Detect Linux Runlevel

Wildman best_lay at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 5 16:35:29 EST 2016


On Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:25:56 -0500, DFS wrote:

> On 12/05/2016 03:58 PM, Wildman wrote:
>> I there a way to detect what the Linux runlevel is from
>> within a Python program?  I would like to be able to do
>> it without the use of an external program such as 'who'
>> or 'runlevel'.
> 
> 
> Why not?
> 
> '>>> import os
> '>>> os.system("systemctl get-default")
> graphical.target
> 
> 
> 
> systemd 'graphical.target' corresponds to the old runlevel 5.

Thanks but I knew about systemctl.  As I already said my
goal is to do it without the use of an external program.

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