Geolocate a given IP address

curl ipinfo.io/<ipaddress>

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2013-10-31 05:18:07

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  • GeoIP Needs to be installed. Can be done from some distro's or via MaxMind.com for free. There even is a free city database availabble. If the GeoLiteCity is downloaded and installed it will also find more information geoiplookup -f /var/lib/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat commandlinefu.com GeoIP City Edition, Rev 1: US, NJ, Absecon, 08201, 39.420898, -74.497704, 504, 609 Show Sample Output


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    geoiplookup <ipadress>
    houghi · 2010-10-13 09:19:17 1
  • Grabs the ip2location site and removes everything but the span tag containing the country value. Place it inside your .bashrc or .bash_aliases file. Show Sample Output


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    ip2loc() { wget -qO - www.ip2location.com/$1 | grep "<span id=\"dgLookup__ctl2_lblICountry\">" | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g; s/^[\t]*//; s/&quot;/"/g; s/</</g; s/>/>/g; s/&amp;/\&/g'; }
    bkuri · 2010-10-13 00:19:35 1
  • Defines a function to geolocate a given IP address; if none supplied, will default to your external IP address. Show Sample Output


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    geoip() { lynx -dump "http://api.hostip.info/get_html.php?ip=$1&position=true"; }
    unixmonkey7753 · 2011-05-10 21:44:07 0

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