Keyboard controlled stopwatch with no window focus required
This is a keyboard controlled stopwatch that runs in your terminal and works without window focus. Downside to the window focus thing—you need to run this as root. But compromises, right?
Anyway, this is good for ad-hoc speedrunning. Enjoy!
Run directly from source with
or install with pip with
pip3 install kb-stopwatch
and run with
Press the control key, which currently is restricted to space, to start the stopwatch. Hit the control key again to stop the timer. Repeat as many times as desired.
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