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Get your external IP address

Terminal - Get your external IP address
curl http://my-ip.cc/host.json
2011-09-01 00:31:49
User: samleb
Get your external IP address

JSON version.

Additionally it may give your geolocation if it's known by hostip.info


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

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

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

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.

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

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... ;)

curl -s http://checkip.dyndns.org/ | grep -o "[[:digit:].]\+"

Know a better way?

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