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Quickly Open the Source of a Python Module From the Command-line

Add this to your .bashrc:

pysource() {
    $EDITOR $(python -c "import ${1}; import inspect; print inspect.getsourcefile(${1})")

Your favorite editor should pop up and you can browse the module source. If you want to open a module from an existing editor window, there’s probably plugins for that.

Then after reloading your .bashrc just run something like: $ pysource logging