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Old 8th April 2012
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Default "Autokey" or other keyboard automation for FreeBSD?

I've recently migrated from Linux Mint to FreeBSD. While 99% of what I used on a daily basis functions flawlessly on my new system, two applications stand out as being must-haves that I haven't been able to locate:
  1. A keyboard automation application such as autokey (Textpander on OS X) is indispensable.
  2. A real program launcher such as gnome-do (Katapult I've found to be less than straightforward.

Any ideas on where I might be able to find these within the repositories or elsewhere?

Any info would be greatly appreciated!!

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While there is no port for autokey, it will probably run fine on FreeBSD. It's written in Python, and as far as I can see it doesn't use any special Linux code. try it and it may work! It looks like you'll need either gtk2 or qt4.

There also isn't a port for Gnome-Do. Gnome-do runs on C#/Mono. I took a quick look, and it'll probably run on FreeBSD with *some* effort, but not out of the box.

You can try adding a port request for autokey and/or gnome-do at the official FreeBSD forums. Perhaps someone there has more time than me
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