[ILUG] X clipboard weirdness
john.allen at dublinux.net
Sun Apr 18 10:08:19 IST 2004
On Saturday 17 April 2004 19:06, Niall O Broin wrote:
> I just hit ^V in a form text input box in Mozilla to paste in some text I
> had highlighted in a terminal. As happens more often than one would like
> with Linux, thanks to the joys of the X clipboard, selection etc. I didn't
> get what I wanted. Nothing unusual there - normal procedure is to highlight
> the desired text AGAIN and then ^V will possibly work.
> But this time, I got something really strange - what was pasted into the
> text form was a couple of paragraphs of text from a project that I haven't
> worked on for weeks. Where the hell might that have come from?
If you are using KDE, and have klipper running I think is has a persistent
> This computer has been turned on and off numerous times since I last worked
> on that project, and it goes without saying that the X clipboard has had
> numerous different things in there since I worked on that project.
John Allen, mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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