Ctrl C brings up "This will abort the operation" alert

Bug #1046902 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2012-09-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

1. Start upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next.
2. Select some text in the terminal area, and press Ctrl C.

What happens: "Ctrl-c pressed" - "This will abort the operation and may leave the system in a broken state. Are you sure you want to do that?"

What should happen: The text is copied to the clipboard.

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
John Swing (john-swing) wrote :

I think Ctrl-c is the usal way to abort an operation in any linux terminal so I don't think this is a bug. You should use instead : <select text> + <right click> + <copy>

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
John Swing (john-swing) on 2012-12-03
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → Opinion
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) wrote :

Then, update-manager shouldn't have a terminal embedded. Copying text in terminals is done with Ctrl+Shift+C, but that's not obvious.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Opinion → Confirmed
Evan Peck (colors) wrote :

Yes, using Ctrl+C in lmost any terminal with print characters "^C". Try Ctrl+Shift+C and see if that works.

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