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LLE10018 : Howto find your IP address with ifconfig under linux

Symptom:

You do not know your ip address

Cause:

none

Solution:

You can use the ifconfig command to get your ip address. When you run it as user, do not forget to give it the full path.

/sbin/ifconfig -> this will print a lot of information

To just get your ip address out of this bunch of information you can use the following line of code:

env LC_ALL=C /sbin/ifconfig eth0|sed -n '/addr:/s/ [^r]*..//gp'

Just try it, it works. (tested on debian) 

 


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