Print IP of any interface. Useful for scripts.

ip route show dev ppp0 | awk '{ print $7 }'

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2009-05-06 02:07:57

What Others Think

replace () by {} in awk command would be better. This command does not work as-is.
chickenkiller · 631 weeks and 6 days ago
Yeah...typo...sorry
williamruckman · 631 weeks and 6 days ago
ip addr show dev ppp0 | grep inet\ | gawk '{print $2}' | cut -d/ -f1 works better here, as I get spurious empty lines if the route table has more than a single entry
ZungBang · 631 weeks and 5 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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