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I'd like to create a script to open an url and fill some forms. I don't want to save the form data on the browser, so I think that this script would be a good solution for me.

Any help?

I know how to open the url, just calling firefox url on terminal. Thanks.

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You can use curl or wget to send POST data to a web page. –  jordanm Oct 13 '12 at 1:24
    
There are many possible tools to do this. What exactly are you trying to do? –  Michael Hampton Oct 13 '12 at 4:34
    
See casperjs –  Jim Paris Oct 13 '12 at 4:42
    
@MichaelHampton, almost every day I have to check some informations filling 2 forms with personal data. But I don't want to save the data in my browser for privacy. So I'd like to execute a command on the terminal and get the site with the forms filled. Thanks. –  Sigur Oct 13 '12 at 13:26
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With appropriate encryption, your browser (depending on the browser) may have better encryption and security for stored forms than the plaintext script you'll be writing to pre-fill the forms. –  Alexios Oct 13 '12 at 14:16

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Xdotool lets you programatically (or manually) simulate keyboard input and mouse activity. http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/natty/man1/xdotool.1.html

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