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Disable numlock, preserving mouse button key bindings

I'm having trouble to disable the Numlock key (make the key do nothing, so that the numpad numbers always work) while at the same time mapping extra mouse buttons (at the side of my mouse) to ...
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xdotool, click and hold and move the mouse

I want to automate a task, I need to scroll a Google like map interface, what I essentially do normally is: Click an a spot Hold the clicking Move the mouse relatively 100 pixels left Stop holding ...
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I cannot use xdotool with at

I have been trying for a while now to find some way to get xdotool to perform clicks for me at a specified time with at. I have tried using 'xdotool click 1' as the command in at, as well as having ...
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Kill the currently active window with a keyboard shortcut

How can I kill the currently active window with a command or keyboard shortcut? Alt+F4 closes a window, but first it will wait for the program to respond. Depending on the application, this may take ...
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How to scroll half a page on Linux?

I'm looking for a way to be able to scroll half a page, preferably by using a key combination like shift page up/down. In Windows, this is doable via autohotkey, for OS there does not seem to be any ...
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Command-line way to send keystrokes to a window open on a different X-session

On my main machine, I have a Ubuntu desktop open and logged on. I am then also logging in to this machine from a remote computer, using X2go which creates a new X-session. I have a libreoffice file ...
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How do I unmaximize a window with xdotool or similar by command line?

With xdotool or wmctrl I can move or modify window attributes but if it is maximized none of the commands work. How do I "unmaximize" the window?
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Bash/xdotool: Commands work, but not in a script

I am making a bash script for Linux which closes the terminal window if the window loses focus. On the command line, I was able to do this: termwin=$(xdotool getactivewindow) while : do if [[ ...
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xdotool only works with X11 windows on OSX

I've installed xdotool via MacPorts. It works only with X11 windows. Is there a way to use it for native OSX applications as well?