ifconfig | perl -nle'/dr:(\S+)/ && print $1'

Get all IPs via ifconfig

Fetches the IPs and ONLY the IPs from ifconfig. Simplest, shortest, cleanest. Perl is too good to be true... (P.S.: credit should go to Peteris Krumins at catonmat.net)
Sample Output
10.200.10.147
127.0.0.1

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By: xsawyerx
2009-07-23 09:33:31

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What Others Think

Perl++!
linuxrawkstar · 460 weeks and 2 days ago
Great, I'll be using this. Thanks. One question, know a way to have this pull just a specific interface's IP from ifconfig?
fritz_monroe · 460 weeks and 2 days ago
Won't work on non-Linux Unices. Modded down.
artis · 460 weeks and 2 days ago
ifconfig | grep "inet addr" | cut -d: -f2 | cut -d' ' -f1
trungtm · 460 weeks and 2 days ago

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