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auto move mouse program?

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May 10, 2013 8:18 AM

I need to have my cursor move automatically every minute or so, when I am not in front of my mac, so that a remote access program (over https) does not time out on me.


I cannot seem to find an auto move mouse program for the mac on the web.


There are lots for PCs.


Thanks for any help.



iMac (20-inch Mid 2007), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • davidsignal Level 3 Level 3 (525 points)
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    May 10, 2013 8:32 AM (in response to Mac81)

    I use a program caled cliclick, which runs in the command shell.  I usually put it in my applescripts for specific purposes where I need an actual mouse movement, but if you just need to move a the mouse for a particular program not to time-out, you could make a crontab entry to run cliclick every minute.  That might get annoying, though, if you were actually trying to use the computer.


    here it is:


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