xidle - run program after inactivity or edge sensitive

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository WTF i386
Package filename xidle_20130729_i386.deb
Package name xidle
Package version 20130729
Package release -
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category x11
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de>
Download size 8.35 KB
Installed size 49.00 KB
xidle runs a specific program after a certain amount of
inactivity time, or when the mouse cursor is moved to an
edge of the screen for a certain time, all of which is
configurable. It is commonly used to run xlock.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xidle_20130729_amd64.deb 20130729 amd64 WTF
xidle - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4
libx11-6 -
libxss1 -


Type URL
Mirror www.mirbsd.org
Binary Package xidle_20130729_i386.deb
Source Package xidle

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb https://www.mirbsd.org/~tg/Debs/ wheezy wtf
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install GPG key of the repository:
    # sudo apt-get install ca-bundle apt-transport-https wtf-debian-keyring
  4. Install xidle deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xidle

See Also

Package Description
xlax_2.4-1_i386.deb send keyboard input to multiple X11 windows