Get the IP address of a machine

ifdata -pN eth0
No junk, no pipe, one command, no subcommand - KISS
Sample Output
192.168.1.0

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2013-04-12 15:05:36

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What Others Think

That is incorrect, -pN will print out the network address, which is not the equivelent of the host's IP, for that you need ifdata -pa. Also, moreutils (from which ifdata belongs) isn't particulary common, and certainly less common than iproute2 .. or (I dread to mention) net-tools.
khayyam · 270 weeks and 3 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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