no clipboard

Bug #334769 reported by LimCore on 2009-02-26
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Bug Description

1. select a text in application, with keyboard (in example in kate program, or whatever)
2. ctrl+C copy it
3. close application
4. paste the text...
5. nothing pasted! whoops. fail.

Perhaps in 2009 linux (gnome) should get all this modern fancy features like a working clipboard (by default, in gnome), in addition to basic stuff like 3d rotating desktops and blurring windows GFX.

Martin Kossick (hacktick) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better.

I can confirm this with kate, but gedit for example does not have this problem.
Maybe this is a KDE issue.



Jonathan Thomas (echidnaman) wrote :

Nah, this is a Linux bug that has been present forever, regardless of desktop environment.
Applications like Klipper and Glipper were created to help make the bug less of a pain.

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