OS info in Python – is a simple use case to get hands-on with the Python platform package.

OS info in Python platform:

We can get the OS info in python using the platform package. The platform package gives a lot more apart from the OS info. Let’s check the details.

import platform as plf

profiles = [
    'architecture',
    'mac_ver',
    'machine',
    'node',
    'platform',
    'processor',
    'python_build',
    'python_compiler',
    'python_version',
    'release',
    'system',
    'uname',
    'version',
]

for profile in profiles:
    if hasattr(plf, profile):
        print(profile+ ": " + str(getattr(plf, profile)()))

As an output, you can see your platform details.

Output:

architecture: ('64bit', 'WindowsPE')
mac_ver: ('', ('', '', ''), '')
machine: AMD64
node: DESKTOP-RN4SMHT
platform: Windows-10-10.0.15063-SP0
processor: Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1, GenuineIntel
python_build: ('v3.7.3:ef4ec6ed12', 'Mar 25 2019 22:22:05')
python_compiler: MSC v.1916 64 bit (AMD64)
python_version: 3.7.3
release: 10
system: Windows
uname: uname_result(system='Windows', node='DESKTOP-RN4SMHT', release='10', version='10.0.15063', machine='AMD64', processor='Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1, GenuineIntel')
version: 10.0.15063

Done!

Happy Learning:)

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