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get the terminal's size


> On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:57:33 +0000, Alex Ternaute wrote:
> 
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > I want to know the number of columns of the terminal where python2 writes 
> > it's outputs.

A couple days late to the party, a discussion of several ways I tried:
http://shallowsky.com/blog/hardware/serial-24-line-terminals.html
and the script I ended up with:
https://github.com/akkana/scripts/blob/master/termsize

(I've only tested these on Linux).

        ...Akkana