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Get your outgoing IP address

Terminal - Get your outgoing IP address
curl -s icanhazip.com
2010-04-03 11:11:34
User: thelan
Get your outgoing IP address

Get your external ip adress thanks to http://www.icanhazip.com


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
curl icanhazip.com
curl ifconfig.me
2010-08-01 13:56:01
User: CodSpirit
Tags: ip address

Short command, easy to remember

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

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

Also useful for scripts.

dig can be found in the dnsutils package.

wget -qO- icanhazip.com
2010-06-24 03:49:14
Functions: wget

Curl is not installed by default on many common distros anymore. wget always is :)

wget -qO- ifconfig.me/ip
curl -s 'http://checkip.dyndns.org' | sed 's/.*Current IP Address: \([0-9\.]*\).*/\1/g'

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What others think

Good alternative ! more KISS..

Do you know other sites giving you just your ip as http response ?

Comment by dooblem 295 weeks and 1 day ago

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