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I really need to get some text I copied earlier on today (I have probably copied stuff hundreds of times after that).

My computer has been running from the time the text was copied. I do not have any clipboard programs installed.

Is it possible to get this text somehow?

I'm using 11.10.

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

If you don't have a clipboard manager then it's gone forever.

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Here are a list of clipboard mangers that work with Linux. Search the ubuntu repos for "clipboard" and see if you can find any.

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