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Easy way to grab the IP address of a machine for easy script use. If needed a "| grep -v 127.0.0.1" at the end will suppress localhost.
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ifconfig is dead, long-live iproute2
this also uses only awk to do the grepping and removal of CIDR notation
Require the moreutils package
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