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For those who don't know about Robotask you could find info here.

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Not that I know of. Most automation in Linux based systems is done with cron. If you wan't conditional task scheduling like they advertise, you can get cron to run a script (shell, Perl, Python, whatever you like) to check for the certain conditions and run programs accordingly. As for things like automated e-mail checking, this can be achieved with cron and the Firefox add-on iMacros.

For simulating mouse and keypress events in other locations you can use XMacro. Of course this can also be used with cron by itself or in shell scripts.

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Can I achieve something like simulating mouse clicks at specific locations and also keypress events. – Kevin Boyd Nov 22 '09 at 21:35
Yep, check out XMacro: It can record events and play them back. Simply schedule cron to run your recorded event. – John T Nov 22 '09 at 21:44
@kevin boyd: expect can also do this if you don't need the mouse simulation. – quack quixote Nov 22 '09 at 22:23

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