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Re: [vox-tech] Macro Key and Mouse recorder for Linux
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Re: [vox-tech] Macro Key and Mouse recorder for Linux




wget will not work because every page checks the IIS
session for UID/PWD.

I am using some Mercury tools to test the site. I was
looking for the same type of thing for linux.

If I could script the key presses and entries into the text
boxes then I could test galeon, opera, mozilla and netscape
on linux for compatability.

There are a number of tools to record keystrokes for
windows, but I have not found one for linux.

-- Andy


--- dugan@passwall.com wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 10:47:54AM -0700, Andy Wergedal
> wrote:
> > I am doing some web-site testing for one of my clients.
> I am using a number of windows-based tools to do the
> automated part of my testing. 
> > 
> > Does anyone know of a keystroke and mouse macro
> recorder for Linux? Or a web site tester.
> > 
> > I already dump the source code and compare against a
> known page. I need to automate the GUI portion in Linux
> 
> 
> If you need to check the source code of all linked pages,
> you may want
> to check out tools like wget. You can use it to copy an
> whole site, and
> have it passed level of recursion/jumps from starting
> page or
> use infinite recursion, specify the number of non-local
> sites to jump
> (dissimilar hostnames to use when starting from
> blah.com). Each page is
> downloaded and stored in a separate file and the local
> files are stored
> in a heirarchy much like what you find on the remote
> site. It (of
> course) does not copy server-side processing instructions
> and
> directives, as it only sees what a web browsr would see.
> 
> Another tool is "checkbot" which requires some perl
> modules. It examines
> all starting pages and can be passed args for how deeply
> it should
> search your site and pages. You can tell it to start from
> your "main
> page" and then recursively follow all links to pages and
> then links on
> those pages and then links on those pages.... etc.
> Usually, you limit it
> to check just your local pages *and* first links to other
> sites from
> your site (just to make sure your links to other pages
> work). It is a
> very cool tool. Unlike wget (which snarfs stuff as fast
> as it can)
> checkbot is a littme bit more sane and does is slower so
> as to not
> overwhelm your web server with too many requests too
> fast. Checkbot also
> allows for a dump file to store "status" where it updates
> its link
> checking status. From this page, you can also see pages
> that have broken
> links and the links that it thinks are borken based on
> the error code
> returned by the web server.
> 
> Are these what you are looking for? If not, I may have
> other ideas...
> 
> -ME  
> 
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