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#!python import os pwd = os.system ('pwd') print (pwd) it prints 0 which is the successful exit status instead the path. How can i get the path instead? Python pwd.getpwall Examples The following are 30 code examples for showing how to use pwd.getpwall. These examples are extracted from open source projects. You can vote up the ones you like or vote down the ones you don't like, and go to the original project or source file by following the links above each example.

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Python Pwd Os

Purpose:Read user data from Unix password database.
Available In:1.4 and later

Password Generator Python Project The objective of this project is to create a password generator using python. The password generator project will be build using python modules like Tkinter, random, string, pyperclip. In this project, the user has to select the password length and then click on the “ Generate Password ” button.

The pwd module can be used to read user information from the Unixpassword database (usually /etc/passwd). The read-only interfacereturns tuple-like objects with named attributes for the standardfields of a password record.

0pw_nameThe user’s login name
1pw_passwdEncrypted password (optional)
2pw_uidUser id (integer)
3pw_gidGroup id (integer)
4pw_gecosComment/full name
5pw_dirHome directory
6pw_shellApplication started on login, usually a command interpreter

Querying All Users¶

Suppose you need to print a report of all of the “real” users on asystem, including their home directories (for our purposes, “real” isdefined as having a name not starting with “_”). To load theentire password database, you would use getpwall(). The returnvalue is a list with an undefined order, so you will need to sort itbefore printing the report.

Most of the example code above deals with formatting the resultsnicely. The for loop at the end shows how to access fields fromthe records by name.

Querying User By Name¶

If you need information about one user, it is not necessary to readthe entire password database. Using getpwnam(), you can retrievethe information about a user by name.

The passwords on my system are stored outside of the main userdatabase in a shadow file, so the password field, when set, isreported as all *.

Querying User By UID¶

It is also possible to look up a user by their numerical user id.This is useful to find the owner of a file:

The numeric user id is can also be used to find information about theuser currently running a process:

See also

The standard library documentation for this module.
Secure password database access for systems using shadow passwords.
The grp module reads Unix group information.


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Python Pwd

pwd module for Pycopy

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This is a module reimplemented specifically for Pycopy standard library,with efficient and lean design in mind. Note that this module is likely workin progress and likely supports just a subset of CPython’s correspondingmodule. Please help with the development if you are interested in thismodule.

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