Find Mac address

ip li | grep ether | awk '{print $2}'

By: minigeek
2012-05-14 23:22:18

What Others Think

Another under-use of awk. ip li | awk '/ether/ {print $2}' or use cut ip li | cut -d' ' -f10
MeaCulpa · 498 weeks and 1 day ago
I think invoking awk for this simple thing is costly. Instead this would be better. ip li| grep ether|tr -s " "|cut -d " " -f 3
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stevematt · 44 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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