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Get all mac address

Terminal - Get all mac address
ifconfig | awk '/HWaddr/ { print $NF }'
2010-02-27 20:20:12
Functions: awk ifconfig
Get all mac address


There are 5 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ip link show
2010-03-01 20:10:27
User: d34dh0r53
Functions: link
Tags: ifconfig grep

I prefer the ip command to ifconfig as ifconfig is supposedly going to be deprecated. Certain IP address aliases can only be seen with the ip command (such as the ones applied by RHCS).

ifconfig -a| grep -o -E '([[:xdigit:]]{1,2}:){5}[[:xdigit:]]{1,2}'
2010-02-27 14:30:43
User: evenme
Functions: grep ifconfig
Tags: ifconfig grep

Get mac address listed for all interfaces.

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What others think

modifying the first alternative a bit, will give the adapter name too with the MAC address:

ifconfig | awk '/HWaddr/ { print $1 " " $NF }'

Comment by ckindarji 420 weeks and 1 day ago

if you run Cygwin on a Win machine:

ipconfig /all | awk '/Physical Address/ { print $NF }'

or following ckindarji example:

ipconfig /all | awk '/Physical Address/ { print $1 " " $NF }'

Comment by nbk1971 419 weeks and 5 days ago

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