How can I run terminal commands in python

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I am trying to create a python script which will ease my daily tasks. One of this task requires me to use the cat, ls commands. How can I run these Linux commands in python?

Feb 4, 2019 in Python by Ganesh
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You can use the subprocess or os module to do this.

Using subprocess:

import subprocess
subprocess.run(["ls"])

Using os:

import os
os.system("ls")
answered Feb 4, 2019 by Omkar
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