Get your public ip

python -c "import socket; s=socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_DGRAM); s.connect(('', 80)); print s.getsockname()[0]"
Requires Python; doesn't require a specific server to return your IP.

By: whiteinge
2009-12-29 19:17:03

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What Others Think

This does not return "external" IP if connected behind a router, instead it returns internal IP (eg. 192.168.0.nnn)
alperyilmaz · 612 weeks and 5 days ago
if PPPOE connect to internet, this command work down.
flapjack · 612 weeks and 5 days ago
The explanation you have added here about the conversion of code to run in Titanic desktop was so helpful as they help us to understand the exact problem that you are going through buy Mars Tsunuki and hope a solution for it has been suggested
Kaitlyn · 15 weeks and 6 days ago

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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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