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Currently, when using the ifconfig command, the following IP addresses are shown: own IP, broadcast and mask.

Is there a way to show the related gateway IP address as well (on the same screen with all the others, not by using 'route' command)?

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The addresses shows are parameters of the IP configuration of the interface. The gateway is a system routing parameter, not an interface parameter. It wouldn't make sense to show it in the interface configuration. –  David Schwartz Oct 27 '11 at 10:33

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You can with the ip command, and given that ifconfig is in the process of being deprecated by most distributions it's now the preferred tool. An example:

$ ip route show
212.13.197.0/28 dev eth0  proto kernel  scope link  src 212.13.197.13
default via 212.13.197.1 dev eth0
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also we can use ip r which shows the same. –  Rahul Patil Jul 31 '13 at 11:50

No, there isn't. According to the man page you can't modify the output of ifconfig (except showing disabled interfaces, too).

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