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Use this module to get the OS theme (dark/light)

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From import

Use one of the following functions in your program

def isLightMode():
	"""Call isLightMode_OS

		bool: OS is in light mode

def isDarkMode():
		bool: OS is in dark mode

From CLI

Call from the command line


Install With PIP

pip install getostheme

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Built for

This program has been written for Python 3 and has been tested with Python version 3.8.0

Install Python on Windows


choco install python


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Install Python on Linux


sudo apt install python3.8

How to run

With VSCode

  1. Open the .py file in vscode
  2. Ensure a python 3.8 interpreter is selected (Ctrl+Shift+P > Python:Select Interpreter > Python 3.8)
  3. Run by pressing Ctrl+F5 (if you are prompted to install any modules, accept)

From the Terminal


How to update, build and publish

  1. Ensure you have installed the following dependencies Linux
    wget | python3.8
    wget | python3.8
    (wget -UseBasicParsing).Content | python
    (wget -UseBasicParsing).Content | python
  2. Use poetry for the heavy lifting and dephell to generate requirements
    poetry update
    dephell deps convert
  3. Build/ Publish
    poetry build
    poetry publish
    poetry publish --build



Using The Command Line

  1. Press the Clone or download button in the top right
  2. Copy the URL (link)
  3. Open the command line and change directory to where you wish to clone to
  4. Type 'git clone' followed by URL in step 2
$ git clone

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Using GitHub Desktop

  1. Press the Clone or download button in the top right
  2. Click open in desktop
  3. Choose the path for where you want and click Clone

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Download Zip File

  1. Download this GitHub repository
  2. Extract the zip archive
  3. Copy/ move to the desired location

Community Files


MIT License Copyright (c) FredHappyface (See the LICENSE for more information.)


See the Changelog for more information.

Code of Conduct

In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as contributors and maintainers pledge to make participation in our project and our community a harassment-free experience for everyone. Please see the Code of Conduct for more information.


Contributions are welcome, please see the Contributing Guidelines for more information.


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