What is my Public IP address?

Use one of the following commands to check your public IP address from the Linux command line.

Get the Public IP address from the Linux Command Line

0. Easy to Remember Services

Get your external IP address using the curl command:

$ curl ifconfig.me
$ curl ip.appspot.com
$ curl icanhazip.com

Get your external IP address using the wget command:

$ wget -q -O - ifconfig.me
$ wget -q -O - ip.appspot.com
$ wget -q -O - icanhazip.com

Get the External IP address using DynDNS.org

1. Using the wget command:

$ wget -q -O - checkip.dyndns.org | sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//'

2. Using the curl command:

$ curl -s checkip.dyndns.org | sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//'

3. Using the lynx command:

$ lynx -dump checkip.dyndns.org | sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//' | sed '/^$/d'