Questions regarding xte - and fake input using the XTest extension

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Why do these xte commands work in terminal, but not when bound with xbindkeys?

This xte command, when I run it in a terminal, triggers Expo mode: xte 'keydown Super_L' 'key S' 'keyup Super_L' However, when I put this in my .xbindkeysrc file: "xte 'keydown Super_L' 'key S' ...
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How do I automatically remap buttons on my mouse at startup?

I struggled with this over the weekend, and have found a decent solution that is an accretion of various tips I've found in other threads. So, I'm asking a pre-answered question here in order to share ...
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Remap menu key to delta (Δ)?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04. My keyboard is a Belgian AZERTY. I never use my menu key, and I use the delta sign a lot. I'm not willing to switch keyboard layouts to Greek, as the delta is the only thing I ...
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xte called from xbindkeys is not working

I am trying to setup xbindkeys in Kubuntu, since I got a new mouse with some useless buttons. I was trying to bind the F5 key to the windows-logo button on my mouse, which I identified as c:134. ...
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Is there a way to send the switch windows signal without “Alt-Tab”?

I'm trying to bind a switch window button on my mouse into Ubuntu. Currently I'm trying to do it with xbindkeys and xte, but do this in .xbindkeysrc only outputs a Tab and doesn't switch windows. ...
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How do I use xte to bind next/previous to my mouse?

I know how to use xbindkeys, but I don't know what is the xte command for previous/next, when I want to bind my extra mouse buttons to navigate nautilus/web browser to go 1 step back or 1 step ...
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Close active window from terminal

Do you know how to do it? I know how to do it from my keyboard (Alt+F4), I know how to do it with my mouse (click that X), and I also know that kill X should kill the process with the id X (and ...
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How to emulate Fn (function key) keypress in xte

xte is part of the xautomation package. After hours of man page reading and looking for documentation or working examples, I still cannot get xte to emulate a Fn-F7 keypress. xte 'keydown Meta_L' ...