I try to keep up with the latest kernel update from kernel.org, but parsing through the output can be a pain if there are a lot of changes taking place. Here’s a handy one-liner to make it easier to read: wget –quiet -O - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-220.127.116.11 | grep -A 4 ^commit | grep -B 1 "^–" | grep -v "^–" It should give you some output like this: Linux 18.104.22.168 ext4: Fix potential fiemap deadlock (mmap_sem vs.
There are a ton of places on the internet where you can check the public-facing IP for the device you are using. I’ve used plenty of them, but I’ve always wanted one that just returned text. You can get pretty close with checkip.dyndns.org, but there is still HTML in the output: $ curl checkip.dyndns.org Current IP Address: 22.214.171.124 I wanted something simpler, so I set up icanhazip.com: $ curl icanhazip.com 174.