Operating System Articles
argparse — Parser for command-line options, arguments and sub-commands
ctypes — A foreign function library for Python
is a foreign function library for Python. It provides C compatible data types, and allows calling functions in DLLs or shared libraries. It can be used to wrap these libraries in pure Python.
curses — Terminal handling for character-cell displays
module provides an interface to the curses library, the de-facto standard for portable advanced terminal handling.
curses.ascii — Utilities for ASCII characters
module supplies name constants for ASCII characters and functions to test membership in various ASCII character classes. The constants supplied are names for control characters as follows:
curses.panel — A panel stack extension for curses
Panels are windows with the added feature of depth, so they can be stacked on top of each other, and only the visible portions of each window will be displayed. Panels can be added, moved up or down in the stack, and removed.
errno — Standard errno system symbols
This module makes available standard
errno system symbols. The value of each symbol is the corresponding integer value. The names and descriptions are borrowed from
linux/include/errno.h, which should be pretty all-inclusive.
getopt — C-style parser for command line options
getpass — Portable password input
io — Core tools for working with streams
os — Miscellaneous operating system interfaces
platform — Access to underlying platform’s identifying data
time — Time access and conversions
This module provides various time-related functions. For related functionality, see also the