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xrebind allows you to bind keys or buttons. These can be used to generate mouse motions, button presses or releases, key presses or releases, or to launch programs.

With xrebind you can bind keyboard and button press/release to

  • generate mouse motions
  • generate press and release of a button
  • generate press and release of a key
  • launch programs (e.g xmms, xterm)



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Verified by

Ted Teah

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24 August 2006

Leaders and contributors

Henrik Sandklef Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/xrebind-bug
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/xrebind-info
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/xrebind

Software prerequisites

Required to useX11
Required to buildgcc
Required to buildmake
Weak prerequisitexosd

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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