Python – Getting all the Wifi Devices the system has connected
In this article we will see how we can all those wifi network on which the system is ever connected to. Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers (laptops and desktops), mobile devices (smart phones and wearables), and other equipment (printers and video cameras) to interface with the Internet.
In order to do this we will use the subprocess module. The subprocess module present in Python(both 2.x and 3.x) is used to run new applications or programs through Python code by creating new processes. It also helps to obtain the input/output/error pipes as well as the exit codes of various commands.
In order to get the information about the wifi devices system is connected to we will use the command given below
subprocess.check_output(['netsh', 'wlan', 'show', 'profiles'])
This command will return the meta data in bytes format in order to get the names of network we have to decode and filter it to get the desired output.
Below is the implementation
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