i3-vim-focus VS xdotool

Compare i3-vim-focus vs xdotool and see what are their differences.


Vim plugin for seamless navigation between i3 and vim (by jwilm)


fake keyboard/mouse input, window management, and more (by jordansissel)
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i3-vim-focus xdotool
1 38
56 3,005
- -
0.0 4.1
over 2 years ago 5 days ago
Rust C
- GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of i3-vim-focus. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-09.


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 2023-04-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing i3-vim-focus 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.

wtype - xdotool type for wayland

archweb - Arch Linux website code

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

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


i3-polybar-config - My i3 configuration with polybar for HiDPI screen (4k)

key-mapper - 🎮 An easy to use tool to change the mapping of your input device buttons. [Moved to: https://github.com/sezanzeb/input-remapper]

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

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

auto-tab-discard - Use native tab discarding method to automatically reduce memory usage of inactive tabs