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Python: Run an operating system command using the os module

Python Operating System Services: Exercise-17 with Solution

Write a Python program to run an operating system command using the os module.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import os
if os.name == "nt":
   command = "dir"
else:
   command = "ls -l"
os.system(command)

Sample Output:

total 4
-rw-rw-rw- 1 root root 99 Jan 18 10:50 main.py

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