[ILUG] X clipboard weirdness
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Sun Apr 18 13:42:06 IST 2004
On Sunday 18 April 2004 12:15, Dermot McGahon wrote:
> > If you are using KDE, and have klipper running I think is has a
> > persistent clipboard.
> It does seem like a klipper bug, but would you not be better off
> just using normal X selection middle-click?
> One thing about normal X selection, is that if you select in an
> xterm, for example, and exit the xterm, the selection is lost.
> The selection is fetched from the client only when the middle-click
> is performed.
> That would be one reason to use a clipboard tool instead, or if
> you want to cycle through multiple previous cuts, but in general
> the standard X behaviour is functional and works.
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