[Tutor] How to check online status
srilyk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 17:12:07 CET 2008
On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Timmie <timmichelsen at gmx-topmail.de> wrote:
> Dear fellow Pythonistas,
> is it possible to check with Python whether a computer is connected to the
> internet or not?
Yes. That's the short answer anyway.
> I don't not find a module which can do such a thing like 'ping'?
you could use the os module to execute the system command "ping"
> And how do I make my python scipts that use urllib to recognize the windows
> operating system proxy settings?
I'm not particularly sure, but at first glance
http://www.google.com/search?q=python+urllib+windows+proxy seems to have
some useful looking links.
> Thanks in advance and kind regards,
> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
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