How to install xdotool on CentOS

    The xdotool is an simpulate tool for keybord input and mouse activity. It depends X11 XTEST extension and other Xlib functions. You can install by apt-get on Ubuntu. But On CentOS, the installation is not so easy.

    Installation

    You need download and setup the Nux Dextop repository before install xdotool.

    Download

    Download the latest nux-dextop-release rpm from:

    http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el6/x86_64/
    

    Setup NUX dextop

    Install nux-dextop-release rpm:

    # rpm -Uvh nux-dextop-release*rpm
    

    Install xdtool

    Install xdotool rpm package:

    # yum install xdotool
    

    How to use xdotool

    The following articles should help you to know xdotool well:

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