Send Key Press Event

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Mon Sep 1 21:18:04 CEST 2008

Am Montag, 1. September 2008 21:01:08 schrieb ezuall:
> All,
> I have been playing with the accelerometers in my Neo as many of you
> probably have (while eagerly waiting for the GSM noise interference and
> Voice echo problems to be resolved ;-) ) and I have run up against a
> problem.
> I want to send keypress events to the device (using python), but I can't
> seem to find any information on this.  Maybe I am missing something really
> obvious, but I have been scouring the web with no luck thus far.  So if
> anyone could tell me how to achieve this it would be greatly appreciated.

Try injecting key presses using uinput.

> On a side note:  The Nokia N800 connection management and browser is really
> pretty cool, are these parts of it proprietry

Yes. Nokia keeps a lot of the cool things closed.


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