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get ip and hostname for this computer

Terminal - get ip and hostname for this computer
alias me="echo '`ifconfig | grep inet | grep broadcast | awk '{print $2}'`' && uname -n"
2011-10-30 19:36:42
User: timrand
Functions: alias
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get ip and hostname for this computer

Creates an alias that reports your hostname and IP for you computer. Getting the quotes in an alias with awk commands can be a painful. Need uname and ifconfig--both are included in most unix distributions, I believe. Hope it is useful.

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alias me="echo '`ifconfig | grep inet | grep broadcast | awk '{print $2}'`' && uname -n"

may be better if the computer has multiple broadcasting ips.

Comment by timrand 199 weeks and 4 days ago

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