Apr
18

Use Python to detect your computer system and name

I work on several computers, sometimes Widows, sometimes Linux, so I got a problem after I pull my project file from Git. That is the file path.

To cope with this problem, I have to find out which computer I am working on at moment. With Python, you have sevral ways to do that:

  • >>>import platform
    >>>platform.node() => you will get the name of the computer
    [Out]: codehamster-home
  • >>>import socket
    >>>socket.gethostname() => get also the name of the computer
    [Out]: codehamster-work
  • >>>import platform
    >>>platfrom.uname() => you will get the detail information about your computer
  • >>>import sys
    >>>sys.platform => you will the type of the system
    [Out]: win32

Here is my function, which adjust the path according your computer:

Written by connygy. Posted in Codes, python

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