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AutoHotkey alternatives for Linux

For those of you looking for AutoHotkey alternatives for Linux, check these out:
  • compiz – OpenGL window and compositing manager
  • autokey – desktop automation utility
  • wmctrl – control an EWMH/NetWM compatible X Window Manager
  • setxkbmap – set the keyboard using the X Keyboard Extension
  • xmodmap – utility for modifying keymaps and pointer button mappings in X
  • xdotool – simulate X11 keyboard/mouse input
  • xvkbd – software virtual keyboard for X11
  • xbindkeys – a grabbing keys program for X
  • xte – Generates fake input using the XTest extension
  • xmacro – Record/play keystrokes and mouse movements in X displays

What tools do you use? Share your tips…