get LAN ip

ifconfig |grep broadcast | awk '{print $2}'
get the ip address on your LAN
Sample Output

By: fotoflo
2012-12-05 03:57:51

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This does not work on linux. Bcast would contain the broadcast address but not the IP address.
Karunamon · 492 weeks and 6 days ago
Misspoke, "Bcast" would return the full line, but the word "Broadcast" does not exist in standard ifconfig output.
Karunamon · 492 weeks and 6 days ago
1. grep overload: awk '/broadcast/ {...}' 2. ifconfig is obsolete: use ip
ioggstream · 492 weeks and 5 days ago
This would not work. Use any of the following: ifconfig | grep -i bcast | awk '{print $2}' | sed 's/addr://' ip addr | grep inet | grep scope | grep -v inet6| grep -v '' | awk '{print$2}'| sed 's/\/..$//' ip a | grep inet | grep scope | grep -v inet6| grep -v '' | awk '{print$2}'| sed 's/\/..$//'
researcher7 · 489 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

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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