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GeekTool - Ideas of using it
Authored by: Gfx on Jul 07, '04 09:55:41PM
To get your external IP when using a router, you need to get it from outside (a few websites provides such a service) or use your access to your router (much harder to simply get only the IP).

This is the code I use to get my external IP:

curl -s | sed 's/[a-zA-Z<>/ :]//g'
It would be also possible to make a little script to use the output of but remember that they limit you to 300 requests per day.

I hope this helps.

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