Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· pablodias

External IP address from Terminal to clipboard

On my mac when I run ip on Terminal, my external IP address is sent to the clipboard like a charm. All you need is create an alias using curl, a web service that returns your remote IP and pbcopy.

Just add the following line on ~/.profile:

alias ip="curl -s | pbcopy"

Linux users can replace pbcopy with xsel or xclip like jacaetevha posted here.