moving mouse cursor automatically with xautomation (Re: touchpad on OM)

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at
Mon Jul 20 10:47:33 CEST 2009

Michal Brzozowski <rusolis at> writes:
> bit slow on some windows, vala-terminal in particular. I'm not sure if it's
> possible at all to use a real mouse pointer for this.

It is possible. For example

$ xte "mousemove 10 10"

moves mouse pointer to 10+10 and

$ xte "mouseclick 1"

clicks using left mouse button. You can find xte in xautomation
package of debian or upstream at

> If you want to experiment, install this package

Pointer to source code would be nice.

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