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  • Instead of hard-coding in a check to scrape info from ifconfig based on a specific interface, do it in a more portable way. This works really well if you switch between wired, wireless, bluetooth or even VPN connections. You can get your current IP in a script (since it'll be something like tun0 instead of eth0 or wlan1). This uses a well known public ip address 8.8.8.8, but it doesn't actually connect to it, it just shows you the route it would take. Show Sample Output


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    ip route get 8.8.8.8 2>/dev/null|grep -Eo 'src [0-9.]+'|grep -Eo '[0-9.]+'
    intangible · 2012-10-14 02:06:13 1

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