Get your public IP via shell

To get your public IP you can use websites like or just google for it ( But you can also get your public IP via the following Linux shell  command (the smart way :-D): $> curl This gives you an output like that: ip_addr: remote_host: user_agent: curl/7.35.0 port: 47745 lang: connection: keep_alive: encoding: […]

Wifi setup on Arch Linux

The following steps are showing how I did setup my wireless connection with an static IP on my ArchLinux driven RaspberryPi. You need to have installed sudo to uses this instructions: Update all packages: $> sudo pacman -Syu Install dialog package: $> sudo pacman -S dialog Install wpa_supplicant package $> sudo pacman -S wpa_supplicant Run wifi-menu: […]

Set static IP

Sometimes its necessary that your machine gets a static IP-address. For example if you want to run a server or a other service on that machine. On Debian based machines you can do this by: Edit /etc/network/interfaces (f.e.: with nano) auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address netmask […]