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OldAutoKey Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to OldAutoKey for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Sikuli, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OldAutoKey and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to OldAutoKey are AutoKey, Actiona, Repeat and xdotool.

OldAutoKey alternatives are mainly Text Expanders but may also be Task Automation Apps or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OldAutoKey.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • X11

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    Sikuli

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots).

    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Sikuli.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSikuli supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    AutoKey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    AutoKey, previously known as AutoKey Py3, is a Python 3 port of the discontinued OldAutoKey , the desktop automation utility for Linux and X11.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingAutoKey supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    It's a maintained port of AutoKey updated to run on Python 3. The project name has changed name from AutoKey Py3 to just AutoKey

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    Actiona

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Actiona (formerly known as Actionaz) is a task automation tool. It allows you to create and execute action lists.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Actiona without registration.
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    Repeat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java

    Repeat is a full-fledged, Java mouse/keyboard record/replay and automation hotkeys/macros creation using modern programming languages, and more advanced automation features. Working across three major OSes: Windows, OSX, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingRepeat supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    xdotool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    This tool lets you simulate keyboard input and mouse activity, move and resize windows, etc. It does this using X11's XTEST extension and other Xlib functions.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacexdotool either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingxdotool supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    KHotKeys

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Trigger actions when certain keys are pressed.

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  7. T-Plan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    T-Plan offers test case management and image based test automation software to the QA industry. Free Trial and evaluation, sign up today.

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    AutoKey is a tool to auto type text. T-Plan is for test case management. Not a lot of similarity there.

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  8. Quikey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A keyboard macro tool. Contribute to bostrt/quikey development by creating an account on GitHub.

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    PyGUIBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Tool to automate GUI interactions and auto-tests. Contains a GUI-tool to compose interaction scripts. Can be executed both as a GUI and as a command line tool.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingPyGUIBot supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Keyboarding Master

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Keyboarding Master is a gaming and application tool that provides its users with the ability to custom configure their input devices for specific applications within a unified configuration environment. Keyboarding Master supports Linux.

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