On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 11:31:55PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Garth Fitzmaurice thought:
>>> > If you want *just* the IP, you could get it with
> > /sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'inet addr' | cut -d: -f2 | sed 's/ .*$//'
>> Is there some reason why you couldn't just use:
> hostname -i
> to get *just* the ip?
From "Man Hostname"
Display the IP address(es) of the host.
[cdaly at Valkerie cdaly]$ hostname -i
[cdaly at Hobbiton cdaly]$ hostname -i
[cdaly at faenor cdaly]$ hostname -i
Strange behaviour eh?
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
Domestic Sysadmin :-)
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