simple echo of IPv4 IP addresses assigned to a machine

ip addr | awk '/inet / {sub(/\/.*/, "", $2); print $2}'
ifconfig is dead, long-live iproute2 this also uses only awk to do the grepping and removal of CIDR notation
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By: markdrago
2010-03-04 14:21:18

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What Others Think

I get an error on Mac OS: -bash: ip: command not found
putnamhill · 432 weeks and 5 days ago
OS X being based on BSD has not yet included the ip command. The ip command is provided by the iproute2 package and is currently Linux only:
d34dh0r53 · 432 weeks and 5 days ago
This version has been tested on mac and linux:
putnamhill · 432 weeks and 4 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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