Sometimes when you’re running a program on a TTY or in a shell, you run across the dreaded:
Press any key...
Press any key to continue...
Press any key to exit.
So, what should you do???
If you have the IBM Model M 105 keyboard, it comes with an ANY key:
Use that key!
On this example keyboard:
Esc F1F2F3F4 F5F6F7F8 F9F10F11F12 PrtSclPse
`1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - = Bksp Ins HmePgUp
TabQ W E R T Y U I O P [ ] Entr Del EndPgDn
Caps A S D F G H J K L ; ’ #
Shift\ Z X C V B N M , . / Shift ↑
Ctrl❖Alt Alt❖≡Ctrl ← ↓ →
Press any of the white keys once.
Don’t press any of the blue keys.