I want to click on something for hours. How can I make a script or use an application so the mouse will auto-click every 5 seconds or less?
Open terminal, install xdotool
Also, open the window you want to click side by side with terminal. Select terminal (as active window) and move the mouse over the point where you want to click. In terminal type (try not to move the mouse)
You will need the x:XXX and y:YYY (bottom). You can move the mouse from here, but let windows stay where they are. Type
Paste the following on gedit (change the XXX and YYY for the numbers you got before)
Save and close it. Then
To execute it,
To get less, simply change the 5 after sleep to less.
I went to this page and downloaded the
Thanks to Kat Amsterdam for finding xautoclick
In Lucid 10.04LTS
To enable the GetDeb repositories:
For even more automation you can use sikuli.
Sikuli has integrated tool that allows you to really simply write any form of interaction(mouse clicking or keyboard) by visual processing where is what on screen.
You simply select where you want your click to occur by visually selecting screen part and off it goes. Automation logic is written in python, but even if you don't have any clue about python you can easily figure it out, because tool provides you with everything right away!
You can simply install it with