Get MAC address

ifconfig | awk '/^eth0/ {print $5}'

By: eth2net
2010-07-04 07:11:00

What Others Think

If you have more then just eth0 or if you switch between wlan and eth, you can also use: /sbin/ifconfig|grep HWaddr|awk '{print $1, $NF}'
houghi · 619 weeks and 6 days ago
New to commandline - would be helpful if you can explain a little on the command you will be teaching/helping many new users to truly understand and learn the command line :D
Mich · 619 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

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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