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Discussion on: eyep.dev - Coolest way to get your IP address

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Roy Keene

Two things:

  1. ifconfig.co is more functional but less cool;
  2. ifconfig.co doesn't support querying IPv6 or IPv4 explicitly -- if you have IPv6, it will return the IPv6 address and not the IPv4 address, which sometimes is not what you want. Try this out: curl http://rkeene.org/whatismyip; curl http://ipv4.rkeene.org/whatismyip; curl http://ipv6.rkeene.org/whatismyip
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Timothy Cole

Can't you use curl -4 or curl -6 to query v4 or v6?