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Linux python character mode stdin instead of line mode
import sys, fcntl, os, termios, tty
def init():
#take the current settings
fnctlSettings = fcntl.fcntl(sys.stdin.fileno(), fcntl.F_GETFL)
termiosSettings = termios.tcgetattr(sys.stdin.fileno())
# set the new ones
fcntl.fcntl(sys.stdin.fileno(), fcntl.F_SETFL, os.O_NONBLOCK | fnctlSettings)
return [fnctlSettings, termiosSettings]
if __name__ == '__main__':
originalSettings = init()
#do Stuff
#put the original settings back, even if we've had an exception
fcntl.fcntl(sys.stdin.fileno(), fcntl.F_SETFL, originalSettings[0])
termios.tcsetattr(sys.stdin.fileno(), termios.TCSAFLUSH, originalSettings[1])
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