Get the hostname

paul.baines at ecb.int paul.baines at ecb.int
Wed Aug 6 13:29:20 CEST 2003


I do this on AIX:

import commands
hostname=commands.getoutput("uname -n")

Paul.

-----Original Message-----
From: Lukas Schnieper [mailto:schnieper at semafor.ch]
Sent: 06 August 2003 13:23
To: python-list at python.org
Subject: Get the hostname


Hi
How can i get the hostname of my Linux PC?
I tried os.system('hostname') but i cant save the hostname in a variable 
  like hostname = os.system('hostname')

thanks
Lukas Schnieper


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