can python do this?
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Wed Dec 2 16:17:37 CET 2009
>> Python can do anything Applescript can do with the appscript module -
>> see <http://appscript.sourceforge.net/py-appscript/index.html>. And,
>> naturally, very much more.
> wait, sorry, i forgot to mention. I am now on Linux. I want to know what
> python can do in Linux. On Mac, I am glad to use applescript.
This question is not so easy to answer. Because such functionality heavily
depends on your actual desktop environment - KDE, Gnome, or something
However, I'd say that using python you have a good chance of exploiting the
services that are actually available to you.
For example, taking a screenshot:
Uploading that to dropbox is simple python urllib stuff.
And there seem to be ways to insert things into the clipboard as well:
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