Mark Harrison Mark Harrison - 4 months ago 20
Python Question

How to check what OS am I running on in Python?

What do I need to look at to see if I'm on Windows, Unix, etc?

Answer
>>> import os
>>> print os.name
posix
>>> import platform
>>> platform.system()
'Linux'
>>> platform.release()
'2.6.22-15-generic'

See: platform — Access to underlying platform’s identifying data