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Is there anyway I can drag the text out from terminal and release in some other terminal or text file?

I am asking for a laptop, where a touchpad is used.

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Related: askubuntu.com/questions/101145/… –  i08in Feb 17 at 6:31
    
In Laptop Please. –  AgentCool Feb 17 at 6:32
    
Why not copy/paste? –  minerz029 Feb 17 at 7:32

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As @souravc suggested, instead of actually visually dragging it, you can copy paste using your mouse/touchpad and without involving the context-menu.

To copy select the text to be copied by dragging the mouse.

On a desktop: To paste, middle click where you want to paste.

On laptop: Press both the left click and right click together.

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yes it works nicely. –  souravc Feb 17 at 6:38
    
@rajagenupula: While copying or while pasting? Do you have any shortcut set for any of these key combinations? Which version of ubuntu and gnome-terminal are you using? –  i08in Feb 17 at 6:49
    
@rajagenupula: Please answer all the question, would make it easier to solve. –  i08in Feb 17 at 6:55
    
@rajagenupula: Can you please come over chat here: chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/13077/with-rajagenupula –  i08in Feb 17 at 7:05
    
its not allowing me to login into your chat room. –  AgentCool Feb 17 at 7:11

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