ifconfig eth0 | grep "inet:" | cut -d ":" -f2 | cut -d " " -f1

Show local IP

By: guelfoweb
2009-12-05 02:59:18

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the inet: doens't work on my distros, here is what it work gnu@robby:~$ ifconfig eth0 | grep "inet" | cut -d ":" -f2 | cut -d " " -f1
eastwind · 441 weeks and 1 day ago
Neither work on my version of FreeBSD. My interfaces are named en[0-9].
putnamhill · 441 weeks and 1 day ago
...sorry should've included that my ifconfig doesn't prepend the ip number with a :.
putnamhill · 441 weeks and 1 day ago
This kind of code is already broken from the start. Will very likely only work on your computer --- so typically this shouldn't appear on commandlinefu.
gniourf_gniourf · 441 weeks and 1 day ago
work on my Ubuntu distro
guelfoweb · 441 weeks and 1 day ago

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