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I have been using Klipper as my clipboard manager and it was quiet flexible to use it's pop-up menu shortcut. But in ubuntu 10.10 it seems that there is no shortcut key to trigger the klipper popup menu.

Is there anyway to enable the popup menu shortcut for klipper?.

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Open the klipper pop-up menu with your mouse, go to 'Configure Klipper' go to Advanced and then Shortcut Options. You should be able to configure/re-configure the shortcut key in here. If this fails, then the Desktop Environment mught be overriding that key combination for a different function.

Hope this helps, Bodsda

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Thanks for the help. But I have already tried this and found that there is no such key in Shortcut Options. It was there in 10.04 but in 10.10 it is exist no more – aneeshep Nov 5 '10 at 13:43
You could uninstall the 10.10 version, grab the deb from for 10.04 and then install that. If you do an upgrade, it might keep the functionality. Failing that, you could pin the 10.04 version so that it doesnt update. – Bodsda Nov 8 '10 at 13:49
Since there is no other solution i accept this as answer. – aneeshep Nov 18 '10 at 5:49

Looks like a known bug with no workaround for GNOME:

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if you are using KDE, you have to specify the shortcut in system tray settings (instead of in the klipper global shortcuts). See

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No. I am a great fan of Gnome. – aneeshep Mar 14 '11 at 13:26
Thank you, user11900. (The workaround is to assign a shortcut key in System Tray Settings > Entries > Klipper.) – Manki Feb 21 '13 at 1:12

Have you thought about switching to Parcellite, which is good integrated in Gnome?

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Yes I have already tried it . But I still prefer klipper. Easy to use, configure and so on – aneeshep Mar 14 '11 at 13:27

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