Also useful for scripts.

dig can be found in the dnsutils package.

curl ip.appspot.com
2009-10-31 21:11:10
User: ktoso
23

Yeah I know it's been up here a million times, but this service is a really clean and nice one. Nothing but your IP address on it. Actually I was to write something like this, and noticed this on appspot... ;)

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What others think

I like this one - it's simple.

Comment by matthewbauer 311 weeks and 2 days ago

cooooooooooooooool!!!!!

Comment by Tschigo 311 weeks and 1 day ago

Much simpler than the others. Good job!

Comment by haivu 287 weeks and 1 day ago

Much faster than ifconfig.me

Comment by michaelmior 260 weeks and 2 days ago

Unlike ifconfig.me and others, this one works if you have a real ipv6 address!

Comment by conquistadog 169 weeks and 3 days ago

I rather use ifcfg.me, also works with nslookup or telnet

Comment by Eun 35 weeks and 4 days ago

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