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Simple python interface to Network Manager CLI

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Simple python interface to Network Manager CLI

PyNmcli provides a easy to use python (2.7+ or 3+) interface to Network Manager CLI.
Official documentation of nmcli under:


This project has no dependencies and works with python 2.7+ (python 3 as well)

This package directly uses ``Network-Manager``.

Your can install it running the following command from shell: ::

sudo apt-get install network-manager


You may install this package in two ways:

- Compile from code ::

git clone
cd PyNmcli
python install

- Pypi ::

pip install pynmcli


Just import the package::

import pynmcli

and call Network Manager function just like: ::

result = pynmcli.NetworkManager('--version').execute()

or ::

result = pynmcli.NetworkManager.Device().wifi('list').execute()

you can also use some built-in help methods in order to convert output tables in more handy python dictionaries: ::

wifi_dict = pynmcli.get_data(pynmcli.NetworkManager.Device().wifi().execute())


Whould you like to contribute to this project? YES, PLEASE!

Just fork this repository and submit your pull request.

Change log

- Version 1.0.4 - Fixed localization issues in the use of nmcli

- Version 1.0.3 - Enhanced usability

- Version 1.0.2 - Added utils for converting cli outputs into python dicts

- Version 1.0.1 - First working release

- Version 1.0.0 - Test release

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