Show your local ipv4 IP

ip -o -4 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}'
To show ipv6 instead, use [[ -6 ]] instead of [[ -4 ]] ip -o -6 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' To show only the IP of a specific interface, in case you get more than one result: ip -o -4 a s eth0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' ip -o -4 a s wlan0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}'
Sample Output
192.168.0.1

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By: paulera
2015-02-13 11:19:31

What Others Think

I think that you can do the same in a much simpler way: ip -o -4 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' (which should eliminate 3 subprocesses)
wejn · 188 weeks and 3 days ago
Quote: Native Mohawk Monkey (wejn): "I think that you can do the same in a much simpler way: ip -o -4 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' (which should eliminate 3 subprocesses)"
lowjax · 186 weeks and 5 days ago
tx @wejn!
paulera · 186 weeks and 5 days ago
zsh ... simpler still: echo ${$(ip -o -4 a s eth0)[4]:h}
khayyam · 182 weeks and 1 day ago

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