On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 10:48:18AM +0200, Alessio Ciregia wrote:
Hello, I have a confused idea about a potentially useless but funny
evemu is a set of command line tools (in the fedora repo) useful "to
create a virtual input device and replay an event sequence".
As opposed to the similar command xdotool, a "command-line X11
automation tool", it works also on Wayland.
evemu (and xdotool) could be used to automate keystrokes. Maybe it is
a debugging tool (it can simulate also a mouse), but with a little
imagination it can be used to achieve useful as well as pointless
usages, i.e. automating some tasks simulating keystrokes, or hitting
casual keys on the keyboard in order to create jokes.
I'm still a bit confused.
This is a *great* idea for an article. The editors approved you to go
ahead with a draft. I would recommend something like this:
* Mention why xdotool doesn't work as well on modern systems due to
* Mention any other key features that are important
* Show an example how to interact with a simple app, maybe something
like gnome-screenshot, on Fedora Workstation
Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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