How can I use Python to get the system hostname

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I'm writing a chat program for a local network. I would like be able to identify computers and get the user-set computer name with Python.
Dec 8, 2020 in Python by kartik
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Hello @Kartik,

Use socket and its gethostname() functionality. This will get the hostname of the computer where the Python interpreter is running:

import socket
print(socket.gethostname())

Hope it helps!!

answered Dec 8, 2020 by Niroj
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