Newbie question

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Wed Jul 9 14:52:18 CEST 2008

I did not mean to use WMI on linux, but query win machines *from* linux.
Thank you for your clarifications

- Leonardo

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:04 AM, A.T.Hofkamp <hat at> wrote:
> Welcome to the world outside MS.
> Many python modules don't actually do anything than passing on calls to an
> existing underlying library. They are cheap to make, and make it possible to
> use the functionality of the library from a Python program. The down-side is,
> as you have discovered, that you need the underlying library to make it work.
> So, the answer is no, you cannot use wmi under a non-MS OS. (But what did you
> expect, given that wmi means WINDOWS Management Instrumentation?) No doubt
> there are also open source variants of this package, however, I am not familiar
> with them, so I cannot help you.
> Albert

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