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XDo is a Crystal interface for
the C library that backs
It exposes most of the functionality of
users to write Crystal programs that manage windows in an X11 instance.
Add this to your application's
dependencies: x_do: github: woodruffw/x_do.cr
libxdo is required. On Debian-based systems, it can be installed via:
$ sudo apt install libxdo-dev
require "x_do" XDo.act do active_window do |win| win.type "hello from Crystal!" end end
Check out the [examples](./examples) folder for some practical examples.
The unit tests make the following assumptions:
- You're running an instance of X11
- You're running a window manager that's (mostly) ICCCM and EWMH compliant
- You have
To run the unit tests on the default X11 display (
DISPLAY, falling back on
$ crystal spec
Alternatively, the tests can be run on another X11 display, like a Xephyr or Xvfb instance:
# replace "99" with your display number $ DISPLAY=:99 crystal spec
util/xvfb-spec script can be used to run the tests inside a temporary Xvfb instance running
- Complete bindings (
grep "implement me!")
- Add error conditions (check return value of libxdo calls)
- Fork it ( https://github.com/woodruffw/x_do/fork )
- Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
- Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
- Create a new Pull Request
- woodruffw William Woodruff - creator, maintainer
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the x_do.cr README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.