[Python 2.4/2.5] subprocess module is sorely deficient?
v.harishankar at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 11:31:54 CEST 2008
On Wednesday 23 Apr 2008 14:46:20 Christian Heimes wrote:
> Harishankar schrieb:
> > Is there any platform independent way to launch a terminal window from a
> > desktop (Windows, Linux, etc.)?
> No, there isn't. It usually not possible to create a graphical terminal
> window on a remote server.
Ah, well, since my application is a desktop tool and it requires a GUI I'm
doing something like this:
However, I have to then force the user to use xterm (which is a popular/common
if (sys.platform.startswith ('win'):
# launch the windows cmd.exe with the command
# warn the user that xterm is required and then launch xterm
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