STAT=`curl http://www.whatismyip.org/`; curl -u YourUserName:YourPassword -d status=$STAT http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml

Tweet my ip ( see your machine ip on twitter )

Easy way to find your computers IP in one place, ie, twitter It suppress the need of dyndns clients and remembering the complex names they give you. I put it inside KAlarm ( the cron GUI for KDE, ubuntu), to update my ip every 3 minutes. I did not add the cron statements to keep the code clean.
Sample Output
# tried to copy from twitter page. See message 1 below:


What are you doing?
140
Latest: 189.102.211.196 less than 20 seconds ago189.102.211.196 less than 20 seconds ago from API
Send a direct message.
140
Home

    * Inbox
    * Sent

Trend Info

   1. robot settimarobotsettima 189.102.211.196 less than 20 seconds ago from API
          
   2. robot settimarobotsettima 67%,2 minutes ago from API
          
   3. robot settimarobotsettima Battery 1: charging, 67%, 00:31:58 until charged Thermal 1: ok, 52.0 degrees C2 minutes ago from API
          
   4. robot settimarobotsettima Battery 1: charging, 64%, 00:34:51 until charged Thermal 1: ok, 52.0 degrees C5 minutes ago from API 

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By: m33600
2009-10-26 23:02:30

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