command_help VS xdotool

Compare command_help vs xdotool and see what are their differences.


:information_source: Extract help text from builtin commands and man pages (by learnbyexample)


fake keyboard/mouse input, window management, and more (by jordansissel)
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command_help xdotool
5 19
50 1,897
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0.0 5.4
over 1 year ago about 1 month ago
Shell C
- GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of command_help. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-17.


Posts with mentions or reviews of xdotool. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing command_help and xdotool you can also consider the following projects:

ydotool - Generic command-line automation tool (no X!)

AutoKey - AutoKey, a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

archweb - Arch Linux website code

wtype - xdotool type for wayland

keepassxc - KeePassXC is a cross-platform community-driven port of the Windows application “Keepass Password Safe”.

key-mapper - 🎮 An easy to use tool to change the mapping of your input device buttons. [Moved to:]

i3-vim-focus - Vim plugin for seamless navigation between i3 and vim

Jitsi Meet - Jitsi Meet - Secure, Simple and Scalable Video Conferences that you use as a standalone app or embed in your web application.

comfortable-swipe - Comfortable 3-finger and 4-finger swipe gesture using Xdotool in native C++

i3-dispatch - Allows i3 to move focus differently depending on the focused window


easy-i3-neovim-nav - Quickly navigate and resize i3wm windows and Neovim splits with the same keybindings