Easystroke Gesture Recognition is a free mouse gesture manager for Linux-based distributions. Easystroke records your pointer movements that you make with your mouse to execute certain actions. The current version of  Easystroke can emulate the following:

  • keypresses
  • Text
  • Shell Command Execution
  • Scroll Wheel, etc.

To install Easystroke on Ubuntu 11.04, open the Terminal and issue these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:easystroke/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install easystroke

To add mouse gestures, run this command from the Terminal:

 easystroke -g

Easystroke can be then started via the dash:

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