I am trying to launch a program/GUI from within a python code.
From the terminal, I can get the program to launch by simply typing the program name. A few lines get outputted to the terminal, and then a separate window opens with the GUI.
I tried to emulate this in python by running
From the Python manual:
That being said, you shouldn't have any problems launching a GUI application with
os.system. I've just tried it myself and it works fine.
It also mentions in the manual that:
The subprocess module provides more powerful facilities for spawning new processes and retrieving their results; using that module is preferable to using this function.
Maybe that's worth a try. Do any other GUI applications work when you spawn them with