OSError: Unsupported platform 'CYGWIN_NT-10.0-19044'

Henry S. Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
Mon Feb 20 20:48:50 GMT 2023

Jose Isaias Cabrera writes:

> ...
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.9/site-packages/keyboard/_nixcommon.py", line 174, in ensure_root
>     raise ImportError('You must be root to use this library on linux.')
> ImportError: You must be root to use this library on linux.
> More work to be done.

Two things to try:
 1) Run python from an elevated shell (unlikely to make a difference);
 2) Same strategy -- edit _nixcommon.py to always return true from

Good luck,

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