Hi, On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:50:53AM +0000, John P . Looney wrote: > Anyone know how to get the contents of the X clipboard out at the command > line ? I did have a wish command for it...and lost it... Maybe... xprop -root | grep BUFFER ...? I highlit (?) something and did a grep through `xprop -root's output for it. Wesley.