arping 192.168.1.2

Determine MAC address of remote host when you know its IP address

arping sends ARP requests to a neighboring host. This won't work if there is an ARP subnet gateway in the middle. If there is, you'll just get the gateway's MAC address not the host's address you are really trying to get to.
Sample Output
ARPING 192.168.1.2 from 192.168.1.3 eth0
Unicast reply from 192.168.1.2 [0B:DE:36:AF:C1:C8]  0.968ms

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2009-10-09 21:39:35

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