On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 11:31:55PM +0000, Garth Fitzmaurice wrote:
> > If you want *just* the IP, you could get it with
> > /sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet addr' | cut -d: -f2 | sed 's/ .*$//'
>> Is there some reason why you couldn't just use:
> hostname -i
> to get *just* the ip?
Apart from ignorance, probably not :-) I'm not exactly a Linux newbie and I
didn't know that hostname had grown a -i option. Creeping featurism is
obviously not just an MS phenomenon.
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