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#!/usr/bin/env python
# Get the current size of the terminal window, and set stty size accordingly.
# A replacement for xterm's resize program, with no X dependency.
# Useful when logged in over a serial line.
# Copyright 2013 by Akkana Peck -- share and enjoy under the GPL v2 or later.
import os, sys
import fcntl
import posix
import struct
import time
import re
import termios
import select
tty = open('/dev/tty', 'r+')
fd = sys.stdin.fileno()
oldterm = termios.tcgetattr(fd)
newattr = oldterm[:]
newattr[3] = newattr[3] & ~termios.ICANON & ~termios.ECHO
termios.tcsetattr(fd, termios.TCSANOW, newattr)
oldflags = fcntl.fcntl(fd, fcntl.F_GETFL)
fcntl.fcntl(fd, fcntl.F_SETFL, oldflags | os.O_NONBLOCK)
while True:
r, w, e =[fd], [], [])
if r:
output =
termios.tcsetattr(fd, termios.TCSAFLUSH, oldterm)
fcntl.fcntl(fd, fcntl.F_SETFL, oldflags)
rows, cols = map(int, re.findall(r'\d+', output))
fcntl.ioctl(fd, termios.TIOCSWINSZ,
struct.pack("HHHH", rows, cols, 0, 0))
print "\nReset the terminal to", rows, "rows", cols, "cols"
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