Package ydotool

Generic command-line automation tool (no X!)

Performs some of the functions of xdotool(1) without requiring X11 -
however, it generally requires root permission (to open /dev/uinput)

Currently implemented command(s):

- type - Type a string
- key - Press keys
- mousemove - Move mouse pointer to absolute position
- mousemove_relative - Move mouse pointer to relative position
- mouseup - Generate mouse up event
- mousedown - Generate mouse down event
- click - Click on mouse buttons
- recorder - Record/replay input events

N.B. optionally, you can start the ydotoold daemon with:

- systemctl enable ydotool
- systemctl start ydotool

Version: 0.1.9

General Commands

ydotool command-line /dev/uinput automation tool

System Administration

ydotoold daemon for ydotool(1)