Track X Window events in chosen window

xev -id `xwininfo | grep 'Window id' | awk '{print $4}'`
After executing this, click on a window you want to track X Window events in. Explaination: "xev will track events in the window with the following -id, which we get by greping window information obtained by xwininfo"
Sample Output
EnterNotify event, serial 13, synthetic NO, window 0x6400053,
    root 0x13c, subw 0x640005b, time 42431610, (367,0), root:(369,63),
    mode NotifyNormal, detail NotifyVirtual, same_screen YES,
    focus NO, state 16

MotionNotify event, serial 13, synthetic NO, window 0x6400053,
    root 0x13c, subw 0x640005b, time 42431610, (367,0), root:(369,63),
    state 0x10, is_hint 0, same_screen YES

MotionNotify event, serial 13, synthetic NO, window 0x6400053,
    root 0x13c, subw 0x640005b, time 42431618, (366,0), root:(368,63),
    state 0x10, is_hint 0, same_screen YES

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By: ktoso
2009-09-19 22:47:16

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