Is there a way to display the local IP address on the desktop?

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I'm new to Mac, OSX and Lion.

I'd like to have the local IP address (192.168...) along with the IP address(s) of the DNS and gateway displayed on my desktop. How do I do this?

Thanks.
 
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You could just type in Stickies and it would come up when you click on it or type it in Text Edit and do the same thing.
 

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If you need commands for GeekTool:
DNS Servers (Wi-Fi):
Code:
networksetup -getdnsservers Wi-Fi
DNS Servers (Ethernet):
Code:
networksetup -getdnsservers Ethernet
IP Address (there are other ways to get this but I like this since the output is nice and simple):
Code:
python -c "import socket; print(socket.gethostbyname(socket.gethostname()))"
Default Gateway (you might want to verify this one first:
Code:
netstat -nr | grep "^default" | awk '{ print $2 }'
 
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Is there a way to use this tool and insert multiple commands into a single shell widget? Seems counter intuitive to have a separate widget for each individual command.
 

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