System idle time under Linux

Thomas Jollans thomas at jollybox.de
Wed Sep 29 16:56:22 CEST 2010


On Wednesday 29 September 2010, it occurred to Hugo Léveillé to exclaim:
> Thanks, will take a closer look on that
> 
> But to get me started, how would you get, via python, the info from that
> ?

Parse the files. They may be very special files, but they are just files.

> 
> Thanks alot
> 
> 
> On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 02:01 +1300, "Lawrence D'Oliveiro"
> 
> <ldo at geek-central.gen.new> wrote:
> > /proc/stat or /proc/uptime, depending. See the proc(5) man page.



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