Get public IP Address

Get current public IP via command line curl and wget.

With curl:

curl icanhazip.com
curl ifconfig.me

With wget:

wget -qO- icanhazip.com
wget -qO- ifconfig.me/ip

check webpage load time via wget

Here is a simple one liner to check on download time of a webpage:

(time wget -p --no-cache --delete-after www.linuxweblog.com -q ) 2>&1 | awk '/real/ {print $2}'