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AUTOKEY-QT(1) General Commands Manual AUTOKEY-QT(1)


autokey-qt - keyboard automation utility for KDE and QT


autokey-qt [options]


This manual page briefly documents the autokey-qt command.

autokey-qt AutoKey is a desktop automation utility for Linux and X11. It allows the automation of virtually any task by responding to typed abbreviations and hotkeys. It offers a full-featured GUI that makes it highly accessible for novices, as well as a scripting interface offering the full flexibility and power of the Python language.
For more information refer to the online wiki at:


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show summary of options.
Enable verbose (debug) logging.
Show the configuration window on startup, even if this is not the first run.


AutoKey was written by Chris Dekter, loosely based on a script by Sam Peterson.

This manual page was written by Chris Dekter <>.

August 19, 2009