open a shell prompt froma python program

Derek Martin code at pizzashack.org
Thu Oct 30 23:47:16 CET 2008


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 02:47:48AM -0700, gaurav kashyap wrote:
> Simply i want to open a shell prompt from a python program.

If this is literally true, then you just need to figure out what
command will open a terminal window from the shell prompt.  Once you
figure that out, it's as simple as:

cmd = "whatever your shell command is"
os.system(cmd)

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Derek D. Martin
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