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Mouse actions – execute commands from mouse events

Mouse actions allows users to execute some commands from mouse events such as clicks / wheel on the side / corners of the screen, or drawing shapes.

It’s functionality combines that offered by Compiz edge commands and the now abandoned Easystroke application.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Shape drawing with the mouse.
  • Press/release only or click (don’t propagate the press & release event).
  • With some modifiers : shift/Ctrl/Alt…
  • With screen edge : Top/Left…
  • Auto reload config on changes.
  • Very low resource usage:
    • Fast shape recognition : ~200µs (0.0002 sec) for a config with 30 shapes.
    • Fast event without shape processing : ~30µs (0.00003 sec).
    • CPU : ~7 sec CPU usage per hour (~0.2%).
    • RAM : 5.6 Mo (GUI less version).
  • Works under Wayland but with limitations. When Wayland is detected, it applies the force --no-listen option.

Website: github.com/jersou/mouse-actions
Developer: Jérémy Soulary
License: MIT License

Mouse actions settings

Mouse actions is written in Rust. Learn Rust with our recommended free books and free tutorials

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