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Month: August 2017

Re: [trinity-users] clipboard behavior

From: dep <dep@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 22:03:20 -0400
said Nick Koretsky:

| You need klipper running and set to sync selection and clipboard.

Well, that puzzles me, because I'm fairly certain I didn't have it running 
on my previous install and was running 14.04 atop ubuntu 12.04, and it 
worked as it always has. In fact, I've made a point of not running Klipper 
at all, because I've always found Klipper to be an answer in search of a 
solution. For as long as I've run Linux, which is 20 years, so it predates 
KDE 1.0 and Klipper (which wasn't in KDE 1.x at all), selected text is 
copied by a center (or both-button) click.

Until this install on my machine now. So I'm puzzled and a little alarmed 
to learn that Klipper must be running for the ordinary X-windows 
copy/paste function, which has worked since Looking Glass desktop on 
Caldera 1.2 (and other desktops of the time as well). I'm thinking there's 
something going on here, unless there's supposed to be a little stub of 
Klipper running invisibly all the time, in which case this is the first 
I've heard of it.

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