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curl ifconfig.me
this is even shorter

By: Iz7ueNae
2013-09-19 10:05:46

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how the feck is this working??? curl ifconfig.me
lwm666 · 418 weeks and 4 days ago
Doesn't work for me, just moves to a newline and hangs.
R3load · 418 weeks and 4 days ago
curl curlmyip.com The others dont always work
inzel · 418 weeks and 3 days ago
That's a pretty nifty service that ifconfig.me offers. If you visit http://ifconfig.me/ with a web browser, it gives you a lot more information including how to access that info from the command line. I like that it even has JSON output.    But who runs it? I notice that it's been around since at least 2011, but how long will it be available? I don't want to rely on it in a shell script when it could go away at any moment.
hackerb9 · 418 weeks and 2 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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