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Get the host from where you logged in

Terminal - Get the host from where you logged in
who -m | sed 's/.*(\(.*\)).*/\1/'
2011-09-22 10:28:30
User: keymon
Functions: sed who
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Get the host from where you logged in

Will print the host associated with the current stdin.

This is useful to set the DOIT_SERVER for the doit remote execution agent ( http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/doit/ )

export DOIT_HOST=$(who -m | sed 's/.*(\(.*\)).*/\1/')

Note that SSH_CLIENT variable can be lost if you use su or sudo (if set to reset vars)

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Correct the web link in your command description, it includes the ending parenthesis and brings you to a 404 page.

Comment by ztank1013 206 weeks ago

@bashrc: It is not duplicated. You could read the description at least: "Note that SSH_CLIENT variable can be lost if you use su or sudo (if set to reset vars)"

Comment by keymon 204 weeks and 3 days ago

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