by Sai gowtham

How to run multiple commands in Python

This example will show you, how to run a multiple bash commands with subprocess in python.

We need to use shell=True in subprocess:

def subprocess_cmd(command):
    process = subprocess.Popen(command,stdout=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True)
    proc_stdout = process.communicate()[0].strip()
    print proc_stdout

subprocess_cmd('echo c; echo d')

Output:

c
d

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