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I have a graphic on the clipboard on ubuntu.

What's the quickest way to get it onto disk as a png or jpg?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

I just threw together a quick python script that will paste a clipboard image to a file.

It's very basic but it does the job but could be easily extended.


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I've been googling for a while and it seems as if there is no clipboard manager yet that supports pasting of an image directly in a folder, even though there is this Nautilus feature request.

So the answer would be paste it in a graphics application (e.g. gimp) and save it.

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