Getting the ip address of eth0

ifconfig eth0 | awk '/inet addr/ {split ($2,A,":"); print A[2]}'

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By: sylvain
2009-02-13 14:02:35

What Others Think

While this is helpful, ifconfig usually never works without /sbin/ preceding it, as sbin is in root's path, not standard users.
jweinraub · 522 weeks and 5 days ago
Depends on the distro you are in.
scottix · 522 weeks and 5 days ago
ifconfig alone works on my FreeBSD box also as a normal user,, altough I use the MacOs version, seen that MacOs kernel depends partially on the *BSD one, and the most part of base commands. https://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/1259/mac-os-x-list-all-of-my-machines-ip-addresses
brunobiondo · 10 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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